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?
Watchmaker Roger Smith was the guest of honour at Birmingham City University recently, when the world tour of film The Watchmaker’s Apprentice came around to the city.
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.
Rolex has accused Matteo Renzi, the Prime Minister of Italy, of damaging its brand after he labelled protesters who ran amok in Milan recently as spoilt brats with a penchant for the Swiss company’s luxury watches.
The new watch from Apple may well be a smartwatch in essence but they don’t want you to think it’s one. Since the Apple Watch was unveiled in September last year, the company has been saying that its primary purpose is to tell the time, and not, like previous smartwatches to hit the market, cram a host of features from your smartphone into a smaller device worn on ones wrist.
Antiquorum’s auction of “Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces” brought a total of HK$30.8 million, or £2.57 million, at the beginning of February in Hong Kong, headlined by several Patek Philippe specimens, the auctioneer has revealed.
A man has struck it lucky in a Goodwill store in America by stumbling across an original LeCoultre antique wrist watch that only cost him $5.99 (£3.88), later selling it for $35,000 (£22,678).
Swiss businesses discovered that they now need to deal with a new reality after the value of the Swiss franc spiked by an astonishing 30% in mid-January. Companies are fearing a crash in its exports after its central bank unlinked the currency from the euro, but will this affect the make antique pocket watches, antique wrist watches and other Swiss timepieces that are so world renowned.
The luxury version of the new Apple Watch which is made from 18-carat yellow or rose gold, is set to be stored in safes within the stores stocking them, sources are leading people to believe.