Ernest Hemingway’s Pocket Watch Is Coming Up for Auction at Christie’s
And it was gifted to him by Charles C. Ritz, owner of the lauded writer’s favorite Parisian haunt.
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Exclusive: One of the Most Important Modern Pocket Watches of All Time is Coming Up for Auction at Phillips
The late British watchmaker George Daniels’s most complicated timepiece ever—made entirely by hand—hits the block in May.
This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Pocket Watch
Jewelry designer Jacquie Aiche gives vintage timepieces a stylish revamp.
Sotheby’s Sells a 1708 Pocketwatch from a Founder of British Horology
The gold Thomas Tompion quarter repeater was last sold by Sotheby’s in 1973…
A Trio of Christie’s Watch Auctions Highlights Rare Patek Philippe Timepieces
The auction house is offering a selection of Nautilus watches in celebration of the model’s 40th Anniversary…
What’s in a Name
Roger Dubuis embraces its founder’s values with a series of vintage-movement timepieces. The first in Roger Dubuis’s series of one-of-a-kind timepieces organized around combinations of vintage movements, the Hommage Millésime pocket watch ($892,500) is the most interesting and, in many ways, counterintuitive project the Geneva-based watch brand has undertaken in years. Although restoring and assembling these […]
A carefully thought-out tourbillon reflects the 18th-century legacy of Ferdinand Berthoud. “I got to know who Ferdinand Berthoud was through my grandfather’s pocket-watch collection,” recalls Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, a copresident of Chopard. “The more I read about him, the more I admired what he did.” In honor of the 18th-century horologist, Scheufele—who has built up his […]
Patek Philippe Supercomplication Expected to Fetch $16.5 Million at Sotheby’s Auction
The famed 1925 pocket watch once owned by Henry Graves is the most complicated timepiece ever built entirely by hand…
Pockets of Resistance
The mechanical-watch renaissance of the past decade or so has proven a boon for just about every sort of timepiece, as brands have developed and produced countless new models of complicated, simple, classical, and modernly styled watches. The only form seemingly uninvited to the party happens to be the one that started it all: the […]