Watch Collectors Speak Out

Meet Phillips Auction House- the New Kid on the Block that has Achieved Record Highs with Rolex Day Dates

It isn’t everyday that an auction house can come in as the new kid on the block and powerhouse through a single day sale — making world records that stun Rolex lovers and poke a little thorn into the sides of  the tried-and-true houses such as Sotheby’s, Christies’ and Antiquorum. However, Phillips has done just…

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It’s a Long Name, but a Full-Bodied Spirit: Introducing the Hublot Big Bang UNICO Chronograph Retrograde Kobe “Vino” Bryant

Luxury Swiss watch brand, Hublot, recently raised a glass (a wine glass, that is,) in Napa Valley to unveil its newest watch — created in cooperation with  brand ambassador, basketball star Kobe Bryant. The Big Bang UNICO Chronograph Retrograde Kobe “Vino” Bryant watch debut coincided with the opening of the brand’s  first boutique in San Francisco.This…

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Omega Speedster Professional Watch Owned by Astronaut Alan Bean Sells for $50,000

Earlier today, the seventh annual Space History auction from Bonhams took place — on the very same date that marks the 50th anniversary of America’s first spacewalk. Among the many rare and coveted items up for auction was astronaut Alan Bean’s 18-karat gold Omega Speedmaster Professional watch.  The timepiece fetched $50,000. During the Apollo 12 mission, Captain…

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H. Moser & Cie can Only Build 1,000 Watches a Year- Here’s Why (Video)

We have written about H. Moser & Cie before here. The brand regularly impresses us with its technical prowess and classic elegance. Unfortunately, the small independent company can only produce about 1,000 watches a year – for worldwide consumption. If you take a few minutes of your time – and it is well worth it…

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Red Bar Crew – Watch Collectors Gone Wild

By Gordon Henderson It has been said that life is a contact sport. Go out and meet people because many of life’s experiences are driven by the relationships you create. To this end, being around like-minded people is paramount. For me, finding a watch club has not only been a really cool experience with unbelievably…

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Collectors’ Corner: How Swatch Love Turned to Serious Watch Love

by Amit Dev Handa (Las Vegas collector) My love affair with watches began when I was 13 years old — with Swatch watches. I was lucky enough to be exposed to a retail environment and family business where I was around these incredibly accessible art pieces that ticked all day long. This changed the game…

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