Category Archives: vintage wrist watches

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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5 ways to spot a fake watch without being an aficionado

Have you ever been left red-faced after purchasing a watch that you thought was genuine that in fact turned out to be a fake? How do you spot a fake? Well we have a few pointers for anyone who doesn’t consider themselves quite the aficionado but still has a keen interest in antique pocket watches for sale, and other vintage timepieces. The last thing you want is to make a purchase on a collection of half hunter watches, only to find you’ve been ‘had’.

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Feature: Why is it that we collect things?

We aren’t going to beat around the bush here, we are going to discuss a question that many people who do collect things, and those who don’t, often wonder; why is it that we collect things?

A Collection of Patek Philippe antique pocket watches owned by Tiffany & Co.

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BHI Summer Show comes to Upton Hall this month

The British Horological Institute has organised a Summer Show which will open its doors to the public next weekend with a host activities for lover of UK antique pocket watches and the rest of the family too.

Upton Hall. The British Horological Institute, in the centre of Upton village.

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Some of the highlights from Patek Philippe’s new grand exhibition not to be missed

The new Patek Philippe Watch Art Grand Exhibition, which we wrote about here, has a host of regal “salons” that Patek Philippe have taken the time to have installed within the Saatchi Gallery earlier this week. So what’s been the standout areas for many watch lovers who have had the good fortune to view this amazing exhibit for themselves?

A Patek Philippe logo. Makers of antique watches for sale like this in Pieces of Time, London.

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New James Bond watch exhibit set to open next month in United States

Anyone who knows anything about the classic Bond films will know that Agent 007, apart from enjoying a shaken martini, will always be a Rolex man. Omega is the new choice for the character, but a new exhibit at the National Watch and Clock Museum (NAWCC) in Columbia, Pennsylvania, reveals that the most elite British spy ever to walk the earth has also donned a host of other brands throughout his catalogue of films, including TAG Heuer, Seiko, and Hamilton. They all have one thing in common though- they were quartz movements.

Roger Moore, the actor who played James Bond wearing an antique wrist watch

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Antiquarian Horological Society declare ‘new era’ with new vintage wristwatch group

Swelling interest in antique watches for sale in recent years has seen a permeation in auction houses, and retail, as well as social media, and now the Antiquarian Horological Society has sat up and taken notice.

A Cartier Vintage Wrist Watch Similar to the antique wrist watches you can buy from Pieces of Time

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Watches are retro chic, are they?

Whether you knew it, or not, wearing watches are considered to be an act of appreciating all that is retro chic. You can be wearing hunter watches as a serious statement, or, simply, because you love them, but come pocket or wrist, you’re now wearing something that falls into a genre of fashion. We can explain in a little more detail if you’re wondering what this is all about.

A Cartier Vintage Wrist Watch Similar to the antique wrist watches you can buy from Pieces of Time

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Part 4: For the love of Patek: A series dedicated to why we love Patek Philippe watches

We have reached the penultimate episode in our series dedicated to Patek Philippe watches and what makes them the exclusive and desirability entity they are.

In part we will be delving into the DNA of these spectacular movements that are quite simply remarkable in every way. Step this way to discover more!

Tiffany’s Patek Philippe Antique Watch Collection Vintage Pocket Watches Pieces of Time

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