The Oak Collection
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The OAK Collection – Talking Points

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Oak collection offers a selection of exceptional timepieces, collected over 40 years. The diversity and rarity of the collection, in combination with the watches quality, excellent provenance and perfect condition, make this collection an hommage both to Haute Horlogerie and to the passing of time. Each of the 600 […]

Konstantin Chaykin Joker XXX Unique Piece
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Konstantin Chaykin Joker XXX Unique Piece

Reading Time: 6 minutes A unique, charismatic and unusual wristwatch from the Wristmons collection of Konstantin Chaykin, the Russian independent watchmaker, who began his career in 2003. Production year: 2022. Stainless steel case with black PVD-coating, diameter 42mm, thickness 13.7mm, dial with two types of guilloché, bezel with the letter ‘J’ and the symbols […]

Christie’s
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Christie’s presenting the Patek Philippe 605 ‘Heures Universelles’ masterpiece

Reading Time: 5 minutes Christie’s Hong Kong presents a masterpieceof Haute Horlogerie debuting at auction PATEK PHILIPPE 605 HEURES UNIVERSELLES Highlighting Christie’s Hong Kong Live Sale, 24 May Hong Kong – It’s a horological masterpiece combining a movement of high mechanical ingenuity with a design of exceptional aesthetical appeal, in excellent condition and of extreme rarity, that will […]

The Kairos Collection
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Christie’s announces The Kairos Collection: A single private collection of 128 contemporary Patek Philippe timepieces

Reading Time: 4 minutes The finest collection of Patek Philippe contemporary timepieces ever to appear at auction Curated by a private distinguished collector with a discerning eye for excellence and the ability to acquire the rarest watches, The Kairos Collection is the fruit of years of dedicated focus and a passion for the most prestigious […]

vertical longitude
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The vertical longitude watch

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ferdinand Berthoud opened his Traité Des Montres À Longitudes[1], published in 1792, with a description of a vertical watch. Produced two years earlier, this newly developed timepiece was the first in a series featuring a vertically positioned dial. A portable timepiece, on sea and on land Around 1785, Ferdinand Berthoud […]