A retired school teacher with a passion for diving was left gobsmacked recently when he found out the price of a Rolex watch he received in exchange for a table before it heads off to auction Continue reading “Retired teacher’s Rolex that was acquired in exchange for a table is set for auction”
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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Time. Something we all base our daily schedules around. Some have too much, some don’t have enough, but have you ever actually tried to get your head around the concept of time? In this day and age, it’s not only watch-wearers who are conscientious of timings. Following the industrial revolution, people became obsessed with times and schedules and they are now prevalent on objects we use every single day, such as laptops, phones and even microwaves.
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There are few factors that can increase the value of antique pocket watches and classical watches at auction quite like the watch belonging to a celebrity figure. Continue reading “5 celebrity owned watches that hit the jackpot at auction”
If you’re new to the world of wristwatch timepieces you will ask yourself the question “what watch should I wear?”, well, you’re in luck, as our handy guide will help you decide what to adorn on your wrist. Continue reading “What watch should I wear?”
George Daniels is often referred to as one of the most influential watchmakers of the last one hundred years. He was self-taught in making classic men’s watches, and pocket watches with the iconic horologist only making just short of thirty timepieces on his own before his passing back in 2011. Continue reading “Two George Daniels pocket watches are heading to auction”
The weather has been rather mixed the last few weeks, but believe it or not, spring is here and this weekend sees the return of British Summer Time. Continue reading “Don’t forget to adjust your watch as this weekend sees the return of BST”
World renowned watchmakers Patek Phillipe are sending their ‘Calibre 89’ pocket watch to auction where it could shatter the £19.4 million world record. Continue reading “Patek Philippe’s Calibre 89 pocket watch heading to auction”
The oldest watch manufacturer in the world has created a new pocket watch that has been eight years in the making and boasts a staggering amount of complications. Continue reading “The oldest watch manufacturer in the world has created a new timepiece”
Watches are truly remarkable, from the intricate craftsmanship that goes into producing some of the finest mechanical watches for men to the complications found in antique pocket watches. Continue reading “7 Interesting Facts About Watches”