Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Give Gift of Real Gold This Valentines Day

By |2017-02-10T00:54:48+00:00February 10th, 2017|Blog|

Gift of Real Gold – Give It This Valentines Day  For the love of gold (Don't) put a ring on it Is gold jewellery going out of fashion? You'll never get what you paid for it Devaluation: Synthetic diamonds, 3D Printing and Rise of the machines Buy gold – No one has cracked alchemy Give [...]

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In The Shop: Introducing The Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 Limited Edition For HODINKEE

By |2017-02-10T00:54:29+00:00February 10th, 2017|Blog|

We've been hard at work on this one. Since the fall of 2015, we've been collaborating with friends in the industry to bring to light products that speak directly to our audience, and today we are here to tell you about our latest. Say hello to the Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 Limited [...]

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PRESS RELEASE: Learn to be a Professional Numismatist with PNG’s Education and Internship Program

By |2017-02-10T00:54:02+00:00February 10th, 2017|Blog|

If you've thought about turning your hobby into a full-time career, the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) can help. PNG is accepting applications for its next group of young men and women who want to participate in the Promoting Numismatic Growth Internship Program (http://pngdealers.org/education/png-internship-program). Since its launch in 2014, the PNG's internship project has mentored17 prospective [...]

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Gold Buying Russia To Intensify Diversification On Trump ‘Unpredictability’?

By |2017-02-08T23:51:43+00:00February 8th, 2017|Blog|

Gold Buying Russia To Increase Diversification On Trump 'Unpredictability'? Russia's massive and increasing gold bullion reserves are kept in tightly-guarded locations across Russia due to the fear of sanctions and the 'unpredictability' of Donald Trump according to The Sun and Russia Beyond The Headlines. Russia increased their gold reserves by a very large 199.1 tonnes [...]

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Stay Tuned For A Big Announcement Coming Tomorrow At 11:30 AM EST

By |2017-02-08T23:51:05+00:00February 8th, 2017|Blog|

It's almost time for us to drop some really big news. Here at HODINKEE HQ we've been working with a few of our friends over in Switzerland on something truly special. It's been a little more than a year since the conversations started and finally we get to share the fruits of our labor with [...]

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PRESS RELEASE: Heritage Catalogers Discover Truth About Long Held Variety

By |2017-02-08T23:50:42+00:00February 8th, 2017|Blog|

Bass-Dannreuther Die State a/”c.” The middle of the Capped Head series offers a trio of scarce-to-rare 1818 half eagles, including two of the most famous reverse die blunders of the entire half eagle series. The popular STATESOF variety (BD-2) attracts much of the attention, although the equally interesting BD-3 die marriage, with its overpunched denomination, [...]

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Gold Prices Rising Mean “Impending Market Volatility”

By |2017-02-07T23:55:51+00:00February 7th, 2017|Blog|

Gold prices rising & up 6.6% YTD Signal “impending market volatility” World has never been more uncertain (see chart) Fear in Wall Street versus Fear in Washington Price of 'plunge protection' rising even as VIX remains low Smart money diversifying into gold Important to watch rising gold and rising bond yields  Gold may prove the [...]

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The Horological Society of New York Introduces The Henry Fried Scholarship For Watchmaking

By |2017-02-07T23:55:32+00:00February 7th, 2017|Blog|

Since 1866, the Horological Society of New York (HSNY) has been working diligently to advance the art and science of horology through its popular educational programs. Its monthly lecture series features world-class experts and is now being recorded as videos for members to watch online. Its award-winning Horological Education classes have taught thousands of students [...]

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Watch Spotting: New England Patriots Wide Receiver (And Super Bowl Champion) Julian Edelman Wearing An Omega Speedmaster Dark Side Of The Moon ‘Black Black’ On The Jimmy Fallon Show

By |2017-02-07T23:55:10+00:00February 7th, 2017|Blog|

Whether you were watching the Super Bowl for Lady Gaga's performance, the commercials, and the nachos (like myself), or you were genuinely interested in the game, by now you have probably recovered from this past Sunday's eating festivities. To say the event was full of surprises would be the understatement of the year. The most [...]

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Three On Three: Comparing The Vacheron Constantin Overseas, The Piaget Polo S, And The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15400

By |2017-02-07T23:54:58+00:00February 7th, 2017|Blog|

It's been a while, but it's Three On Three time again. We've compared funky independent watches under $15,000, in-house, manually-wound dress watches under $20,000, and even some powerhouse chronographs from the biggest name manufactures around. But now it's time to tackle one of the most popular categories of watches of the modern era: stainless steel [...]

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Found: My Grandfather’s Gold Wristwatch, A Vestige Of 20th Century Swiss Watchmaking

By |2017-02-07T23:54:46+00:00February 7th, 2017|Blog|

About a year ago, my father surprised me with a wristwatch that I never knew existed, even though it had been in our family for generations. Now you may be thinking it's a little odd that it took this long for me to find out about this watch, given my very pronounced interest in wristwatches [...]

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