The “Calibre 89” is the most complicated watch ever made by Patek Phillipe and this spring, at Sotheby’s Important Watches sale in Geneva, it will go under the hammer. Sotheby’s set the estimated price between CHF 6.5-10 million, but if take into consideration the auction of another famous Patek Philippe, the Henry Graves Supercomplication, that […]

Yesterday, at Sotheby’s Important Watches auction held in Geneva, a unique Heuer Carrera reference 1158 chronometer in 18k gold, once owned by Swedish Formula One driver Ronnie Peterson, was sold for a record breaking price. Estimated to be in the 10,000-20,000 CHF range, it ended up fetching 225,000 CHF, that’s almost $300,000 CAD. The reference […]

As a watch nerd, for me, the most memorable scene in SPECTRE was when James Bond receives his new watch from Q (Ben Whishaw) and he’s asking if the watch can do anything? The answer given by Q is priceless: “It tells the time…” The timepiece in question is an Omega Seamaster 300, and one […]

Earlier this week, for their sixth edition, the Only Watch charity auction at Phillips, in association with Bacs & Russo, raised CHF 11,2 million (more than CAD 14,8 million), with all benefits going to research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. It was the charity auction’s highest amount ever raised, let’s see how they managed to beat […]