Monthly Archives: February 2016

The major plan to introduce Universal Time

Before we get into the full details of this intriguing notion, just consider, would the world run more efficiently if the time was the same in every corner of the globe?

A significant plan has been created to rid us of global time zones and instead have a single “Universal Time” system. It’s worth mentioning that this is gathering a fair amount of support too!

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Video: watch the world’s first fully functional 3D-printed pocket watch in action

Now that 3D printing is on hand to produce everything from bikes, to shoes and even jet parts, it’s hardly surprising that someone created the world’s first 3D-printed pocket watch. We’ll be honest, nothing beats the traditional antique pocket watches for sale, in our opinion, but it’s interesting to see what can be done these days, isn’t it?

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Four facts about spring’s astronomical equinox

You might be looking at your watches wondering just how long it’ll be until spring time will be upon us. Well there are two official beginnings for spring; the astronomical and meteorological. As we are in the market of dealing with antiquewristwatches and vintagepocket watches, we will be looking into the former, and leaving the latter to the Met Office!

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Giving a watch as a gift and what it means to different people

Have you ever given someone a watch as a present? Perhaps you chose a timepiece for a loved one, a family member, or your children. Have you ever thought past the initial notion that it’s a nice gift that will be received well and questioned what it means to different people to be given a watch, whether it’s antique pocketwatches, vintage wrist watches, or a ‘my first watch’ style movement?

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SOFAA appoints new chairman after seven years

As sellers of fine antique pocket watches for sale, UK antiques dealers, Pieces of Time, like to keep a keen eye on other elements of the antique industry, with great appreciation it has to be said. And as such we would like to offer our congratulations to the new Society of Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers (SOFAA) recently appointed chairman, Mr Clive Stewart-Lockhart.

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