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Private collector's treasured timepieces expected to generate sales in the millions of dollars at November's Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo's The Geneva Watch Auction: XIV.
Nine out of the top ten prices paid at auction so far this year have been for Patek Philippe watches.
TRIBUS is one year old this month, which means the company has not spent a single day operating without the buffeting headwinds of the global coronavirus pandemic.
CEO Ben Küffer believes the time is right for a new mainstream independent Swiss watchmaker to emerge.
Atlanta-based pre-owned watch expert says family values kept the business motoring.
WATCHPRO's Rob Corder takes a tour of Xupes's stylish headquarters and discovers a steely eye for detail.
Over the past five years, the Swiss watchmaking industry is estimated to have spent over half a trillion dollars supporting Formula 1; probably the most lucrative partnership in sport. Its intoxicating mix of drama, precision engineering, split second timing, passion and a massive global television audiences make it an irresistible promotional platform, as Caroline Reid discovers.
As part of our investigation into the business of watches in Formula 1, WATCHPRO unearthed the story of how former Ferrari F1 driver Stefan Johansson launched his own watch business from California.
Watchmakers from the publicly listed groups are often accused of being slow-moving and conservative while privately-owned brands are more nimble and innovative. Richemont’s Vacheron Constantin is proving to be the exception that rule, and is being rewarded with growing enthusiasm from consumers and retail partners across the world and particularly in the United States.
500 million people are tuning in to watch gamers competing in eSports and playing Fortnite, FIFA and Call of Duty. That is an audience watch brands cannot ignore.