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    Luxury Watch Values

    Posted 2013-10-02
    Back in May at an Antiquorum sale in Geneva, a Patek Philippe pink gold Sky Moon Tourbillon (Ref. 5002) emerged as the auction’s top lot, selling for 1.2 million Swiss Francs (about $1.3 million). Unlike most chart-topping timepieces sold at aucti...
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    James' pick: Vacheron Constantin Malte Tourbillon

    Posted 2010-04-16
    I always felt that Vacheron Constantin deserved to stand in the limelight that its more notorious rival Patek always has. After all, there's not that much difference between the identities of the two brands: high end conservative stylings with a s...
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    Oligarchical horology

    Posted 2010-02-28
    Just rolls off the tongue, doesn't it? Punch and pie for anyone who manages to repeat that one ten times quickly. A good friend of mine recently alerted me of a great article from the Russian press, in which a newspaper has compiled a list of pict...
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    Antiquorum Selling Sublime Timepieces This Spring

    Posted 2010-02-19
    Antiquorum will sell a variety of extremely rare and beautiful watches during their upcoming auction of "Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks.” Their spring sale will be held from March 10-11 and will see over 400 timepi...
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    Ralph Lauren continues horological efforts with Slim Classique

    Posted 2010-01-19
    Last year, Ralph Lauren introduced a line of watches that divided many. On the one hand, the watches themselves were terrific. Some used IWC movements, some JLC. Personally, I really liked the rather conservative art deco styling that the pieces h...
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    Commemorative Breguet hunter's watch up on James

    Posted 2010-01-10
    Now here's quite a number you don't see too often. I was browsing some of the watches that have turned up on JamesList within the last couple of days (ah, the joys of sorting the results by price), and was greeted by this beautiful rarity. It's a...
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    JamesList 2009 Year in Review, part 2

    Posted 2010-01-08
    Welcome to the second part of our summary of 2009. If you missed the first part, click here. In this segment, the James Spotting staff share some of their favorite items that turned up on JamesList during 2009. Do you have a favorite toy that didn...
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    $42k Gets You What Kind Of Breguet? A Complex Marine Royale Alarm Watch Of Course

    Posted 2009-11-10
    While it was announced sometime ago, the Breguet Marine Royale Alarm watch for 2009 is here. All $42,000 of this luxury sports marine style dive watch, in its shiny glory, can be yours to enjoy. Breguet's Marine collection has always been a curiou...
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    Breguet recreates revolutionary timepiece

    Posted 2009-10-04
    The jewel of the Swatch group, Breguet has always had an eye for history without risking stagnation. A quick history lesson: It's founder, Abraham Louis Breguet, founded the company in 1775 and invented many horological landmarks, such as the tour...
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    Antiquorum strikes again, breaking another two world records

    Posted 2009-09-20
    The state of the world economy does not seem to be much more than a minor annoyance in the luxury watch world, despite reports of the opposite being true. JamesList friend and blogger Ariel Adams sat down a couple of weeks ago to closely inspect t...