Archive for: July, 2015

At Auction: The Antiquorum ONLY Watch Auction for Muscular Dystrophy

At Auction: The Antiquorum ONLY Watch Auction for Muscular Dystrophy

The Antiquorum ONLY Watch Auction for Muscular Dystrophy is like the all-star game of watch auctions. Many of watchmaking’s elite watch brands donate special editions to the auction, held biennially to benefit the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophies (AMM).  Antiquorum and AMM are organizing it together with the Monaco Yacht Show. Luc Pettavino, president of AMM, conceived the ONLY Watch Auction in 2005 to help find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a debilitating neuromuscular disease that affects one boy in every 3,500.  Pettavino’s son, Paul, suffers from the disease. One hundred percent of the proceeds of the sale of READ MORE

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day: GRAHAM The Chronofighter Prodive

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day:  GRAHAM The Chronofighter Prodive

Today’s Haute Time Watch of the Day is The Chronofighter Prodive by GRAHAM. Not only is this timepiece a must have for divers, but it is a beautiful piece to add to any collection. The Chronofighter Prodive features a 45 mm steel case with an integrated steel and black PVD fast-action reset trigger which is functional at 2000 feet. The Prodive model features the Chronograph functions used to measure seconds and 30 minute increments for decompression times, along with hours, minutes and seconds and the date window at 9 o’clock. The Chronofighter Prodive by GRAHAM is powered by a Calibre G1750 automatic mono-pusher chronograph with a 48 READ MORE

Throwback Thursday: Piaget Polo

Throwback Thursday: Piaget Polo

The Piaget Polo, introduced in 1979, represents the sporting side of the brand, named for the network of polo matches Piaget participates in or sponsors. That doesn’t mean it is a sports watch, however. It is a solid gold dress watch, more suited for those sipping champagne in the grandstands. As Piaget puts it, the watch “expresses an elegant interpretation of both an active and refined soul.” The original was housed in an 18k yellow gold round case and dial with alternating polished and satin-brushed surfaces – its signature look. The grooves created by the godrons of the bracelet links READ MORE

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