Vintage Watches by DaleVito

By Dale Vito | The best vintage watch magazine on Flipboard. Vintage watches by Rolex, Patek Philippe, Heuer, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre and many others from a wide variety of blogs and magazines.

Rolex Scuba Diver’s Guide from 1966

On June 30, 2018, the London-based auction house Watches of Knightsbridge will be offering a Rolex Submariner 5513 “Meters first” from 1969. Such a …

Scuba Diving

A Journey to Florence in May 2018

Every year in the month of May I travel to Florence to meet the truly important people when it comes to Panerai. <b>Maria Teresa Panerai</b>, the widow of …

Watches

Editorial: That Time I Wrote That 'Swatch Group' Was A Dumb Name, And What Happened Next

Watch companies adore anniversaries. In this age of hyper-marketing, any anniversary divisible by five is worthy of fireworks and commemorative …

Watches

Phillips 2915-1 Sold for $412,000

The worlds most expensive speedmaster sold at Phillips Auction House. You can see the original Hi Res from the Phillips listing here<p>This sold for a …

Costa Rica

Nautilus 3800 Gold

Yes, your reading this correctly. I have chosen a 3800 Gold Nautilus as my next PAK watch. Many collectors might have an issue with my choice.After …

Watches

Auction Report: The McQueen Estate Disputes The Provenance Of Supposed Steve McQueen Submariner Being Sold By Phillips

For the two weeks since Phillips announced that it would be selling a Rolex Submariner reference 5513 given by Steve McQueen to his stunt man Loren …

Watches

Vintage luminous watches could cause cancer say British scientists

<b>The current explosion in demand for vintage watches could be storing up health risks for collectors of Second World War timepieces.</b><p>A study by …

Watches

#TBT The Seiko Ashtray Series – Fantastic 80’s Titanium Divers

Titanium. We’re spoiled by the abundance of the stiff, strong, and lightweight metal today and tend to pay little regard to how difficult a material …

Watches

Auction Report: Rolex Submariner Sells For Over $1,000,000, Becoming The Most Expensive Sub Ever

Last night at Christie's in New York City, the watch you see here sold for over $1 million, becoming the most expensive Submariner ever sold at …

Watches

HeuerTime’s Abel Court: Looking After Jack’s Kids

Among the notable brand specialists the vintage watch world boasts, the illustrious Abel Court—the one-man operation behind HeuerTime—occupies a …

Watches

Caution! Fake Pre Vendôme Galore at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s has announced a bunch of Pre Vendôme and Richemont Panerai watches for their upcoming “Important Watches” auction on May 24, 2018 in New …

Watches

How to Assemble the World’s Most Epic Speedmaster Collection and How to Buy It

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Watches

Takeaways and Top Lots at Phillips’ Hong Kong Auction

Many lots that were expected to do well did indeed perform well at first auction put together by Thomas Perazzi, the recently installed head of …

Watches

The Unusual and Interesting at Phillips Hong Kong

Phillips’ upcoming Hong Kong auction is an intellectual one, exemplified by the esoteric Sea-Dweller that has no helium escape valve, but that …

Watches

Highlights from Bruun Rasmussen’s May Watch Auction

Bruun Rasmussen, an auction house we’ve never really had the pleasure to get up close and personal with. This is perhaps in part due to the fact that …

A Rolex Round-Up from Phillips’ Hong Kong Auction

The upcoming Phillips Hong Kong watch auction is heavy on vintage watches, with about half the 230 lots being vintage.While vintage Rolex features …

Hands-On with Patek Philippe Highlights at Phillips’ Hong Kong Auction

Phillips’ <i>The Hong Kong Watch Auction: Six</i> (HKWA6) is the first sale put together by its recently installed chief in the region, Thomas Perazzi. The …

Exceptional Movements In History: IWC Caliber 89

When it comes to selecting a watch for the purposes of getting the job done, there are three qualities that must be looked for: simple, robust, and …

Geneva May 2018 watch auction analysis: Part II

The scissors are widening ever more in terms of who dominates in vintage watches. Phillips watches sold more watches than all the other auction …

Found: Another Crazy Patek Philippe Ref. 2526 Coming Up For Auction

There's no two ways about it: The reference 2526 is one of <i>the</i> hot watches right now. Prices for relatively standard examples have gone up …

Technical Perspective: The Split–Seconds Caliber 79230 And The Original IWC Doppelchronograph Pilot's Watch

In 1993, IWC launched the Doppelchronograph – a <i>rattrapante</i> (split–seconds) chronograph with a complication, designed by Richard Habring, built on a …

Military Watches of the World: Great Britain Part 2—Post-WWII Through the Vietnam War Era

<b>In Part 2 of the British installment of our series, Military Watches of the World, we are going to examine the wristwatches issued to HM’s forces</b> …

EDITOR’S PICK: We ask the experts how to build a potentially valuable watch collection

Editor’s note: Nigh on a year ago, Sandra delved into the mercurial, and occasionally murky, world of investing in vintage watches. But rather than …

The 80s: A Legendary Caliber, the Lemania Carrera Chronograph

The Heuer Carrera in the 1980s The Eighties were a decisive decade for the future of Heuer: the TAG corporate group assured the future of the …

Key Takeaways From the Geneva Auction Season

While it was the usual quartet, Antiquorum, Christie’s, Phillips and Sotheby’s, that held their watch auctions over three days last week, the spring …

The Black Racing Sold at Phillips

From the Spring Geneva Sale 2018<p><i>(All photos are harvested from the Phillips site and used pending permission – they would be removed if I am …

My Rolex Geneva Auction Report May 2018

<b>My Rolex Geneva Auction Report May 2018</b>The main reason why I visited the Geneva watch auctions was the <b>Daytona Ultimatum sale</b>, which became off course …

Geneva May 2018 watch auction analysis: Part I

In the Daytona Ultimatum catalogue opening remarks Aurel Bacs asks us to be the judge if his tennis game (meaning what Phillips watches team has …

Auction Report: What We Learned From The May 2018 Geneva Auctions

The last few days have been host to a handful of high-profile watch auctions in Geneva from all the major auction houses, including Christie's, …