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Meeting Rolex Collectors in Maastricht, NL…

When you read “Maastricht” most vintage Rolex collectors will automatically think of our legendary Vintage Rolex Passion Meetings that have taken place many times in Hollands oldest city. But this time it was about leather straps and goodies around collecting watches, a business my friend Bernhard started some while ago under the name: Bulang&Sons. For […]

From Ferrari in Maranello to Techno Classica in Essen..

I was extremely lucky to be invited for a boys dream visiting the Ferrari factory and racing at their own Fiorano circuit in prepared F12 Berlinetta’s, what a week! To summarize this experience there’s only one word that says it all, PASSION! In every detail or person you meet, you feel the passion of the […]

Christie’s Geneva Watch Auction May 2015

Dear Sabine Kegel just emailed me to inform all of you that the Christie’s Geneva Watch Auction for May 11th 2015 is online now. You can view all offered lots in detail over here. To start with Patek Philippe this time, there is a great White gold 3448, a NOS ( New Old Stock) ref 2499/100 […]

Special Day Date Auction & New Pucci book

Above, cover of the 60x Day Date Auction by Phillips, down the introduction of Pucci Papaleo’s new Rolex Day Date Book… My dear Rolex buddy Pucci Papaleo has made yet another important Rolex book. After the enormous succes of his Ultimate Rolex Daytona bible and the exceptional Christie’s Daytona sale he has focused on the legendary Day Date […]

Phillips Watch Auction One in Geneva

Very interesting inaugural sale Phillips is coming up at their first watch auction in Geneva, May 10th 2015. When you browse their virgin catalogue you will notice it’s pretty impressive to say the least. Lot’s of rare and special Rolex, Patek Philippe and others. To find the necessary pieces is already difficult, to find them in great […]

The new 2015 Rolex & Tudor Collection

The best Rolex gave us this year, their new 3255 movement IMHO! Rolex has just introduced their new 2015 models at the Basel World watch show. Have a look at their website: www.Rolex.com for more detailed information. They where so kind not to invite me to see their updated collection. Geneva wrote me diplomatic : “We wish we could […]

New Rolex & Tudor Collections from Basel World 2015

New platinum Day Date in 40mm… More info about new dial you find here.. New Yachtmaster in pink gold with, yes a rubber strap.. Check all Rolex news directly at their website here… The new patented “OysterFlex” rubber bracelet. More info about the Yachtmaster you find here New diamond Cellini, more info about the new Cellini you find here.. New […]

The TEFAF Art Fair 2015

If it’s a 10 million Vincent van Gogh as you see below, a original Banksy or a 90 crt. yellow diamond from Graff, all this and much more is for sale at the Tefaf Art Fair 2015 in Maastricht, The Netherlands. At TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s greatest art and antiques fair, you can buy masterpieces of […]

All new Rolex & Tudor News from Basel World 2015

New 39 mm Rainbow Ladies Datejust Pearlmaster … More info about it you find over here New platinum Day Date in 40mm… More info about new dial you find here.. New Yachtmaster in pink gold with, yes a rubber strap.. Check all Rolex news directly at their website here… The new patented “OysterFlex” rubber bracelet. More info about the Yachtmaster […]

Lago Maggiore – Milano – Parma Passion for vintage Rolex

Tropical “Underline”  Rolex Oyster Chronograph up and room with a view into Milano’s Galleria down.. I always love these power trips where i’m meeting up with great collectors and passionated dealers from around the world. It was time again to go to Milano and the Parma Watch Show the day after but before I went to […]

The impact of Instragram on the world of watch collectors.

My current state of mind is thinking about the impact Instagram has on the collecting world of watches. Since last year, the traditional way of offering – showcasing has changed completely. Hardly anybody is using their website anymore as all collectors are browsing on IG, scanning what the dealers have for sale. The immense popular […]

Sir Edmund Hillary’s Rolex Explorer

What you see above is the only Rolex of Sir Edmund Hillary which now is not being part of the family trust. Some close friends and I helped to get the Sir Edmund Hillary Rolex watches back to the “The Hillary Foundation” before being sold by Antiquorum to the highest bidder. This particular Rolex Explorer […]

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The Rolex “Thunderbird” TOG of USAF Captain Maultsby.

Some 6 months ago the son of Captain Charles W Maultsby, Kevin Maultsby contacted me. He told me he had saved the original gold jubilee bracelet that came with the legendary Thunderbird Ref 6609 when Rolex delivered it to his dad. As always I asked for personal pictures and extra information about the provenance and Kevin came up […]

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Geneva Watch Auctions November 2014

With high expectations from both the auction houses and from collectors worldwide, many friends came to Geneva to witness Christie’s special 175 Patek Philippe anniversary sale making a total of Sfr. 19.3 million for the 100 offered lots. On Monday Christie’s achieved a total of Sfr. 14.7 million and Sotheby’s responded on Tuesday with their important […]

Geneva Auctions with Patek Philippe and lot’s of Rolex..

Top lot of upcoming Geneva watch auction is definitely the “Graves” Patek Philippe pocket watch with an estimate of some $ 15 million. Hopefully Sothebys finds somebody to bid against Mr. Stern, the owner of Patek Philippe who most probably wants this super complicated masterpiece from their heritage in his museum. As we have had […]

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