3 12, 2016

Weekend Reading: That Time We Went Hands-On With The Most Certifiably Insane A. Lange & Söhne In The Entire World (The $2.6 Million Grand Complication)

By | December 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

We've come across, fondled, and photographed / filmed some absolutely amazing watches since launching this site – and many of them you surely remember. Think the $24 million Henry Graves Supercomplication, the Patek $2.6 Philippe Grandmaster Chime, and the now $11 million steel 1518. But those are all Pateks! And Patek isn't the only game [...]

3 12, 2016

Auction Report: Five Silly Things That Happened In Hong Kong (Why They May Have Happened, And Why They Probably Shouldn’t Have)

By | December 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Auctions are funny things, and there is no telling what can happen. The most dramatic results can be influenced by something as frivolous as literally one man forgetting to set his alarm clock on time, but I suppose that is why we find them so fascinating. Since the big sales took place earlier this week [...]

3 12, 2016

Bluesheet: SPORADIC SIGHT-UNSEEN BIDDING TRENDING DOWN

By | December 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

GOLD COMMEMS ARE A BRIGHT SPOT This week's Bluesheet sees updates across most series reflective of sight-unseen exchange bidding from CCE and CDN Exchange. Gold commems are in demand from MS61-64 which comes as no surprise because prices for this series seemingly couldn't go any lower. There are great values in this series and it's [...]

3 12, 2016

Gold and Silver Will Protect From Coming Financial Crash – Rickards

By | December 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Gold and silver coins will protect from the coming financial crash – James Rickards, author of The Road to Ruin told Sean O'Rourke in a must listen to RTE Radio interview this week. Rickards is the best selling author on finance and money and advises the US intelligence community on international economics and financial threats. His advice [...]

3 12, 2016

Put 10% of your assets in gold and pray it doesnt work.

By | December 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Put 10% of your assets in gold and pray it doesnt work.

2 12, 2016

Hands-On: The Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance Fire, A Resonance Watch With A Unique Coupling System

By | December 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance Fire is one of the most ingenious and interesting watches we've had in the office in quite a while. It's a new take on a resonance watch – one that takes a very clever, but also technically extremely difficult, approach to getting two balances to beat in sync with [...]

2 12, 2016

Quarterly Review: $10 LIBS ROCKET AS SUPPLY MEETS DEMAND

By | December 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

As we went about reviewing the activity in the series covered in this Quarterly issue, one trend became quite apparent: the volume of $10 Liberty coins, especially the low mintage dates, that have been sold over the past three months, and the corresponding prices paid. While a handful of intrepid collectors have completed sets of [...]

2 12, 2016

Business News: Want A (Really) Bright Spot In The General Watch Sales Slump? There’s A Magical Place Where Sales Are Up 74%

By | December 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Amid the general worldwide downturn in luxury sales in general, and in luxury watches in particular, there's one place where, according to a report today on Luxury Daily, jewelry and luxury watch sales are up 74%. Where is this place that defies the industry slump? London Heathrow. According to the report, last August "$5 million [...]

2 12, 2016

Remember Rexhep Rexhepi, Geneva’s Next Big Thing? He’s Still Busy Making Watches, And His Business Is Growing

By | December 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

One thing we're constantly keeping tabs on is the next generation of independent watchmakers, and more than a year ago, we received a hot tip from a man you just don't ignore. As we reported last year, according to Kari Voutilainen, the most promising youngster he'd seen in a while was a young watchmaker named [...]

2 12, 2016

Hands-On: The Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph Blancpain Ocean Commitment II

By | December 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Let's get this out of the way right from the start: while there is a part of me that's curious to see what surreal effect could be wrung from writing out "Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph Blancpain Ocean Commitment II" every time this watch needs to be named, we're just going to go with "BOC [...]

2 12, 2016

Monthly Supplement: THEY ONLY LOOK DEAD: WHY COIN COLLECTING HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE

By | December 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

You can hardly heave an egg on a coin bourse these days without splattering some doom-and-gloomer dolefully declaiming that the hobby and business of numismatics has started to “circle the drain.” Baby boomers, long the backbone of the trade, are slouching off toward nursing homes, and those enigmatic Generation Xers and Millennials are not replacing [...]

2 12, 2016

Blockchain Technology – What Is It and How Will It Change Your Life?

By | December 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Blockchain technology – What is it? Latest developments – Royal Mint Gold & CME, Goldman Sachs and Santander Why do we need it? It's about value Blockchain is an extension of economics Blockchain allows us reduce uncertainty and risk How will it change your life? By @Skoylesy . Editor @MarkTOByrne For those of you who follow [...]