Instagram is a wonderful melting pot of all things from food, to art, funny images and sport. But when we discovered all of the fine pocket watches that were being uploaded we felt we had to share them a we were simply too impressed with them not to! Continue reading “Six pocket watches from Instagram we love”
Treat yourself at start 2016 to one of our three featured timepieces, whether it be to add to your existing collection, a gift, or for personal use, these movements are a thing of beauty. Read on to find out more:
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We must say that we aren’t surprised, but, for those who may be thinking of starting a collection, it has been announced that the market for vintage watches is continuing to produce strong price bids for collectible antique wrist watches and pocket watches among other styles.
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At Pieces of Time we are looking to constantly add new and interesting pieces to our catalogue of vintage movements, and we can announce that we have some exciting new timepieces to tell you about!
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Antique pocket watches aren’t found to have been inscribed by Winston Churchill every day, but one such timepiece has recently just been sold for £12,000 at auction.
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An exclusive Patek Philippe pocket watch with Suzanne Rohr enamel which was based on Pierre-August Renoir’sTwo Sisters(1881) obliterated the forecasted sale price at Christie’s sale of Important Watches in New York last week (June 17).
Continue reading “A Renoir-inspired pocket watch sale sees Christie’s important watches auction reach £5.3 million”
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.
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The townspeople of Bury St Edmunds, among others from outside the region, will be keen to learn that the Gershom-Parkington collection – one of the finest compilations of antique watches & clocks in the country– worth £8m to £10m – will return to permanent public display.
Continue reading “Largest ever display of Gershom-Parkington watches & clocks set for Moyse’s Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds”
We’re taking a look at the story of an historian who took some time out so that he could investigate the history of one particular antique pocket watch.
Continue reading “Discover a watch mystery with us as we take a step back in time”
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.
Continue reading “Antiquorum watch sale in Hong Kong records £2.54M in auction sales”