One Watch Collector, 160 Rare Rolex, Patek, Journe Watches: OAK Collection Opens Next Week

H743_Rolex GMT Master section - Rolex Ref. 17600 Pepsi Chuck Yaeger

Watch collectors and enthusiasts are in for a huge treat next week as a traveling exhibition begins its journey in London. More than 150 timepieces collected by one man  — over the course of four decades — will be unveiled to the world during the OAK Collection International Exhibit taking place at The Design Museum in…

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Ineichen La Vie En Rose Auction To Showcase F.P. Journe, Roth And More

Ineichen-Auctioneers-F.-P.-Journe-Chronometre-a-Resonance-Sincere-Limited-Edition-No.-202-RN

Ineichen Auctioneers’ first auction for the 2022 calendar year happens on March 12., 2022. Ineichen, which put up several hundred top watches for sale in the late 2021 auction, now promises 50 lots for the  La Vie en Rose auction. All watches with rose gold cases and all created by esteemed watchmakers from the big brands to the indies. Top lots…

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More Than 200 Rare And Coveted Watches Go Up For Auction By Ineichen Zurich This Weekend

F.P. Journe, Ineichen Zurich.

True watch collectors looking for their Holy Grail pieces may not need to look any further than the upcoming main and off-shoot auctions by Ineichen Zurich that will take place next weekend, November 20 and 21, both online and in person. The auction house is selling some impressive and rare  timepieces by both big brands…

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Phillips Auction Racks Up Record-Breaking Sales At $75 Million

Philippe Dufour, lot 14, Phillips Geneva auction

It was an incredible weekend in Geneva, where so many events took place, including the Grand Prix de Haute Horlogerie Geneve (GPHG), Only Watch 2021 auction and the Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo Geneva Watch Auction XIV, which set a record for the highest ever sale total in watch auction history. The two-day…

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Collectors’ Corner: The Journe Identity (or, the Beauty of FP Journe watches)

By Todd Vladyka, Philadelphia Collector   The first time I ever saw an FP Journe Chronometre Bleu, I almost didn’t try it on! A close friend and I decided to meet up in Zermatt for a few days of skiing. Earlier in the week he had been on business in Geneva attending SIHH, and I…

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A Moment in Time: Francois-Paul Journe Unveils the Chronometre Optimum in NYC

In a private appointment yesterday with master watchmaker Francois-Paul Journe (at the wonderful Madison Avenue FP Journe Boutique), we had the privilege of getting   hands-on to the brand new Chronometre Optimum watch that now joins FP Journe’s complex haute horlogerie collection.  This new piece – a three-hand watch – was several years in the making,…

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