February 28Bonhams Bond Street Auction
|Photo Credit: Bonhams.com A record breaking sale hit Bonhams Fine Watch and Wristwatch auction at Bond Street. The stainless steel Amagnetic Patek Philippe 3417 model was manufactured in 1958 with a calibre 12-400 AM movement, the model was later fitted with a calibre 27-AM 400 up until it was discontinued in the late 1960’s. They appeared around the time radiology was introduced and were popular with doctors because they were said to be unaffected by magnetism and therefore avoided pro...|
February 24Antiquorum Hong Kong Auction
|Photo Credit: Antiquorum.com On Saturday 22nd February, Antiquorum celebrated their 40th anniversary with its auction of “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces”, which was held in Hong Kong at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. They auctioned a total of 250 fine and exceptional timepieces, the highlight being a Patek Philippe 5004A; a stainless steel limited edition model of only 50 pieces. The highly collectible and rare double sealed wristwatch was produced in 2011, with a perpe...|
February 14CONGRATULATIONS TO LAUREL KING OUR COMPETITION WINNER!!
|HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!!! CONGRATULATIONS TO LAUREL KING!!! YOU ARE OUR TWITTER COMPETITION WINNER!!!!...|
February 14CONGRATULATIONS TO WATCHES7FIFTY OUR COMPETITION WINNER!
|HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! CONGRATULATIONS TO WATCHES7FIFTY!!! YOU ARE OUR INSTAGRAM COMPETITION WINNER!!!!!...|
February 14CONGRATULATIONS TO HAZEL OUR FACEBOOK COMPETITION WINNER!!
|HAPPY VALENTINES DAY CONGRATULATIONS TO HAZEL ANNA RIGAZIO!!!! YOU ARE OUR FACEBOOK VALENTINES COMPETITION WINNER!!!!...|
February 10OUR LOGO IS NOW A REGISTERED TRADEMARK
|Very exciting news for all of us here at WatchCentre! We are very proud to announce that we are London's very first luxury pre-owned and unworn watch dealers to have an officially registered trademark logo....|
January 30The First Watch to Climb Mount Everest
|Image Credit: gizmodo.com The story behind this watch makes it extremely valuable. This Rolex watch, currently on display at the Beyer Watch and Clock Museum in Zürich, Switzerland, could top them all. It accompanied Sir Edmund Hillary on one of the most famous expeditions of all time to the top of the world - Mount Everest. Sadly this watch was never officially owned by Hillary. Rolex was one of the official sponsors of the 1953 Everest Expedition, and saw it as much of an opportunity ...|
January 30IWC’S NEW AQUATIMER WATCHES
|Image Credit: iwmagazine The all new 2014 Aquatimer collection from IWC Schaffhausen comes with influenced technical features, plus more in-house calibres and a bracelet quick-change system. For the first time a haute horlogerie complication in the form of a perpetual calendar with a large digital date display appears in this watch family. Bronze likewise makes its debut as a metal for the case. The Swiss watch manufacturer is also launching four special editions in support of the work of the...|