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Luxury watch companies must adapt to changes in consumer behaviour or run the risk of becoming irrelevant—Arts & Collections investigates this lucrative industry. The concept of the wristwatch came into fruition during World War I; they were originally worn by soldiers as a convenient and practical way to time-keep. Since then, this horological device has reached a ubiquitous status. It has gradually morphed into a lavish accessory, admired not just for its capabilities in telling...

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Exceptional tourbillons and bejewelled timepieces by master craftsmen from houses such as Patek Philippe and Cartier have come under the hammer at Sotheby’s in October.  Sotheby’s Hong Kong once more witnessed the sale of the most exquisite and rare watches that horology has to offer. Leading the sale was the Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon, a model similar to one that set a world auction record for any modern timepiece at Sotheby’s Hong Kong in...

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