Around the World: Lange Celebrates Legacy of the Lange 1 Family

By Samantha Walsh Just recently, at NEUE Galarie, Museum for German and Austrian Art, A. Lange & Sohne celebrated its legacy of the Lange 1 family – a particularly exciting event, as this year the brand launched three new Lange 1 timepieces: the Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar, the new Grande Lange 1, and the…

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Around the World: Buying and Selling Watches at Auction

This past week was a huge one for the big auction houses in New York City.  Several sold incredible watches – many owned by famous folk such as Elvis Presley and Henry Graves – for pretty interesting prices.  So many of our loyal readers have asked for some insight into what sells at auction and…

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Around the World: Panerai Watches – Time and Space – the Unveiling of the L’Astronomo

L’AstronimoPut some of the world’s foremost astronomers in a room – and not just any room, but the main lounge of the 107-year-old New York Explorer’s Club – pack it with scientists, explorers and journalists, add one of the most-sought-after watch brands in the luxury market and its new astronomical watches that celebrate Galileo and…

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A Moment in Time: Abbas – a Man of 1,000 watches

The one thing I have learned through my many interviews with watch collectors around the world is that there is no set number of watches one looks to collect. It’s all about finding the right watches. But for Abbas, Middle East watch collector, there seems to be no limit. Thus far, he has collection that…

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A Moment in Time: Stephen Forsey

Watchmaker Stephen Forsey, along with Robert Greubel, has become a true force in the watchmaking world since entering the watchmkaing scene just about six years ago. Their untiring quest for perfection and pursuit of excellence easily rivals that of their counterparts of centuries ago- and would have made watchmaking forefathers such as Abraham-Louis Breguet proud.…

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A Moment in Time: Rolf Schnyder, President and Owner, Ulysse Nardin

Easily one of the most down-to-earth, genuine men in the watch industry, Rolf Schnyder is a visionary. A man of a different breed, he sees things from a creative perspective, takes the bull by the horns, and stops at nothing when it comes to fulfilling the seemingly impossible in timepieces. Schnyder purchased Ulysse Nardin in…

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