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Patek Phillipe worth $2.5 sold in Hong Kong

Antique watch among world’s all-time rarest sells for $2.5 million

Vintage watches for sale don’t come much rarer than this. If you’re looking to own a piece of horological history, then it’s going to cost you. The latest example of this is a stunning Patek Philippe watch, reference No. 2499, that sold for $2.5 million at an auction in Hong Kong on May 31.

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Breguet antique pocket watch set to be included in 12m Geneva auction

A sublime Breguet pocket watch, one of the many antique watches from their collection which was formerly owned by Charles-Louis Havas, founder of news wire Agence France-Presse (AFP), will launch Christie’s Rare Watches auction on 16 May 2016 at the Four Season Hotel des Bergues in Geneva.

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All you need to know about the first wristwatch ever made

While we are all surrounded by timepieces, large and small, of various designs, descents, and quality, have you ever stopped to ask yourself where it all began? More specifically, when the first wristwatch was ever made? If this is a question that’s been bugging you then we can help to scratch that itch!

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Auction records set by another Patek Philippe timepiece

It seems as though there isn’t a week that goes by where Patek Philippe movements aren’t making the headlines. This week is no different, following the latest news that a Patek Phillipe stainless steel watch realised a record £4.82 million at an auction in Geneva at the weekend (November 7-8).

A Patek Philippe logo, antique pocket watches for sale at Pieces of Time

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Is there still a hunger for the status watch today?

There’s always been something about the way it feels when other men, successful men, men who clearly have style, notice and admire your fine timepiece. It’s as if for men who have a passion for movements have a sort of secret handshake that only those in the know would ever understand.

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Gen. George S. Patton’s pocket watch set for auction this month

Another Patek Philippe classic creation is up for auction. This time it’s the 1909 pocket watch given to General George S. Patton by his parents upon his graduation from West Point Academy.

A black and white image of Gen. George S. Patton wearing an antique pocket watch for sale

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A Renoir-inspired pocket watch sale sees Christie’s important watches auction reach £5.3 million

An exclusive Patek Philippe pocket watch with Suzanne Rohr enamel which was based on Pierre-August Renoir’sTwo Sisters(1881) obliterated the forecasted sale price at Christie’s sale of Important Watches in New York last week (June 17).

Pierre-Auguste Renoir-Two Sisters (On the Terrace)-Google Art Project antique pocket watch Pieces of Time

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Successful Patek Philippe Exhibition extends opening hours

The organisers involved with the Patek Philippe Exhibition have announced further good news for enthusiasts of the finer things in life with the news that, after seeing more than 25,000 people visit the Watch Art Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition in its first week, they will be extending their opening hours.

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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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