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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A vintage timepiece owned by a survivor of the Titanic was one of the main items to be brought along and discovered by the adorning crowds at Keyworthcharity valuation day.
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At Pieces of Time we are looking to constantly add new and interesting pieces to our catalogue of vintage movements, and we can announce that we have some exciting new timepieces to tell you about!
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For those of you who love to visit the various antiques shows, you will be pleased to be informed that the Chester Antiques Show is set for a return this coming October, it has been announced.
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The former deputy mayor of London, Victoria Borwick MP, has successfully been chosen as the new president of BADA (British Antique Dealers’ Association).
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As lovers of antique pocket watches and vintage timepieces in general we decided to take a look into the past to discover the etymology, otherwise known as the word history, of the word ‘antique’.
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September 2014, and the Apple chief designer Jony Ivemade 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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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.
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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.
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Antique pocket watches aren’t found to have been inscribed by Winston Churchill every day, but one such timepiece has recently just been sold for £12,000 at auction.
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