Patek Philippe

5 Pieces Of Clothing You’re (Probably) Spending Too Much Money On

If ever you need proof that fashion’s quality promises should be choked down with a fistful of salt, look to the recent revelation that Louis …

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The best action watches for men

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A Grand Shopping Experience: Grand Bazaar NYC

A visit to Grand Bazaar NYC, the largest and one of the oldest weekly flea markets in New York City, is like opening a treasure chest; you never know …

Travel

hands-on with the Orion neomatik 39 340

The NOMOS Orion Neomatik 39 was released a short while ago as part of the brand’s larger At Work series. Today I had the reference 340 in our …

Watches

Hands-On with Vintage Highlights from Christie’s Hong Kong Watch Auction

Christie’s annual end-year Hong Kong watch auction happens in two weeks, with 315 lots slated to go under the hammer. The selection includes a good …

Watches

Introducing the New Head of Phillips Watches in Asia: A Q&A With Thomas Perazzi

Now in his eleventh year in the watch auction business, Thomas Perazzi was most recently the head of Christie’s watch department in Geneva. Having …

Watches

Fifteen Aviation-Inspired Watches That Fly Above the Rest

Stowa Flieger Klassik Chrono Automatic Limited<p>This year marks the 90th anniversary for Germany’s Stowa brand. To celebrate the milestone, the …

Watches

One of the World’s Best Watchmakers Made a Secret Wiretapping Device

Patek Philippe is known for making some of the highest quality (and most expensive) watches in the world. But at some point, it also turned out an …

For Men

Editorial: Price, Value, And The Strange Case Of The Nine Million Dollar Postage Stamp

The Paul Newman Daytona, owned by Paul Newman, and given by him to his daughter's boyfriend, has been called overhyped, and there is no denying that …

Watches

The Watch World’s Billion Dollar Babies

Switzerland is home to hundreds of watch companies, the majority of which are small, relatively obscure operations that sell just enough to cover their production costs. In contrast, a handful of brands sell more than $1 billion in watches at retail every year: Rolex, Omega, Cartier, Patek Philippe …

Watches

The Jeweler vs. The Watchmaker

“Cartier invented the wrist watch,” Pierre Raniero, the company’s director of image, style and heritage, declared as he sat his office in a surprisingly nondescript building in central Paris.<p>(But few things are entirely clear in the watch world: Breguet, Patek Philippe and Girard-Perregaux all say …

Fashion

Auction Report: Behold The Patek Philippe Wiretapping Device That Just Sold At Antiquorum Geneva

The collection of non-watch ephemera associated with particular brands or retailers is a sideline for most collectors – an interesting sideline, but …

Watches

My Geneva Watch Auction Report November 2017

Quickly after the monster Paul Newman sale in New York, we where heading to Geneva for the watch auctions. Let me start this time with a disclaimer …

Watches

Why Swiss watchmakers see Asia as the future | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

After almost two years of sinking exports for Swiss watches, 2017 sees a positive trend.<p>November 3 witnessed the opening of Omega’s new factory in …

Watches

Joe DiMaggio Patek Philippe Watch Christie's Auction

When Patek Philippe presented a temporary exhibition of its iconic watches in New York last summer, one of the highlights was a reference 130 …

Watches

Patek Philippe's tribute to America takes the art of marquetry to new levels

At Patek Philippe’s sumptuous New York exhibition this summer, which for two weeks took over the grand former home of the Bowery Savings Bank on 42nd Street (now a Cipriani restaurant), the star player was not a wristwatch, nor even one of the stupendously complex grand-complication timepieces for …

Watches

Personal shopper for Hong Kong multibillionaires on their taste in watches and fashion and his jet-setting life based out of London

Like a Chinese version of Quintessentially – the global personal concierge service which takes care of its members’ every need – Mayfair Chan offers …

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Hands-On with Modern Watch Highlights from Christie’s Hong Kong Auction

With over 300 lots in the catalogue, the upcoming Christie’s <i>Important Watches & An Evening of Vintage Watches</i> is typical of auctions in Hong Kong, …

Watches

Vintage Watches That Make The Perfect Gift For Someone Special

When looking to purchase a vintage watch for that special someone this holiday season—and, yes, that special someone can also be yourself!—it's …

Watches

Breaking News: The Patek Philippe 5208T For Only Watch Sells For 6.2 Million Swiss Francs

The November Geneva auctions are off to a running start. Among the first big lots to go off was number 12 at Only Watch, a Patek Philippe 5208T …

Watches

Found: One Of The First Tourbillon Wristwatches Ever Made (And It's An Omega)

The Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: Six is just around the corner, slated to commence on November 11th and it will surprise no one that there are any …

Watches

A Noteworthy 1930s Omega Chronograph CK988 from Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: SIX

In the earlier part of the 20th century, Omega were making some of the most beautiful and technically innovative pieces in the industry. Most of you …

Watches

Christie's ONLY Watch Charity Auction Totals $10.8-Million, Including A $6-Million Patek Philippe

The biennial ONLY charity auction held in Monaco today to raise funds for muscular dystrophy realized a final tally of $10,822,580 (CHF 10,776,500), 99% of which is contributed to AMM, an association that funds research on Duchenne, a rare form of the disease. Since the auction began 14 years ago, …

Watches

Patek Philippe 5170P-001 In Platinum With Diamonds Watch Hands-On | Page 2 of 2

Speaking of the best, the hand-wound Patek Philippe Caliber CH 29-535 PS is indeed among the best quintessential luxury chronograph movements, …

Watches

The Most Unique Watches In The World Go Under The Hammer In 'Only Watch' Charity Auction 2017

Only Watch has become an immovable fixture on the landscape of high watchmaking. Taking place every two years, 2017 is host to the seventh edition since Luc Pettavino called this auction to life in support of the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy, which battles the rare Duchenne …

Watches

Gorgeous jewellery inspiration for Christmas

Telegraph jewellery and watches editor Sarah Royce-Greensill celebrates all things that sparkle this season. Here she shares some gorgeous jewellery inspiration for Christmas<p>It is a truth universally acknowledged that the best presents come in the smallest boxes. Fashion trends come and go, …

Jewelry

Patek Philippe 5170P-001 In Platinum With Diamonds Watch Hands-On

Why, I mean <i>oh why</i> do high-end luxury watches have reflective crystals? That is a question we might never know the definitive answer to, and the Patek …

Watches

Christies Geneva: Patek 565

If there was one watch by Patek Philippe that could as well be a Rolex, it would be the Ref 565.The Ref 565 was introduced by Patek in the end 1938, …

Watches

Demonetisation: The Other Side Of The Coin

On November 9th last year, I had to take an early morning flight from Bangalore. By the time I arrived at the airport, it was a picture of chaos and …

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