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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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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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Antiquarian Horological Society declare ‘new era’ with new vintage wristwatch group

Swelling interest in antique watches for sale in recent years has seen a permeation in auction houses, and retail, as well as social media, and now the Antiquarian Horological Society has sat up and taken notice.

A Cartier Vintage Wrist Watch Similar to the antique wrist watches you can buy from Pieces of Time

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One of Earth’s finest ever watchmakers proclaims the Apple watch is ‘bland’

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.

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Antiquorum watch sale in Hong Kong records £2.54M in auction sales

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.

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Will hike in Swiss francs affect collectors of antique Swiss watches?

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.

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Certain Apple watches will be kept in safes in shops

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.

the combination on a safe ideal for storing valuable antique pocket watches

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