21 04, 2020

The watches of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

By |2020-04-21T19: 18: 12 + 00: 00April 21st, 2020|

Today Perpetual Passion has decided to celebrate the birthday of an icon, as well as a great character of recent history: Queen Elizabeth II. The girl who was not destined to reign and was supposed to live a quiet life at the court of her paternal uncle Edward VIII, now turns 94 and is the longest reigning Queen on the throne of England. His Majesty's birthdays [...]

30 11, 2019

Winston Churchill's ROLEX DATEJUST

By |2019-12-07T13: 01: 01 + 00: 00November 30th, 2019|

Today marks the 145th anniversary of the birth of Winston Churchill, one of the distinctive figures of the 20th century, remembered for his inspirational speeches and for leading Britain to victory in World War II. As hand lovers, we want to remember the important British statesman with an interesting anecdote. In 1947 Hans Wilsdorf decided to donate the 100,000esim [...]

12 07, 2019

Breaking news | Marlon Brando's ROLEX GMT-MASTER worn in 'Apocalypse Now', will be auctioned off by Phillips

By |2020-03-04T00:04:51+00:00July 12th, 2019|

Like any summer we respect, many of us like to venture through the pages of a beautiful yellow steeped in mysteries and intrigues, perhaps empathizing with a famous English spy. Over the last few years we watch lovers and everything around them, we have a further diversion. Thanks to the fantastic world of auctions, an almost flat season of news and even [...]

4 06, 2018

Breaking News | Rolex Submariner owned by Steve McQueen will be auctioned off by Phillips

By |2020-03-04T00:03:41+00:00June 4th, 2018|

[:it]"Every Rolex has a story to tell". This is one of those phrases that immediately generates high expectations, and if you think like us you're not wrong. Without fear of being denied, it can be said that the leading watch of 2017 was the 1968 Rolex Daytona that belonged to Paul Newman, auctioned by Phillips and sold for a dizziness figure. The sale price is not st [...]

4 04, 2018

JOHN HARRISON AND THE CALCULATION OF LONGITUDE "The Inventor of the Marine Stopwatch"

By |2020-03-01T12:08:59+00:00April 4th, 2018|

John Harrison, a British watchmaker and inventor best known for devising a system for determining longitude at sea, was born on April 3, 325 years ago. John Harrison H1 Marine, 1735 The invention of his marine chronometer was instrumental in the development of navigation from the eighteenth century and, together with other technologies, helped greatly extend the [...]

13 06, 2017

Paul Newman's original "Daytona" at auction.

By |2019-12-07T13: 32: 30 + 00: 00June 13th, 2017|

We had already told you about the history of the Rolex Daytona in Article http://bit.ly/2pIGLAs, but now we are telling you about the original model owned by the American actor and pilot. Considered by enthusiasts and experts as the Holy Grail of vintage wristwatches, the Rolex Daytona owned by Paul Newman will finally be auctioned on October 26 in New York by Phi [...]

12 05, 2017

Jacqueline Kennedy's Cartier for sale at Christie's

By |2020-03-03T23: 42: 30 + 00: 00May 12th, 2017|

On June 21, Christie's auction house in New York will list the 18-carat gold Cartier that belonged to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. This iconic timepiece, which belonged to the best-known first lady in U.S. history, represents the spearhead of the annual New York Rare Watches and American Icons sale organized by the well-known auction house. The watch - defin [...]