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Bring a Loupe: A Full Set Rolex Daytona Ref. 16528, An Automatic Cartier Tank, And A Gold Omega Constellation De Luxe

As the seasons change and the weather cools off, gold watches now outnumber stainless steel watches in this week’s roundup, which is stacked with top …

Watches

Why You Aren’t Supposed to Polish a Watch

Back in 2011 a Rolex 6062, a sought-after gold-cased calendar watch, sold for well over half a million dollars at Christie’s. In addition to being a …

Watches

Phillips Withdraws Steve McQueen's Rolex Submariner From Auction Amid Conflict With The McQueen Estate

The saga of Steve McQueen's Rolex Submariner has another Hollywood-worthy plot twist<i>—</i>Phillips has withdrawn the watch from its December 5 auction due to a dispute with the McQueen estate.<p>Immediately after<i>Forbes</i> broke the news in June about the McQueen Rolex going up for sale, there was tremendous …

Rolex Watches

Bring a Loupe: A Patek Philippe Ref. 2526 With Original Bracelet, A Tropical Omega Speedmaster Ref. 2998-1, And A Trio Of Awesome Submariners

Just last Friday, we we went all-out with Bring A Loupe, but we still wanted to push things a bit with this week's installment. The watches we've …

Watches

Phillips Has Withdrawn The Steve McQueen Rolex Submariner From Its December Sale

When news broke back in June that Phillips would be selling a Rolex Submariner once owned by Steve McQueen, the watch world went a little crazy. …

Rolex Watches

Le Monde Edmond: Gold Daytona: The power of gold

Followers of my blog will know that I have been attracted to gold watches with gold bracelets for a long time. There is something warm about the …

Daytona

Editors' Picks: The Biggest Auction Surprises Of The Last Year

When it comes to watch auctions, there are a few things that you can pretty much count on these days. For example, quality Daytonas are almost always …

Watches

The ‘Unknown’ Cartier Tank: The Louis Cartier Jumbo | Quill & Pad

by George Cramer<p>The Cartier Santos-Dumont, known as Cartier’s first wristwatch, is the watch that brought the brand horological fame and …

The True Story of the Mythical Rolex “Zenith” Daytona in Platinum | SJX Watches

Share Instagram<p>While vintage, manual wind Rolex Daytonas have been all the rage recently, contemporary Cosmographs with automatic movements are …

Watches

The Garibaldi Chronicles – Part One

The story you are about to read is in my opinion the single most important puzzle piece of recent Panerai history.<p>On January 21, 2004, an amazing …

Breitling Navitimer 1 Automatic 38 and the History of the Slide Rule Watch

Excelsior Park Excel-O-Graph: A small, but very real, computer

Home – News – Chronograph Watches –<p>Excelsior Park Excel-O-Graph: A small, but very real, computer<p>Par Anna Wu-Chauvineau<p>Le 3 May 2017<p>0.00<p>Y<p>You probably …

Le Monde Edmond | Five reasons why I love vintage Rolex: Reason Nr 3

<b>Part 3: Vintage Rolex is just design perfection.</b> I love vintage Rolex because of the simple but superb design. This point might be perhaps my weakest …

Asprey Vintage Watch Club in New Bond Street, London, to host Exhibit of Classic Timepieces

Collecting watches is hardly a full-contact sport, but there are perils for hapless buyers. As collectors we are victims of desire: we see pieces out …

Le Monde Edmond: Five reasons why I love Vintage Rolex: Reason Nr 2

<b>Part 2: Vintage Rolex is all about Patina and colors.</b><p>No other watch brand on this planet can develop the kinds of patina that Rolex does. No other …

The Ad Man Who Made The Best Watch in The World

In the luxury watch industry, tradition demands that those who do the actual work of designing, making and promoting the products remain anonymous, …

Editors' Picks: Our White Whale Watches

We see a lot of watches here at HODINKEE HQ. Like, <i>a lot</i>. In fact, it's probably safe to say that we see more watches than almost anyone on the …

Gerd-Rüdiger Lang’s 850-Piece Chronograph Collection: Likely The Most Complete Collection Of Wrist Timers In The World

Many of you are likely to be asking yourselves, “Who is Gerd-Rüdiger Lang?” Understandable. If we told you he founded Chronoswiss in 1983, you might …

Bring a Loupe: A Rare Salmon-Dial Patek Philippe Ref. 3940, A Crispy Heuer Camaro, And A Very Slim Rolex

<i>Editor's Note: After receiving countless emails, comments, Instagram call-outs, and DMs, we are extremely excited to be bringing back Bring A Loupe.</i> …

Vintage Panerai 3646 with “Kampfschwimmer” engravings

Good news for aficionados of “German” Panerai watches. On September 1, 2018, the German auction house Eppli will be auctioning a never-before-seen …

Tropical Dials Explained By A Vintage Watch Restoration Expert

My name is Michael Young and as the founder of Classic Watch Repair and co-founder of UNDONE watches, I’d like to talk about a particular style of …

Introducing: The New On The Dash

For as long as we've known him, Jeff Stein has been a fixture in the vintage Heuer community. The collector founded his site, OnTheDash, in 2003 and …

5 Cool Pilot's Watches

Channel your inner Maverick with these five cool pilot’s watches.<p>What constitutes a pilot’s watch? On a meta level I’d say a watch for cockpit duty …

The best Omega Speedmaster Watches

The Omega Speedmaster is hotter than it’s ever been. Prices for vintage pieces are steadily rising to heights previously exclusive to Rolex and Patek …

Watches of Knightsbridge June Post Auction Results & Thoughts

Last weekend Watches of Knightsbridge’s second auction of this year took place, so we thought it would be good to see how some of the lots we …

Watches

What to Wear: Watches to start your Watch Collection

So, you’ve caught the watch bug. Welcome to the club. Next thing you know you’ve saved up a bit of money and now you’re eager to start your journey …

Exceptional Movements In History: Omega Caliber 321 | Quill & Pad

by Ashton Tracy<p>Asking vintage watch enthusiasts which chronographs they might pick as their favorites, one movement quickly comes to mind: the Omega …

Chronographs

Vintage Rolex Daytonas from Hell at Antiquorum

Antiquorum – in collaboration with Monaco Legend Group – is about to auction a bunch of vintage Rolex Daytonas in two of their upcoming auction. <b>Rare</b> …

Just Because: Nine Awesome Vintage Vacheron Constantin Watches Available At The Brand's New York Boutique

Tucked away all the way up on Madison Avenue at 64th Street is the Vacheron Constantin boutique. Usually filled with the latest and greatest modern …