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A few weeks ago we shared Part 1 of an interesting article about the astronomical increase in watch prices, now it’s time for Part 2.
I just wanted to direct your attention to a fascinating article that recently appeared on the highly informative website Watches by SJX.
I’ve gotten my hands on a lot of exceptionally nice timepieces in 2013 but there are a few – five in fact – that really stand out in my memory. They are…
Last night the bi-annual Only Watch auction was held in glamorous Monaco, with all proceeds going to fund research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. There were 34 lots in total – 33 unique watches and 1 lot made up of 14 bottles of vintage Lanson champagne – and when the smoke cleared at the end of the night, the auction had successfully raised € 5,066,000 for charity (approx. US$6.8m.) To be fair though, this was very much a one horse race, with that one horse – the stunning Patek Philippe Ref 5004 in titanium – contributing almost 60% of the final scoop.