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These Are Five of Sinn’s Most Legendary Tool Watches

On February 14th, 2018, Helmut Sinn passed away at the ripe age of 102. Sinn was an influential figure in watchmaking during the latter half of the …


Phillips Presents Elvis Presley’s Diamond-Set Omega Wristwatch | PHILLIPS

<b>The superb vintage Omega timepiece, formerly in the collection the King of Rock & Roll, will be one of the highlights of the Geneva Watch Auction:</b> …


The Man Behind The Watch

The race to space during the 1950s and ‘60s between Russia and the United States, created a period of technological advancement like no other. What …

Space Exploration

Charles Wylie's 1953 Mount Everest Conquest Rolex

<b>Charles Wylie’s 1953 Mount Everest Conquest Rolex.</b><p>Today I like to present to you the all original 1953 Mt Everest conquest Rolex of Major Charles …


King Farouk Of Egypt's Patek Philippe Watch Offered At Christie's Auction

Christie's is selling a prized, 18-karat gold Patek Philippe watch that belonged to King Farouk, the penultimate King of Egypt and the Sudan.<p>Farouk, …


Make a Statement With One of These Colorful Vintage Watches

We recently bemoaned the overall lack of colorful dials on modern watches. Color adds personality, and watchmakers during the ’60s and ’70s …


Elvis Presley's Diamond-Set, Tiffany Dial Omega Will Be Sold At Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: Seven

There are few pop culture figures that loom larger over the 20th century than Elvis Presley. From shrieking teenagers to pearl-clutching mothers, the …


Vintage Breitling: the Expert Interviews

Breitling is a brand that we recently featured as one of our top buys for collectors in our Vintage Market Update – The Chronographs. I mentioned …


Talking Watches: With Roger Smith

Today we're delighted to have with us one of the most respected figures in all of watchmaking: Mr. Roger Smith. Among his myriad accomplishments, he …


PAM 127 – The Origins of the “Fiddy”

The PAM 127 is a modern Panerai classic that doesn’t really require an introduction. Born in 2002 as an almost identical replica of a modified 6152/1 …


Phillips Watches Visits the Studio of Pucci Papaleo

Pucci Papaleo<p>When it comes to vintage Rolex Daytona watches, Pucci Papaleo has seen and photographed the very best. The Italian …


Auction Report: Phillips Teases The First Three Lots From Upcoming Daytona Ultimatum Sale (And Announces Pucci Papaleo As Curator)

Just a few weeks after dropping the hammer on Paul Newman's own Paul Newman Daytona, making it the most expensive wristwatch ever sold at auction, …


Ross Povey in Conversation with the One & Only, Eric Ku - Revolution


The Genius Behind the Most Important English Watch of Modern Times

The first time I saw the Space Traveller II watch it was on George Daniels‘ desk at his home, Riversdale, on the Isle of Man. George had made it for …


Historical Perspectives: Inside Geneva's 800-Year-Old Tour De l'Ile With Vacheron Constantin

Geneva is a city that's slow to give up its secrets, although that's at least in part due to how easy it is to go there year after year and not …

Vacheron Constantin

#TBT Breitling Sprint 2010, A Value Play on the Vintage Scene

If you’re at all active on Instagram, then you’ve likely noticed some things going on around the Breitling brand. First, a couple Saturdays ago, …


Kovpics Special Speedmaster Interview for Moonwatch Only


Speedy Tuesday – An Overview of all Omega Speedmaster Apollo XI Models

Omega and their Speedmaster Apollo XI limited editions. Some people love ‘m, others frown their eyebrows when Omega introduces another commemorative …




Jay-Z, Van Jones And The Case Of The Modified Rolex

Van Jones

TAG Heuer celebrates 55 years of the Heuer Carrera

How Jack Heuer launched his first motorsport chronograph in 1963 Its name alone conjures visions of racecars and rallies: the Heuer Carrera is more …


Seiko Sales – January 1970

Much of the information regarding vintage Grand Seiko references that you will find on this site has come from extensive and detailed research into …


Chrono24GTG Event Report

Last weekend we joined the Chrono24GTG Event in Germany. Chrono24 is best known to be the world leading watch market platform with 10 mio visits per …


Concealed Carry: A History of the Hamilton Bomb Timer

Vietnam War

A look at a Flawed 2998

Its been a while. For my first post of 2018 let us look at this 2998.<p>For me, collecting speedmasters is not just about finding flawless examples, …

Rolex GMT-Master 16753 – 52Mondayz, week #5

Last Saturday during the Chrono24 GTG in Karlsruhe (you’ll find our event report here) my attention was drawn to a Rolex GMT-Master in steel and …


Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 15 40th Anniversary 311.

<b>The Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 15 40th Anniversary is a limited edition of 1971 pieces. It was introduced in 2011 in celebration of the</b> …


Speedy Tuesday - Jacob's Omega Speedmaster 105.012-65 $500 Barn Find

Some people have all the luck in the world. One of our readers from the United States, Jacob, is a 23 year old Speedmaster enthusiast and did an …


From War to the Auction Block: The Story of Sgt Rowson’s Panerai Kampfschwimmer

Watches, perhaps because they are so much more personal than almost any other artifact, have a knack of telling stories that bring the past vividly …