Rolex owner Mark Ewart used an unorthodox technique to thwart a mugger after his treasured timepiece. Mr. Ewart threw his Rolex into the roof of a nearby building. Luckily, the hood didn’t follow through on his threat to stab Mr. Ewart. But make no mistake: whether you’re in a “developing country” or Basildon, England, Rolex robbers are out there, somewhere. Saying that . . .
Responding to Coronageddon, Patek Philippe dealers worldwide have launched “Temporary E-Shops.” Housebound customers can now order their five-figure-and-up timepieces online from an authorized dealer and have their treasured timepiece shipped straight to their door. Not all dealers are in, but most are. And all of them . . .
New York Times writer Victoria Gomelsky has a high opinion of your financial status. 10 Watches That Changed What’s on Your Wrist flags the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore, A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1, Vianney Halter Antiqua, F.P. Journe Chronomètre à Résonance, Richard Mille RM 001, Ulysse Nardin Freak, Urwerk UR-103, MB&F HM4, Bulgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon and the Apple Watch. As they say on Sesame Street . . .
Aesthetics are subjective, but the following five watches are drop-dead gorgeous. (Click here for Ugly Watch Parade.) Of course, you may not agree. That’s the advantage of subjectivity – to each their own. I, for one, would love owning one or preferably all these beautiful watches. Here are 2020’s most attractive-looking watch designs (so far).
Prices for Vintage Watches Are Dropping. Here Are 13 Worth a Look, From Rolex to Patek Philippe,robbreport.com announces. Prematurely. This is not the time to dive into the pre-owned or new grail watch market. In fact . . .