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$74.99 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

You know the expression “it’s the exception that proves the rule”? It doesn’t mean the exception proves the rule. It was coined when the word “prove” meant “test.” So the exception shows you that the rule holds. My rule: one … Continue reading

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New York Court Gives Repeat Rolex Robber A Slap on The Wrist

“A Rolex vixen who’s been repeatedly accused of drugging men then swiping their pricey watches in Manhattan was sentenced Monday to a conditional discharge,” nypost.com reports. It may sound like a medical problem, but the Supreme Court’s ruling means . … Continue reading

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Kylie Jenner Wears a Rose Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Overworked. Overworked. Heh.

For all intents and purposes, the Kardashians own Instagram. @kyliejenner has 144m followers. That’s roughly half of the U.S. population. If you’re a watchmaker looking to promote your product with a post on Ms. Jenner’s account, that’ll run you $1m … Continue reading

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High-End Watch Market — Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Rolex — Cratering?

“Under bursts of rain and occasional rumbles of thunder, protesters packed the streets in several areas of Hong Kong on Saturday,” The New York Times reports, “days after both the demonstrators and the police came under criticism for taking violence … Continue reading

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The RealReal is Really Bullish on Luxury Watches

The RealReal is an online luxury consignment company. You send them your unwanted luxury goods, they inspect them, price them, sell them and take a cut. Like so many disruptive tech firms, TRR isn’t making money. But they are selling … Continue reading

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Daytona, Aquanaut, Royal Oak: How To Buy One

When demand exceeds supply, prices goes up, availability goes down. That’s where we are when it comes to buying a box-fresh steel Rolex Daytona, Patek Philippe Aquanaut or Audemars Piguet Royal Oak. And that’s where we’re going to stay for … Continue reading

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