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Example of a Rolex antique pocket watch on offer at Pieces of Time

The World’s Most Expensive Rolex Has Just Sold for Over $5 Million

Geneva’s spring auction season kicked off in style at the weekend, when an exceptionally rare and unique Rolex watch became the most expensive Rolex ever to be sold at auction, going for $5,060,427.

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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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Bonhams set to sell off collection of 2,000 watches belonging to Dutch noble family

One of the biggest watch collections on the planet, kept by a Dutch dynastic family which dates back to the 13th century, is set to go up for auction at Bonhams next month (December). Bonhams Auction Hall selling antique wrist  watches like those sold at Pieces of Time Continue reading

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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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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Made In Chelsea star Mark-Francis Vandelli reveals his designer watch collection valued in excess of £50,000

For those who are unaware who Mark-Francis Vandelli is, he is a cast member or ‘character’ on the largely popular TV show, Made In Chelsea. He’s a well-to-do, privately educated son of a multimillionaire industrialist and model.

Mark-Francis Vandelli at an evening event near Pieces of Time, London antique watch dealers.

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