Monthly Archives: July 2015

Vintage watches continue to produce improved fees at auction

We must say that we aren’t surprised, but, for those who may be thinking of starting a collection, it has been announced that the market for vintage watches is continuing to produce strong price bids for collectible antique wrist watches and pocket watches among other styles.

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Two scientists successfully reveal 350 year old question: why pendulum clocks swing together

Close to 350 years ago, a Dutch inventor and scientist by the name of Christiaan Huygens observed that two pendulum clocks hanging from the same wall would synchronise their swing after a certain amount of time. And following this moment in time the whole phenomenon has caused scientific head-scratching the world over for centuries after, but still, after all this time, no consensus was reached, until now.

A collection of pendulum clock on a wall down the road from Pieces of Time.

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Are Apple watches eating the watch market up, or could they be the start of something beautiful?

September 2014, and the Apple chief designer Jony Ive made some clear and incisive remarks about his company’s debut wearable device (The Apple Watch) to declare that the Swiss watch industry was ‘in trouble’. He’s not the first to make these kinds of remarks, or statements of intent. Swiss horologists have remained defiant in previous situations of extinction, and it can be done again.

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Enrich your style by wearing a watch

We can thank the surge in popularity of the mobile phone and the tablet for the fact that watches being worn by individuals has somewhat decreased for people under the age of 50. We can argue that the smartwatch is striving to counteract that notion though. You invariably see someone wearing an inexpensive digital watch, but for the most part, men’s wrists are naked today.

A man wearing a suit who buys antique pocket watches for sale from Pieces of Time

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Iconic digital watchmaker Casio announce plans to dive into the smartwatch race

The iconic producer of the digital watch seen on many a wrist, Casio, is taking a monumental stride leap into the 21st century following the announcement that the Japanese watchmakers will be producing its first official smartwatch.

A bright green version of the vintage wrist watch design from Casio the F-91W- Pieces of Time. Continue reading