One in 10 Luxury Watches are Fake, says Watchfinder CEO

One in 10 Luxury Watches are Fake, says Watchfinder CEO

As many as one in 10 luxury watches are fakes, says Arjen van de Vall, CEO of Watchfinder, the UK's largest seller of second-hand timepieces. He says it's getting harder and harder, even for his...
Swiss Watch Exports up 14% to $2.56bn in May

Swiss Watch Exports up 14% to $2.56bn in May

Swiss watch exports surged during May, up 14.4 per cent year-on-year to $2.56bn, driven in part by a huge increase in Chinese sales. That follows a more modest increase in April of 6.8 per cent,...
Unworn $345 Rolex Now Worth up to $700,000

Unworn $345 Rolex Now Worth up to $700,000

An amateur diver was astonished to learn that the Rolex he bought for just $345.97 in 1974 could now sell for as much as $700,000 at auction. He fell to the ground when he was...
Weekend of Watch Sales Brings in $108m

Weekend of Watch Sales Brings in $108m

The big three auction houses - Phillips, Sotheby's, and Christie's - sold watches for a combined total of $108m in a single weekend, dispelling concerns of a slowdown in the pre-owned market. Phillips sold all...
Last Emperor's Watch Sells for Record $6.2m

Last Emperor’s Watch Sells for Record $6.2m

A Patek Philippe owned by the last emperor of China sold for $6.2m at Phillips Hong Kong, smashing its pre-sale high estimate of $3m. It belonged to Aisin-Gioro Puyi, last emperor of the Qing Dynasty,...
Rolex 'Buys Back Own Watch for $2.5m'

Rolex ‘Buys Back Own Watch for $2.5m’

Rolex reportedly paid a record $2.5m at auction to buy back one of its own watches. The 1958 Milgauss steel sports watch, described as being in mint condition, smashed the estimate of $556,000 to $1,110,000...
$2.2m Estimate for Unique Platinum Rolex

$2.2m Estimate for Unique Platinum Rolex

A unique Rolex Yacht-Master, made entirely of platinum for the company's then CEO Patrick Heiniger, is to be sold with an estimate of €1m to €2m ($1.1m to $2.2m). The dial features diamond hour markers...
3 Tips to Help Maintain Your Watch for a Lifetime

3 Tips to Help Maintain Your Watch for a Lifetime

They say time is a luxury and for some, this phrase can be eloquently encapsulated by the condition of their wrist piece. This functional, yet visual representation of your personal style can give an...
Zeroo Time Co launches US Limited Edition M11 Watch

Zeroo Time Co launches US Limited Edition M11 Watch

Nashville, TN (January 5, 2023) - Zeroo Time Co. is pleased to announce the US exclusive limited-edition release of the exciting new M11 watch. This unique and eye-catching Zeroo watch is a new collection...
Used Luxury Watches Prices Fall 6.7% in November

Used Luxury Watches Prices Fall 6.7% in November

Prices of used Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet and other luxury watches are sliding. They were down 6.7 per cent in November according to the Subdial50 Index, which tracks prices for the 50 most traded...

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