Monthly Archives: May 2015

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

The newPatek 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 theSaatchi Galleryearlier 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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Patek Philippe museum set to loan out 100 watches to exclusive Grand Exhibition

Patek Philippe has granted an extensive collection of exclusive timepieces to travel to London from its Geneva museum for the Patek Philippe Watch Art Grand Exhibition, taking place later this month.

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

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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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Ladies’ pocket watch styles- 3 ways to wear yours

There is always a great deal of talk regarding the style guides and advice for men and how the most socially appropriate way is to wear ones pocket watch, depending on occasion and dress code. But we seldom hear about how women’s style guides and the advice associated with females sporting their prized possession after seeing pocket watches for sale and deciding that an antique is the right choice for them- as many people often find.

Taking this into account the team at Pieces of Time decided to give the ladies some guidance with three main approaches on how to wear a woman’s pocket watch.

A woman wearing a long neck chain with a woman’s antique pocket watch on in a field. Continue reading