Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Gold Analysts At LBMA See 25% Return To $1,532/oz In 12 months

By |2018-10-31T22:07:03+00:00October 31st, 2018|Blog|

(by Reuters from BOSTON, LBMA) The price of gold is expected to rise to $1,532 an ounce by October next year, delegates to the London Bullion Market Association's (LBMA) annual gathering predicted on Tuesday. Gold in USD (10 Years) A poll of delegates at the LBMA conference in Boston also predicted higher prices in a [...]

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Trick Or Wheat Cent? Why You Should Give Out Old Wheat Pennies For Halloween

By |2018-10-31T22:06:32+00:00October 31st, 2018|Blog|

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, Editor  Halloween is here again… Millions of little ghosts, goblins, hobos, and - whatevers - will be roaming neighborhood streets, suburban malls, theme parks, and elsewhere in the annual pursuit of candy. Many of these kids will be amped up over the next few days enjoying their sudden surges of sugar - the first of [...]

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Introducing: The Breitling Superocean Héritage II Chronograph 44 Outerknown

By |2018-10-31T22:06:23+00:00October 31st, 2018|Blog|

Quick Take Breitling's new Superocean Héritage II Chronograph 44 Outerknown celebrates the brand's partnership with Outerknown, the sustainable clothing company co-founded by 11-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater (a personal hero of mine). Initially, when Outerknown was founded in 2014, it began by making surf shorts and bomber jackets with ECONYL yarn, a material created from nylon waste, one source of [...]

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Hands-On: The Carl F. Bucherer Heritage Tourbillon Double Peripheral Limited Edition

By |2018-10-30T22:10:25+00:00October 30th, 2018|Blog|

It is a truism in modern watchmaking that nobody needs a tourbillon. While technically accurate, what is true of modern mechanical horology in general is certainly true of the tourbillon: it is not so much what you do as how you do it, that distinguishes you from the other guy. Carl F. Bucherer's modern production [...]

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Gold Improves Investment, Pension and Central Bank Portfolio’s Risk-Adjusted Returns

By |2018-10-30T22:07:46+00:00October 30th, 2018|Blog|

By Frank Holmes via GoldSeek – Hungary increases gold reserves 10 fold and central bank Governor sees gold as having “economic and national strategic importance” – Central banks diversifying into gold in order to ensure the national foreign exchange reserves are “safer” and to “reduce risk” – Gold allocation reduces volatility & enhances returns in investment & [...]

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John Feigenbaum: The Bill Gates Of Coins

By |2018-10-30T22:06:57+00:00October 30th, 2018|Blog|

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, Editor  Editor's Note: This article formerly appeared in COINage magazine There are stunning similarities between computer-software-for-the-world developer Bill Gates and computer-software-for-the-numismatic-world developer John Feigenbaum. Gates pioneered computer technology in the late 1970s and early 1980s, with the launch of the first commercially successful personal computers.  Feigenbaum developed software pricing platforms and cataloging for coins [...]

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Gold Buying Business Fashionable These Days

By |2017-07-21T16:03:10+00:00October 30th, 2018|Fashion|

Everyone knows the old saying, 'Old is Gold'. This is definitely true when it comes to old jewelry that is scrappy, out of style, and probably not of any use. Most often you are able to sell gold jewelry for cash profitable to you. There's a reason so much jewelry is made from the most [...]

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Photo Report: An Evening With Brunello Cucinelli In New York City

By |2018-10-29T22:10:55+00:00October 29th, 2018|Blog|

Last week, we teamed up with the well-dressed people at the Brunello Cucinelli boutique in SoHo for a meet-up hosted by our own Ben Clymer. Among the brand's wide selection of lovely things, a considerable group of local HODINKEE readers enjoyed some Italian hors d'oeuvres, drinks by Hennessy, and a selection of vintage watches from [...]

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Paper Currency Collection Realizes Over $8.6 Million In Auction

By |2018-10-29T22:10:26+00:00October 29th, 2018|Blog|

1890 $1,000 “Grand Watermelon” Note Brings Over $2 Million Stack's Bowers Galleries' October 25 offering of Part III of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money achieved $8,619,240 in the firm's Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo in Baltimore. Among the many rarities featured in the catalog, the [...]

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Sunday Rewind: The Record-Setting Sale Of Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona, One Year Later

By |2018-10-28T22:08:46+00:00October 28th, 2018|Blog|

No matter how you slice it, October 26, 2017, was a historic day in the watch world. After as much hype and excitement as has ever been generated by a wrist-worn mechanism, the Rolex Daytona owned and worn by Paul Newman, the watch that in many ways spawned the modern vintage Rolex market at large, [...]

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Discovering 100 Years of Rolex Chronometers and Rolex Oyster Watches

By |2018-10-28T05:05:02+00:00October 28th, 2018|Blog|

More than a century ago, in 1914, the Kew Observatory in Great Britain granted a “Class A” chronometer certificate to a wristwatch for the very first time. This was a major achievement for the timepiece in question, a tiny Rolex watch, and it also marked the advent of the modern precision wristwatch. In this article [...]

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Weekend Round-Up: The Nomad Games, Living Underground, And Photographing Tokyo At Night

By |2018-10-27T22:09:03+00:00October 27th, 2018|Blog|

Each week our editors gather their favorite finds from around the internet and recommend them to you right here. These are not articles about watches, but rather outstanding examples of journalism and storytelling covering topics from fashion and art to technology and travel. So go ahead, pour yourself a cup of coffee, put your feet [...]

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