Vacheron Constantin Astronomical watches
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High Watchmaking: Vacheron Constantin Astronomical watches

Reading Time: 14 minutes Horology, the science of time measurement, was born from the observations of heavenly bodies and natural cycles. The mechanical instruments developed by horologists stem from these observations, reflecting an art that has continued to progress since the late Middle Ages. Founded in 1755, Vacheron Constantin developed a perfect mastery of […]

Christie's Watches Online
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Christie’s Watches Online: The New York Edition achieves $5,51 Million

Reading Time: 3 minutes Christie’s Fine Watchmaking: Important Timepieces and the Independent Collection TOTAL: $5,518,250 95% SOLD BY LOT | 143% HAMMER ABOVE LOW ESTIMATE CONTINUING THE MOMENTUM OF THE EXCEPTIONAL YEAR OF WATCHES GLOBAL PARTICIPATION FROM 34 COUNTRIES | 30% NEW REGISTRANTS Greubel Forsey, Invention Piece 3, Tourbillon 24-hour display with minutes, small […]

Christie’s presents 300 pocket watches
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Christie’s presents 300 pocket watches, an exceptional auction of quintessential watchmaking artistry

Reading Time: 3 minutes Time expressed at its most precious: the extraordinary engineering and fascinating craftsmanship of pocket watches A collection of timepieces that set the benchmark for horological mastery and continues to inspire contemporary watchmakers Watches Online: The Geneva Edit – An Important Private Collection An exceptional auction of quintessential watchmaking artistry and […]

Christie’s Fine Watchmaking
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Where else but in NYC, Christie’s Watches captures the spirit of independence

Reading Time: 5 minutes Capping a stellar Autumn-Winter season, a spectacular watch offering for fans of audacious mechanics and iconic designs Where else but in New York: Christie’s Watches captures the spirit of independence and the mystique of icon status in watchmaking Christie’s Fine Watchmaking: Important Timepieces and the Independent Collection Online Auction | […]

OMEGA Speedmaster
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A perfectly aged OMEGA Speedmaster has sold for a world record price of CHF 3,115,500 at Phillips Auction House in Geneva

Reading Time: < 1 minute The OMEGA Speedmaster CK2915-1 sold for CHF 3,115,500 far exceeding the estimated auction price of 80,000 to 120,000 Swiss Francs. The striking timepiece was among the first batch of OMEGA Speedmaster watches released in 1957 as part of the brand’s “Trilogy” of professional watches, which also included the Seamaster 300 […]