For many Swiss companies have long been a tradition to celebrate different dates of release of limited edition watches. In our country, this practice has not happened. And now, for the first time in Russia in the last days in 2000 Chistopol Watch conquer Dr. released collection watches dedicated to the millennium.
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December 17, 1903 in the town of Kitty Hawk, in North Carolina, an American engineer Orwell Wright tried to fly constructed by him and his brother aircraft. The car has risen by several meters into the air and later 36.5 meters and 12 seconds again touched the ground.
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In the watch industry have enough problems, but we, like everyone else, believe that the market will revive and will increase sales dramatically. Yes, it is sure to happen! But only when the clock will stop wearing for 20-30 years in order to look at them twice a day.
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In recent years flooded the Russian market cheap watches, the dials on which color and logos most famous brands in the world. “Beautiful, prestigious and accessible. What’s wrong with that?” – Ask an inexperienced buyer. The fact that the “dignity” of these products do not meet his expectations.
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Hard times came for collectors. If previously released limited edition in a matter of quantity, it is now stylish in vogue, and even such mass brands as Tissot, began to produce their own models in limited quantities. Out an endless succession of one another commemorative edition to mark the anniversary of distinguished companies and famous models, unique, originally designed for collectors – only manage to come across. However, when a good few hours, much worse, boring
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Hong Kong to Geneva drive?
Owner and president Osvaldo Patrizzi Antiquorum expected from the July auction Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches and Clocks in Hong Kong a lot. Encouraged by the number of registered users: about 6,000 people set out to compete for the right to have 406 lots. And I must say, expectations have been met. Was sold watches worth $ 6.081 million – almost three times smaller than the spring auction Geneva, but more than in New York and twice in the winter here – at the Ritz Carlton. But in contrast to Geneva, this time loud sensation has been submitted. As expected, most of all – $ 412 000 – paid for the Patek Philippe Minute Repeater Tourbillon, No. 1903061, case No. 2906878, Ref. 3939H.
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Absolute Champion – gold pocket watches Patek Philippe 1933release with 24 complications, for the manufacture of which took almost eight years! They were collected by order of the New York financier Henry Graves Jr… After the death of the owner in 1953, they gathered the collection was inherited by his children.
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This is only partly true – after all, no one will deny the obvious high cost of gold, platinum and diamonds. However, it may happen that even a piece of platinum, studded with precious stones entirely, will cost less equal in size chronometer with no visible signs of luxury. Consequently, the time the price tag content not only determines the nature Carat. In fact, what factors really influence the chronometric pricing; we will try and find out now.
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Split Chronograph in platinum casing Officer made the heart flutter, absolutely all collectors: an army of fans and Patek Philippe, and those who love chronographs (and in particular, the split-chronograph), and even those who collect clocks champions. The fact is, the newest hand-wound caliber CH R 27-525 PS – The first mechanism with chronograph function in company history.
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Past 20 years, Blancpain has sought to become the ideal collector’s name, each year introducing a model that ensured a place in history. This year, in honor of its 270-anniversary of the manufacture of Le Brassus has surpassed itself. She created a real collector’s dream – Apotheosis Temporis, a complete collection of all the great achievements of the art of watchmaking.
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