Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Watch Shopping Chicago: A Visit To The New Marshall Pierce (VIDEO)

By |2016-12-23T20:17:26+00:00April 28th, 2016|Blog|

It seems as if the idea of the family-run, multi-brand, authorized watch store is going the way of the dodo, as luxury groups push to control every aspect of distribution (including the margin) via factory-owned boutiques. What we as consumers miss with these hyper-controlled selling environments is the opportunity to see watches from multiple brands [...]

Editorial: Amid Sharp Sales Drop, TAG Smartwatch An Unexpected Hit; Patek’s Stern Warns Against Erosion Of Watchmaking Values

By |2016-12-23T20:17:26+00:00April 27th, 2016|Blog|

The Federation Of The Swiss Watch Industry FH, which provides regular information on the state of the Swiss watch industry, has recently released its analysis for March and it's not good news. Major markets across the board are reporting declines, the market for luxury in general is facing challenges, and everyone seems to have different [...]

Editorial: Amid Sharp Sales Drop, TAG Smartwatch An Unexpected Hit; Patek’s Stern Warns Against Erosion Of Watchmaking Values

By |2016-12-23T20:17:26+00:00April 27th, 2016|Blog|

The Federation Of The Swiss Watch Industry FH, which provides regular information on the state of the Swiss watch industry, has recently released its analysis for March and it's not good news. Major markets across the board are reporting declines, the market for luxury in general is facing challenges, and everyone seems to have different [...]

Greysheet: DEALERS DESCEND ON CHICAGO FOR CSNS

By |2016-12-23T20:17:26+00:00April 27th, 2016|Blog|

The numismatic community descends on Schaumburg, Illinois this week for the Central States Numismatic Society convention with buzz in the air about a new coin release from the U.S. Mint and higher precious metals prices. Heritage will be conducting auctions during the show of both U.S. coins and currency, offering over 8,800 lots total. GOLD [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Whitman Publishing Debuts Second Edition of 1,504-Page MEGA RED™ Deluxe Red Book

By |2016-12-23T20:17:27+00:00April 26th, 2016|Blog|

(Atlanta, GA)-The second edition of Whitman Publishing's Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe Edition, popularly known as MEGA RED, debuted at the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo on March 31, 2016. Larger than the regular-edition Red Book, and with more pages, Mega Red retails for $49.95. It can be ordered online (including at [...]

Gold Bullion In London Vaults Beneath Bank of England Worth $248 Billion – BBC

By |2016-12-23T20:17:27+00:00April 26th, 2016|Blog|

The gold bullion or “hidden gold mine” of various nation's gold reserves stored in the vaults beneath the Bank of England have been covered by the BBC:Under London's streets lies a hidden gold mine.It stretches across more than 300,000 square feet under the City, the finance quarter in the heart of Britain's capital. There, beneath the [...]

Photo Report: Inside The UK’s Most Secretive Watch Collecting Club

By |2016-12-23T20:17:27+00:00April 26th, 2016|Blog|

This weekend, 32 of the world's most obscure watch collectors gathered in an undisclosed location, somewhere in central London. Two of them flew in from Bali, another, via private jet from New York, and many more made the special trip to the British capital with watches that adhered to the theme, "Issued By." The get-together, [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Whitman Publishing Debuts Second Edition of 1,504-Page MEGA RED™ Deluxe Red Book

By |2016-12-23T20:17:27+00:00April 26th, 2016|Blog|

(Atlanta, GA)-The second edition of Whitman Publishing's Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe Edition, popularly known as MEGA RED, debuted at the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo on March 31, 2016. Larger than the regular-edition Red Book, and with more pages, Mega Red retails for $49.95. It can be ordered online (including at [...]