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Vintage

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
Gallery-Lounge, Geneva © Bucherer
Economy
Bucherer intends to "revolutionise" the pre-owned market

Bucherer's newly-opened Gallery in Geneva is entirely focused on pre-owned watches. As well as buying and selling, this lounge space will host events aimed at renewing the purchasing experience for a new generation of watch enthusiasts, through a concept Bucherer plans to roll out to other locations.

Monday, 09 September 2019
5 min read
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Air Command © Blancpain
New Models
Blancpain Air Command: the return of a legend

The Air Command chronograph belongs to that small circle of rare watches whose legend takes root in the mystery surrounding their creation. Blancpain is reissuing this legend as a 500-piece limited edition with vintage appeal.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 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
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Patrick Dempsey
Watch Stories
For Patrick Dempsey, vintage takes pole position

Patrick Dempsey is rated for his acting talent and as a racing driver at the head of his own team. As a TAG Heuer ambassador since 2014 and watch collector, he has worn the cream of the Swiss brand's timepieces. A diehard fan of James Dean, Steve McQueen and Paul Newman, he explains how watches and race cars have a lot in common.

Friday, 26 April 2019
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
Quarter-repeater pocket watch, signed Vacheron Chossat & Comp. (1812) – Pocket watch with date by hand, Vacheron Constantin (1824).
History & Masterpieces
Vacheron Constantin celebrates its historic collaborations

In honour of the partnership between Jacques-Barthélémy Vacheron and François Constantin, initiated 200 years ago, the Manufacture is celebrating the many collaborations that have marked these two centuries of history. This tribute, in the form of a travelling exhibition, is joined by "Les Collectionneurs", a curated selection of vintage watches by the brand.

Thursday, 18 April 2019
6 min read
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Heritage Bicompax Annual © Carl F. Bucherer
Baselworld
For a few vintage watches more

When the well of inspiration runs dry, or in a lacklustre environment, what better way to rekindle the flame than a trip down memory lane. For watch brands, it's still a winning formula.

Thursday, 28 March 2019
5 min read
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Autavia Family © TAG Heuer
Baselworld
Nostalgia meets adventure at TAG Heuer and Breitling

Brands continue to mine the vintage tool watch seam. TAG Heuer is making the iconic 1960s Autavia a new pillar of the brand. Breitling, meanwhile, is extending the scope of the Premier line, introduced last year with inspiration from a 1940s model.

Monday, 25 March 2019
5 min read
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New York Sales at Christie’s: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Reference 6538, circa 1957 - Lot 73 sold for $492,500
History & Masterpieces
2018 Vintage Watch Market Update

While the big brands continue to command high prices, the emergence of other names proves that the vintage market is never short on surprises. We look back at 2018 in the company of Heuer, Rolex, Breitling and Omega, along with Longines, Tissot, Seiko, Citizen and Orient.

Thursday, 07 February 2019
Michael Stockton
11 min read
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