Category: Rolex Day

In-Depth: The Patek Philippe 2526, And Why It's A Watch To Pay Attention To

The Patek Philippe 2526 has for quite some time been the younger sibling, nay, elderly person in the family of vintage Patek Calatravas. It’s not very sexy like a two-tone 570, or athletic like a steel 565. Nor was it the very first Calatrava like the little 96. What the 2526 is, as I would see it, is a standout amongst other buys in vintage Patek at this moment, if not all of vintage watches. In this report, I’ll advise you why.

But before I do that, I need to clarify what I mean …

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Five Bargains From This Year's Geneva Auction Week You May Have Missed

Audemars Piguet Reference 25643BA, From Christie’s

Estimate: $10,300 to $15,450; sold for $14,124What we took in this end of the week is that you can either burn through $15,000 on the world’s most reasonable Swiss-made tourbillon right now underway , or spend a similar sum on the world’s first ever tourbillon wristwatch made in an arrangement and still have sufficient loose coinage to purchase another NOMOS Metro . To say I was stunned by the last mallet cost of part 149 …

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Introducing: The Ralph Lauren 888 Ladies' Collection

Named for the ladies’ flagship store located at 888 Madison Avenue in Manhattan, the watches in the RL888 Collection feature a thin, round case, and are available in either rose gold or stainless steel and in 32 mm or 38 mm. Additionally, there is a 32 mm rose-gold form that is set with diamonds and has a rose-cut diamond crown (and for no reason in particular, the plain rose-gold variant has a rose-cut amethyst on the crown).

The watches, controlled …

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Bring a Loupe: An Oversized Patek Philippe Calatrava, A Blueberry Rolex GMT-Master, An Incorrect Heuer Autavia, And More

A Rolex GMT-Master Reference 1675 With Blueberry Bezel

The bezel embed is the image of the GMT-Master, with the boundless variety of shades it can create during aging driving the infatuation for those vintage watches. Clearly, this single part makes each and every GMT special, where the patina mirrors the existence of the piece. The blue bezel – also known as “blueberry” – goes above and beyond in selectiveness and actually affects the value of the watch more than all …

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Photo Report: A Collectors' Dinner With Parmigiani Fleurier

Parmigiani Fleurier is a brand that highly esteems advancement, craftsmanship, and quality. Continually attempting to make new and intriguing complications with the greatest of completing, Mr. Parmigiani talked about how he draws motivation from his time at the Sandoz Foundation as a restorer. Mr. Parmigiani discussed how he chipped away at fixing the Breguet Sympathique clock and the Shooting Pistol and its Songbird (click here to perceive what I am talking about).

There …

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Introducing: The Laurent Ferrier Galet Traveller Globe Night Blue Limited Edition For William & Son In London

Today, gatherers from everywhere the world look for watches with “Ferrier” on the dial. Yet, they remain famously hard to gather. In London, just one location has them. Eliteness was allowed to William & Son in 2012, and the Mayfair-based retailer has become an objective for Laurent Ferrier enthusiasts.

For their customers, William & Son have requested that Laurent Ferrier make an exceptional 18k rose-gold restricted version of the assembling’s new Galet Traveler …

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In Conversation: John Mayer And Ben Clymer Discuss The New Rolex Daytona As Early Owners

Since the declaration of the new Rolex Daytona at this year’s Baselworld, the watch world has been buzzing about just when it would show up in stores and how long the normal purchaser may need to stand by. From the beginning, Rolex promoted pre-fall as the normal release date – and afterward something clever occurred – a fortunate few got a call from their neighborhood AD’s this week, saying the first clump of Daytonas had shown up. Two of our colleagues were incorporated, Mr. John Mayer …

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In-Depth: The Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer Chronograph

This isn’t simply the main Speedmaster with a co-hub self-winding development – that honor goes to the Speedmaster Co-Axial Chronograph, which we checked on when it turned out in 2012 . Similarly as with numerous updates to exemplary plans, there are without a doubt manners by which the Co-Axial Chronograph and Moonphase Master Chronometer Chronograph forms of the Speedmaster are basically better, in fact, than the first Moonwatch. That doesn’t really mean they’re more …

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Hands-On: A Patek Philippe Caliber 89, For Sale At Christie's New York

Let’s investigate what the Caliber 89 does, and how it became. To sum things up, the watch was made by Patek Philippe for the association’s 150th commemoration, in 1989. The thought was to make nothing not exactly a watch that would be the most complex mechanical watch at any point made, and to likewise make it, regarding finish and general degree of execution, a sort of convenient gallery of haute horlogerie – something that would contain in itself a full portrayal of the …

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Hands-On: The Chopard L.U.C. Perpetual Twin: An Haute Horlogerie Perpetual Calendar In Steel

Currently, there are eight assortments of watches offered by Chopard, from the basic Classic and Classic Racing models, to high adornments watches, to the well known “Cheerful Diamonds” assortment. At the top, from the point of view of horological complexity, is the L.U.C. line. On the off chance that you visit Chopard’s manufactory in Fleurier (as HODINKEE did in 2014 ) you’ll see two separate structures: Fleurier Ebauches, and Chopard Manufacture. The last is the place where you …

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