Monthly Archives: February 2015

Antique watches: The fine points that motivate the ambition for one of the world’s most amazing gratifying rewards

Antique watches do not simply increase in value, they’re also accompanied by their very own individual slice of the past, some with a richer history than others. Details are the key point here.

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Antiquorum watch sale in Hong Kong records £2.54M in auction sales

Antiquorum’s auction of “Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces” brought a total of HK$30.8 million, or £2.57 million, at the beginning of February in Hong Kong, headlined by several Patek Philippe specimens, the auctioneer has revealed.

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Vintage pocket watch a link part of unlikely friendship during the Titanic disaster

Recently a prized and precious memento was taken to an antiques valuation day at a Perthshire garden centre, but this particular item stood out from the rest as it revealed an unlikely friendship in its history.

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100-year-old gold antique pocket watch part of Hobart Regatta history

A small part of history from the Hobart Regatta in Australia, a gold watch, has been recreated to mark a century of competition, just one of the beautiful antique pocket watches from yesteryear.

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Hike in world’s biggest auction’s buyer premium rates revealed

Purchasing those pocket watches UK collectors admire and revere so highly from leading auction house Sotheby’s has just been made the most costly its ever been, largely down to the hike in buyer’s premiums which are funded by successful bidders.

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4 of the finest vintage wrist watches from the roaring 20s

Here at Pieces of Time we have a superb range of antique pocket watches for sale as well as vintage wrist watches too. Recently we’ve been thinking about the sublime and elegant watches that were created during the 1920s. The 20s was arguably the first real decade of the wrist watch. This was a time when both men and women began to adapt wrist watches over pocket watches, which were a more common feature up until this point.

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Will hike in Swiss francs affect collectors of antique Swiss watches?

Swiss businesses discovered that they now need to deal with a new reality after the value of the Swiss franc spiked by an astonishing 30% in mid-January. Companies are fearing a crash in its exports after its central bank unlinked the currency from the euro, but will this affect the make antique pocket watches, antique wrist watches and other Swiss timepieces that are so world renowned.

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