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Arnold & Son Debuts New Double Tourbillon Jade Timepiece

To celebrate the start of the new year in the traditional Chinese astrological calendar, Arnold & Son has embodied the year of the Water Tiger in an expressive new 8-piece limited-edition version of the Perpetual Moon timepiece, featuring a golden tiger on the prowl. In the background, a waterfall symbolizes the element that tempers this feline’s ferocious energy. The highly refined and symbolic scene is the result of consummate craftsmanship and the wide range of precious gemstones and materials...

Luxurious Patek Philippe Watch Added to Sm-ART NFT Portfolio

Sm-ART NFT – the first platform of its kind to allow anyone, including the small investor, to buy, sell and take advantage of part ownership of magnificent art masterpieces, sculptures and luxury jewellery using fractional tokens – has added a lavish Patek Philippe watch to its portfolio of physical assets. The Patek Philippe Nautilus collection is the epitome of sophisticated sports watch design. Known as ‘one of the top 11 best watch investments for aspiring...

Rolex Submariner Sells for Over £29,000

A Rolex Submariner watch worn by a British Military army diver during notable operations such as the Mary Rose recovery has sold for £29,348 at Fellows Auctioneers in Birmingham. The classic watch was owned by a diver named Peter Melhuish, who was a part of the Royal Engineers and served in various different diving missions during the 1980s. It was worn during military service and has travelled around the globe enduring key operations including the...

Phillips Offers Rare Patek Philippe Eurasian Watch With £2.7m Estimate

Phillips in association with Bacs & Russo is offering the earliest made and previously unknown Patek Philippe yellow gold reference 2523 with cloisonné enamel dial, representing the Eurasian landmass. with an estimate in excess of CHF 3.5 million (£2.7m). The watch is a leading highlight of The Geneva Watch Auction: XIII on May 8th and 9th, 2021. Aurel Bacs, Senior Consultant Bacs & Russo and Alex Ghotbi, Head of Watches, Continental Europe and Middle East,...

VAULT Launches Industry’s First Watch With Carbon-Ceramic Composite Case

What started with the industry’s first carbon-titanium composite cased watch earlier this year has led to Vault’s latest creation, the V2+ RED CC. Once again, the company has teamed up with Fatcarbon to explore the limits of composites and to create a visually striking and very light material. Mark Schwarz, Founder of VAULT, says “So far as we know the V2+ RED CC is the world’s first watch featuring a carbon-ceramic composite case. For me,...

Time+Tide Watches Holds “Watch & Act” Charity Auction to Aid Australian Wildfire Crisis

As devastating bush fires continue to rage in Australia, local online watch magazine Time+Tide Watches is mobilising a group of concerned companies from around the industry to raise money to aid the crisis. Taking its name from an official bush fire threat level, Watch & Act has so far received responses from 16 premium brands, some of which, including Hublot and Zenith, are providing unique pieces for the auction.   The Zenith Pilot Type 20...

World Record Timepiece Auction Price Smashed By Patek Philippe For Only Watch Charity

A Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime reference 6300A-010 wristwatch created specially for the 2019 Only Watch charity auction has smashed world records for any timepiece when it sold for CHF 31 million (around £23m). The annual charity event in Geneva was this year raising money for Muscular Dystrophy research, and 99 percent of the revenue of the auction goes to the charity. Two Dials The Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime reference 6300A-010 was created specially for Only...

Seiko Prospex Twilight Blue Diver’s Watch Re-interpets Classic 1968 Model

The Seiko Prospex Twilight Blue, launched today, re-interprets Seiko’s classic 1968 automatic diver’s model and is inspired by the sunset on the Mediterranean Sea. Twilight Blue comes with interchangeable straps meaning it can be worn with a bracelet or silicone design to suit any style. The main evolution on this new reference SPB097J1 can be seen on the dial and the bezel, as both feature a unique colour combination. Black and blue versions already existed...

Swiss Luxury Watchmaker Omega Launches UK Website

Swiss luxury watchmaker Omega has launched a UK website at www.omegawatches.com/en-gb. The site allows customers to browse the entire Omega collection, including the timepieces, NATO straps, sailing bracelets and other accessories. Featured on the website are the Trésor collection for women, starting from £3,390 and featuring thin cases, diamond paving and crown, a range of fabric and leather straps, and a combination of classic design; the Moonwatch for men, starting at £3,640, and including the...

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