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We get to the bottom of it.
Watch enthusiasts will agree that a well-crafted timepiece is more than just a necessity. It's an investment that's meant to last a lifetime, as long as it is properly handled and maintained. When it comes to automatic watches, however, there are quite a number of ...
 
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Avoid anything big and flashy.
It has never been a one-size-fits-all situation when it comes to timepiece shopping, but finding a watch that merely fits is not all there is to it. To the collector, a timepiece doubles as a statement piece—it’s the men’s equivalent of a designer handbag ...
 
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They fetched at least $4,000,000.
Modern-day auctioneering has a long history that dates back to the 16th century when the word first appeared in the Oxford English Dictionary; however, it was a century later that the world’s most popular auction houses were born. Although the lots auctioned ...
 
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Queen Victoria was the first monarch to purchase Patek Philippe watches and started a trend among royals shortly after.
It’s a little known fact that Patek Philippe got its start with wristwatches through a woman named Madame Goscinska, who bought References No. 63, No. 64, and No. 65 in 1839. Back then, wristwatches were reserved for women who wore them as ...
 
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The Russian royal was one of Cartier's greatest patrons.
In the early 20th century, Grand Duchess Vladimir of Russia was Car­tier’s biggest client. As a token of their friendship, legend has it that in 1912 ­Louis Cartier designed and gave her an elegant oval timepiece that would still resonate years later. But it’s ...
 
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Because it never hurts to know what should be on your wishlist.
Although you may need some guidance on how to pronounce all of the names, these top watch brands offer timepieces that nearly anyone would be delighted to admire. See the best luxury watch brands you could buy from, right here.The Swiss watch brand ...
 
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It turns out that most of these emblematic charmers are jewelry timepieces.
Jewelry has a long history that can be traced back to ancient periods when the form of adornment was used to protect people from danger or symbolize status or rank. Fine jewelry as we know it, for its sartorial purposes, may be ...
 
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A must-see is the roomful of timepieces that celebrates the rich history and culture of Southeast Asia.
Following well-attended shows in Dubai, Munich, London, and New York, Swiss luxury watchmaker Patek Philippe brings its fifth and largest Watch Art Grand Exhibition 2019 to Singapore this September.Happening at the Marina Bay Sands, the exhibit recreates the wonderful world of Patek ...
 
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Swiss watch brand Minerva lends its rich history and time-honored techniques to Montblanc’s watch line.
Since its debut in the watch industry with the Meisterstuck watch in 1997, luxury brand Montblanc has been releasing covetable wristwatches that are just as well-loved as their famous pens. Since then, Montblanc dug into its values of quality and craftsmanship to ...
 
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The Blue Whale Limited Edition has arrived in the country.
Sustainability, and everything related to it, is something that luxury brands have jumped on recently. From improving production to lessening waste and downright transparency when it comes to proper methods, it's a conversation that needs to be had. And one of those ...
 
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It was created for one man in mind, its namesake, Alberto Santos-Dumont.
Bold and fearless—these are two characteristics commonly associated with the Santos de Cartier timepiece. This classic wristwatch by the luxury watchmaker honors the values that drive past and present gamechangers share today: energy, generosity, and a fierce desire to share with the ...
 
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Watch experts thought this GMT-Master, which Brando personalized himself and wore in Apocalypse Now, was lost forever.
When planning the 1979 film Apocalypse Now, director Francis Ford Coppola originally imagined one of his main characters, Colonel Walter E. Kurtz, a former Green Beret who has gone rogue in Cambodia, would wear no adornment besides his dog tags. But Marlon Brando, who famously ...
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