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TAG Heuer Unveils 100th Anniversary Mikrograph 1/100th of a Second Automatic Chronograph

TAG Heuer Unveils 100th Anniversary Mikrograph  1/100th of a Second Automatic Chronograph

By Roberta Naas In honor of the first Mikrograph created in 1916, TAG Heuer unveils the limited edition, convertible 100th anniversary Mikrograph 1/100th of a second Automatic Chronograph that READ MORE

Pocket Watches Shine at Auction

Pocket Watches Shine at Auction

Prices for pocket watches sold at auction have soared in recent years, partly because they are becoming more rare and therefore increasingly valuable. The production of pocket watches was surpassed by the production of wristwatches sometime around the 1930s, and few brands are still making pocket watches. (Note to collectors: the few pocket watches that are being made today – some of them with super movements, like the Panerai Tourbillon GMT Ceramica – are the collector’s pieces of the future). Also at play is a growing awareness among collectors of the elaborate decorative finish and often often quirky movements in READ MORE

Antique Watch Sale Signals Resurrection of Pocket Watch Interest

Antique Watch Sale Signals Resurrection of Pocket Watch Interest

The Breguet Museum of Place Vendome in Paris has acquired a quarter-repeating pocket watch built in 1807. The watch, a timepiece designed for an Ottoman Empire dignitary, is red-and-gold enameled double cased watch featuring a white dial that is engraved with Arabic numerals. The museum curator confirmed that the piece was purchased for 650,000 Swiss francs, comparable to $700,000 USD. The price tag of the Breguet watch is due to the high popularity and demand of antique watches of this type. The watch is in pristine condition and was commissioned by Esseyd Ali Effendi are factors that increased the value READ MORE

Luxury Watch Trends 2018 - Baselworld SIHH Watch News

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