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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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Man sells ‘cursed’ Rolex after trio of unfortunate events

For many, the idea of purchasing an antique wrist watch, such as a vintage Rolex, in immaculate condition for the very reasonable fee of £1,000 would be a temptation too strong. However, you might want to consider with caution as its current proprietor says he thinks it could well be cursed!

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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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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

Recap: Autumn’s on the horizon, when do the clocks go back this year?

We might be pulling the plug on summer a fraction to soon, but we don’t think anyone would really notice, do you? So as autumn creeps in and the sun begins its daily routine of setting earlier, the age old question begins to do the rounds, “when do the clocks go back?”

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Iconic digital watchmaker Casio announce plans to dive into the smartwatch race

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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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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