Have you ever been left red-faced after purchasing a watch that you thought was genuine that in fact turned out to be a fake? How do you spot a fake? Well, we have a few pointers for anyone who doesn’t consider themselves quite the aficionado but still has a keen interest in antique pocket watches for sale, and other vintage timepieces. The last thing you want is to make a purchase on a collection of half hunter watches,only to find you’ve been ‘had’. Continue reading “5 Ways to Spot a Fake Antique Watch”
Many peoples’ admiration of antiques, and antique wrist watches, stop at collecting, but not for Todd Sloane. Sloane is fascinated by the mechanics of a wide range of antique products and this fascination has turned into the subject of his art.
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A recent study has shown that those holding antiques in their home seem to be lacking sufficient insurance for their valuables. Purchasing the correct insurance is a must, particularly when housing expensive and beloved antique collections.
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Antique pocket watchesare widely collected around the world. But, as with anything, these movements can become tarnished or build up certain elements that can dull the appearance of the timepieces.
This is where cleaning comes into play. While we advise people to visit a professional antique watch dealer to carry out these processes to ensure that you don’t damage the items you have, we understand that it may not always be possible to do this. However, we have a handy guide for you so that you can clean a vintage pocket watch and have it back to its original state before you know it.
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Watch lovers will come together this week as the industry’s finest watches are set at centre stage at the exquisite luxury shopping destination The Royal Exchange for the second annual Watch & Jewellery Week.
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The highly-heralded LAPADA Art and Antiques Fair will once again take place in the fitting, and rather spectacular setting of Berkley Square, where a wide range of some of the finest antiques and pieces of art will be on show for all to revel in.
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The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) has recently revealed that they have created a new position in the organisation, in the form of Chief Executive Officer, as part of their efforts to raise and improve their profile in the UK, and overseas, respectively.
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A vintage timepiece owned by a survivor of the Titanic was one of the main items to be brought along and discovered by the adorning crowds at Keyworthcharity valuation day.
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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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