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Talking Shop With WatchBox Founders About Empowering Collectors And The Industry

Talking Shop With WatchBox Founders About Empowering Collectors And The Industry

In a very short period of time WatchBox has not only expanded globally but also made quite some waves in the world of watchmaking, not only with collectors but also with the brands themselves. “We are at a turning point, times are changing” said Danny Govberg, CEO of Govberg Jewelers, when we met him and the other founders of WatchBox recently in Geneva. READ MORE

Blancpain Take Over Hong Kong With Two New Boutique Openings

Blancpain Take Over Hong Kong With Two New Boutique Openings

Last week luxury watchmakers Blancpain doubled their presence in Hong Kong with the opening of a new boutique at ifc mall in Central and a flagship store at 1881 Heritage in Tsim Sha Tsui. The Swiss watchmaker opened their new hubs on opposite shores of the prestigious Victoria Harbour, in the city known as the “Pearl of the Orient”. The actress Sharon Chan joined Rita Hämmerli-Weschke, the Consul General of Switzerland in Hong Kong, Marc Junod, the VP Head of Sales for Blancpain SA, and Sincere Chiu, the VP of Blancpain Hong Kong and Macau, to officiate the grand opening of the ifc READ MORE

Sotheby’s Set to Auction Cartier, Asprey and Patek Philippe Timepieces

Sotheby’s Set to Auction Cartier, Asprey and Patek Philippe Timepieces

Luxury auction house Sotheby’s are set to auction off several rare watche and clocks, including Cartier, Asprey, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Greubel Forsey, Vacheron Constantin, and Patek Philippe timepieces. The lots will go under the gavel as part of the upcoming Important Watches including Magnificent Clocks from an Important Private Collection auction, taking place in Hong Kong on April 7th. The auction will comprise over four hundred lots, from which we’ve picked our top highlights: First up is a white gold Patek Philippe minute repeating perpetual calendar watch (ref.3974). This timepiece, which boasts both Moon-Phases and Leap Year Indicators, is estimated to sell for US$257,862 – $361,006. Next READ MORE

Rare Patek Philippe and Jaeger-LeCoultre Watches Fetch $29,000,000 at Auction in Hong Kong

Rare Patek Philippe and Jaeger-LeCoultre Watches Fetch $29,000,000 at Auction in Hong Kong

The watch world was buzzing this week with news of the sale of several rare Patek Philippe wristwatches, skeleton watches and the exceptional Jaeger-LeCoultre Gyrotourbillon 1. The “Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces” auction was organized by Antiquorum at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong, with sales totaling HKD$28,900,188 (approximately US $3,725,552). Haute Time is giving you an up-close look at these incredible timepieces; The top lot was the Patek Philippe Ref. 5074, a minute repeater perpetual calendar timepiece in platinum. This rare watch, made in 2010, begins with a black dial featuring white gold Arabic numerals and white gold “Feuille” hands, with subsidiary dials for the months READ MORE

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