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The original Monaco from 1969 was considered too unconventional for the era.
Trend Forecaster
A little piece of Elvis, Paul or Jackie on your wrist…

With the vintage trend showing no signs of abating, now is the time to pay tribute to the iconic watches worn by late, great celebrities. Brands happily revisit legends from the past while at auction, watches with celebrity provenance are achieving record amounts.

Friday, 11 October 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
6 min read
This Grand Complication personifies George’s approach to dial design and is simple, balanced, elegant and, above all, readable at a glance.
Events
Independent watchmakers steal the show in Geneva

For the third time, Phillips put independents front and centre of its sale, headlined by George Daniels. Connoisseurs packed the saleroom for the British auction house's May date, with the hammer coming down on several record-breaking lots.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
5 min read
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Patek Philippe 5070R Chronograph | Price: CHF 74,500
Events
WatchBox broadens its horizons

Six months after setting up a branch in Neuchâtel, the biggest online marketplace for certified pre-owned luxury watches piqued collectors' interest during Geneva Auction Week with an exhibition of 80 remarkable timepieces. A reminder that not every vintage gem crosses the block...

Thursday, 16 May 2019
5 min read
5
Piaget 18k yellow gold manual winding bangle watch, tiger's eye dial
Events
Piaget takes the lead at women's watch auctions

As interest grows in ladies' timepieces at auction, new favourites emerge. Piaget, with its jewellery watches, is clearly one of the standout brands.

Friday, 03 August 2018
Geoffroy Ader
5 min read
8
Elvis Presley Omega (Book)
History & Masterpieces
Elvis Presley's Omega under the hammer

Gifted to him by RCA Records in 1961 for 75 million album sales, Elvis Presley's Omega comes up for auction this May.

Friday, 23 February 2018
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
4
Rolex Oyster Cosmograph Daytona Paul Newman Reference 6263, cirac 1969 - Lot 33 sold for $1,092,500
News
Rolex steals the show at Christie's

The highlight of the recent New York sale, a Rolex Oyster Cosmograph Paul Newman Daytona Ref. 6263, manufactured in 1969, sailed through the $1 million mark.

Tuesday, 12 December 2017
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Romain-Réa-expertise
Culture
Precious time with Romain Réa

Busy with the final details for the Antiquorum sale that took place on November 12 in Geneva, Romain Réa found time to talk about his passion for watches, at his store on Rue du Bac in Paris.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Victoria Townsend
7 min read
4
Only-Watch2017_Luc-Pettavino
Economy
Only Watch continues to drive research

It's rare for a fundraising event to be better known than the organisation behind it, but that's the case with Only Watch, the Monaco Association against Muscular Dystrophies' much-envied charity auction which has already raised close to €27 million, set up two companies, and filed several patents.

Friday, 10 November 2017
5 min read
5
Rolex Daytona « Paul Newman »
History & Masterpieces
Paul Newman's Rolex Daytona under the hammer

News broke on social media on June 1st: the actual Rolex Daytona "Paul Newman" belonging to Mr Paul Newman will be sold by Aurel Bacs at the first Phillips watch auction in New York, this October.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Geoffroy Ader
5 min read
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