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2019 New York Game Changer Watches Auction
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Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master sold for $1.95 million

After over 20 minutes of bidding from collectors across 3 continents, underscoring the enduring legacy of the most iconic actor of the 20th century, Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master reference 1675 sold for $1,952,000.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Metro rose gold © Nomos
New Models
A smaller Nomos Metro in gold

Nomos introduces the 33mm Metro Rose Gold, the smallest size in the range, powered by a manual-winding Alpha movement. Grey hour markers and purple minute markers gently contrast with the rose gold of the case and hands.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Economy
Building BRICs (II) – The Indian tiger stirs

Growing pains but most importantly much to gain in the "new markets." A round-up of the present or potential El Dorados that are China, India, Russia and Brazil. Part two: India.

Thursday, 12 May 2011
Quentin Simonet
3 min read
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Economy
Building BRICs (I) – The Chinese dragon's ferocious appetite

Growing pains but most importantly much to gain in the "new markets." A round-up of the present or potential El Dorados that are China, India, Russia and Brazil. Part one: China.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011
Quentin Simonet
4 min read
Gian Riccardo Marini has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Rolex SA © Marco Pagani
Point of View
Those Italians!

Those Italians! After Dumas' four Musketeers, all French of course, recent decades have spawned a new breed of Italian "musketeers" who are chancing the privilege of the transalpine economy and luxury. In my day, the 20th century, we Italians were few and far between at the head of historic French brands. The situation is slightly different today.

Friday, 06 May 2011
1 min read
The Gyromax® is clearly visible on this automatic extra-thin calibre 240 Q Si © Patek Philippe
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Patek Philippe's Gyromax® isn't the end of a chapter but the beginning of a new story

Coinciding with the announcement that it has endowed the Patek Philippe Chair at the EPFL in Neuchâtel, the Geneva Manufacture has unveiled its latest development in silicon technology: the GyromaxSi®. Combined with the Spiromax® and Pulsomax®, this gold and Silinvar® balance makes possible the Oscillomax®, a subassembly of all the silicon components by Patek Philippe.

Thursday, 05 May 2011
5 min read
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Lot 81: Patek Philippe single-button chronograph in white gold from 1928; est. CHF 1.5-2.5 million © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011
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Geneva auctions are set to thrill: Christie’s

Auction fever will descend on Geneva from mid-May as Antiquorum, Sotheby's and Christie's prepare to dazzle bidders with some 1,280 lots in all. Christie's will close the spring sales.

Wednesday, 04 May 2011
Danièle Chambas
3 min read
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Lot 74: pocket quarter repeater by Breguet, was made in 1813 for Caroline Bonaparte Murat, Queen of Naples; est. CHF 60,000-80,000 © Sotheby’s
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Geneva auctions are set to thrill: Sotheby's

Auction fever will descend on Geneva from mid-May as Antiquorum, Sotheby's and Christie's prepare to dazzle bidders with some 1,280 lots in all. Sotheby's makes a date with its traditional Evening Sale.

Tuesday, 03 May 2011
Danièle Chambas
4 min read
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Shepard Fairey, Hublot's Ambassador, and his Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey Limited Edition
Trend Forecaster

Art and watchmaking, a strategic alliance

Monday, 30 September 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
6 min read
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