If you’ve won the lottery, inherited a fortune or just claimed your monthly expenses from the Houses of Parliament, then a Vacheron Constantin Overseas chronograph at £37,700 is a worthwhile investment. It’s a straight rival to a Rolex Daytona, Patek Grand Complications or perhaps a JLC Polaris, a true luxury watch, with an in-house movement (twin barrels btw) and that cachet of rarity too. Just … Continue reading Vacheron’s Overseas Chronograph Ltd Edition
If you’re in Leeds, Yorkshire during February then checking out the Vacheron Contstantin Vintage collection is something that fits the bill, especially on a rainy day. Marvel at the 222 models from the 1970s, or the Royal Chronometer from 1976, which has a touch of Seiko about its square case design. That’s a compliment by the way. There are a couple of Overseas models in … Continue reading Things To Do in Leeds: See The Vintage Vacheron Watch Collection
Mega Swiss brand corporation Richemont Group, who own Cartier, Jaeger leCoultre, Dunhill, Montblanc, Vacheron, A Lange & Sohne, Van Cleef & other luxury brands have had a tough Spring season in China, but done very well elsewhere. Here’s the official results statement, after posting accounts for April-June 2022. All channels and business areas, as well as most regions, generated sales growth versus the prior year … Continue reading Richemont Are Doing OK With This Watchmaking Lark
UPDATED 10.03.22 Rolex has now stated that it will pause supplies to Russia, according to woke business outlet Bloomberg. Rolex have made it clear that only Rolex watches already shipped before the conflict were – or are – on sale via Indie dealerships. Maker of posh watch boxes and automatic turning cabinets Wolf has announced that it’s stopping its Russian Federation supply. LATEST UPDATE 09.03.2022 … Continue reading Some Swiss Watch Brands Will Clear Stock, Then Boycott
OK, here’s the word from Vacheron Constantin on their new Traditionelle complications watch. It’s very trick as you’d expect, with see-thru sections, plus that kinda fade-to-grey moonphase feature. Very understated for a luxury watch in some ways, but the gold adds a touch of bling for your $47,000 plus tax. Classically inspired with its round case featuring a fluted back, its railway minute-track and its … Continue reading Vacheron’s Traditionnelle: Dark Side of The Moonphase
We thought it was time to check out some promo videos on You Tube, producted by various watch brands. Along with various woke messages about diversity and saving the planet, some of them are quite entertaining. As Swiss watch brands now showcase their models at Watches n Wonders online, rather than at Baselworld, maybe we shall see more money being put into video channels, with … Continue reading Swiss Watch Brand Videos: From Woke to Wonderous
Here is an interesting round table discussion on blockchain tech and the benefits of blockchain passports for luxury watches. For the brands, it’s a definite win because they are getting lots of customer information and they know that the watch is genuine, and has a service history when it comes to PX time, plus they have a reason to make contact with the buyer to … Continue reading Are Blockchain Watch Passports The Future?
Swiss and other luxury watches make great investments, we all know that. But many criminals like expensive watches too, which means that legit owners are often targeted for theft at home, street muggings, or robberies at watch shops. Breitling and Vacheron Constantin have both announced that they are using blockchain technologies to create digital ownership certificates – kinda like an online V5c logbook. Blockchain basically … Continue reading Opinion: Blockchain Tech Offers Security, But Zero Owner Privacy