MOD Watches: BBMODs Offer 30 Euro Off Cardinal Monster

Priced at 675 euro, the BBMODS Cardinal Monster is an expensive option compared to many custom builds, but look at the quality. Superb rose gold finish, Seiko NH36 movement of course, plus sapphire crystal and Lumibrite on the hands and markers. Seiko branded dial too, which you don’t get on many MOD watches. That case…

Patek Philippe: Always Busy Doing Mona Lisa Stuff

You have to admire Patek Philippe. For two reasons; one, they will service or repair any watch that they have ever made, no exceptions. Something that Rolex and most Swiss brands refuse to do, they simply stop making parts after so many years and that’s it, buy a new one, here’s a 10% off voucher….

Escrow: Ugly Word, But Beautiful For Watch Buyers

Would you pay £15,000 for a mint Rolex Submariner Batman to a complete stranger on eBay? No, of course you wouldn’t, even if you were Carrie Symonds and some clown had given you 30K to spend on any fripperies that caught your eye. But there is a solution to the problem of transferring lots of…

New Patek Philippe Ladies Twenty-4 Models

Patek have some new ladies watches for 2021, here’s the spec from the press office; Patek Philippe unveils three new Twenty~4 models designed to share the lives of modern active women The manufacture is continuing the renewal of its Twenty~4 collection, which has come to epitomize timeless feminine elegance. The “manchette” or cuff-style models with…

Police Auction Includes Patek Perpetual, Nautilus, plus Rolex Sub & Datejust

Merseyside Police have seized luxury motors, including a Rolls Royce from various criminals and these are being auctioned off online – tomorrow, September 3rd. The blaggers swag includes a rose gold Patek Philippe Calendar watch with a new retail value of £130,000. However there are no box and papers with it, so the actual value…

Sotheby’s Fall Watch Sale NYC

Sotheby’s has another prestige watch sale happening this week. Here are some highlights; The Royal Oak Quantieme Perpetuel (header images) combines an iconic sports watch design with the most classic horological complication: the perpetual calendar. The collection first launched in 1983 as the Reference 5554. The model was originally dressed in a 39 mm case…

What’s On: Gardiner Houlgate Watch Auction, Wednesday June 24th

Gardiner Houlgate have another watch auction coming up this week. Lots include the ever popular Omega Seamaster and Constellation models, Rolex Oyster, Breitling Navitimer models, plus a pair of JLC bumper automatics, one of which has an 18ct gold case. We love the steel case example with the red power reserve indicator though – more…