Circa Matteo Bega

Founder | Watchmaking is a vocation for him. Moved by an authentic passion for the sector, he gave life to Perpetual Passion to inform and learn about haute horlogerie and the fascinating world that surrounds it. Last but not least, he is a certified watchmaker. Click Here To Email Me
3 01, 2022

Spotted | An unexpected watch on Barack Obama's wrist in New Year's 2021 photo

Di |2022-01-04T00:34:54+01:00January 3rd, 2022|

The photo posted on Instagram by former First Lady Michelle Obama in the company of her husband Barack Obama while celebrating the new year aroused great curiosity. In the photograph, a decidedly unexpected watch appeared on the wrist of the former US President. It may seem strange to some, but there have been many who wrote to us in DM on our Instagram account or via email, asking us for an opinion [...]

1 01, 2022

News | The new Rolex 2022 list prices

Di |2022-01-03T14:25:29+01:00January 1st, 2022|

Two years after the last increase in list prices, Rolex increases the prices of its watches for 2022. Again, as in 2020, these are spread increases, which have seen a major retouching on steel watches in many cases just over 10%. In this article you will find the Italian prices updated to 2022, focusing on the most requested references [...]

29 12, 2021

The Omega Speedmaster given by the Apollo 11 crew to the last Shah of Persia

Di |2021-12-29T11:44:31+01:00December 29th, 2021|

Passed under the radar of much of the world watchmaking community, we tell you the story of the Omega Speedmaster given by the Apollo 11 team during their 1969 "Giant Leap Tour" to the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. 1969, The Apollo 11 Astronaut World Tour Dubbed the "Giant Leap" by NASA, the Apollo 11 World Tour began on September 29 [...]

13 12, 2021

Introducing | “The Winter Tee” the official Perpetual Passion t-shirts, Inspired by one of our favorite watches

Di |2021-12-14T15:10:09+01:00December 13th, 2021|

As many of you may have noticed, given the temperatures close to freezing these days, winter is upon us and with great enthusiasm I present to you the "Winter Tee" by Perpetual Passion, our official t-shirt in collaboration with the artist French The Watchoniste. The inspiration comes from a splendid photo by Jean Genoud, reworked by the French artist @watchoniste exclusively [...]

6 12, 2021

Patek Philippe unveils the latest Nautilus 5711 for Tiffany & Co.

Di |2021-12-08T14:39:24+01:00December 6th, 2021|

Patek Philippe has recently announced the creation of 170 special editions of its most iconic timepiece, the Nautilus 5711, in partnership with Tiffany & Co .. A launch that stunned everyone and that immediately sparked collectors' fantasies. Patek will produce 170 examples of the Nautilus 5711 with a brand new "Tiffany" dial which will be sold in selected Tiffa boutiques [...]

14 11, 2021

Valentino Rossi wears the Rolex Daytona 116508 on his farewell weekend to MotoGP

Di |2021-11-14T17:31:44+01:00November 14th, 2021|

After the announcement of the retirement of 'Doctor Rossi' in August, it is time to say "goodbye" to one of the best riders of this century and the man who simply defines MotoGP. Valentino Rossi will put an end to his incredible 25-year career in the MotoGP Grand Prix of Valencia this weekend. During the approach to the GP on Sunday, Valentino wore a Rolex Day [...]

11 11, 2021

Omega Speedmaster CK 2915-1 sold at a record price at PHILLIPS!

Di |2021-11-12T09:13:21+01:00November 11th, 2021|

Among the record results achieved during the Phillips x Bacs & Russo auction "The Geneva Watch Auction XIV", the one obtained by the Omega Speedmaster CK 2915-1, sold for the record amount of CHF 3.115.500, exceeded the auction price estimated at between 80.000 and 120.000 Swiss francs. The Speedmaster was born in 1957 by Mr. Pierre Moinat and Claude [...]

12 10, 2021

The highlights of Monaco Legend Group's “88 Cartier” auction

Di |2021-10-13T10:13:19+01:00October 12th, 2021|

Today we want to turn the spotlight on one of the most interesting auctions of the year, the “88 Cartier” auction of Monaco Legend Group. For Cartier enthusiasts this is a real review of dreams, since many of the pieces that will be auctioned at the Hôtel Hermitage in the Principality of Monaco on Saturday 16 October are one-offs, made to order, or real and [. ..]

4 10, 2021

At the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2021 with A. Lange & Söhne

Di |2021-10-04T15:22:13+01:00October 4th, 2021|

There are weekends that are more special than others, which finally bring you back to normal, albeit in a context that is anything but ordinary: extraordinary! I'm talking about the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, the most important European event of classic cars. Thanks to A. Lange & Söhne we had the privilege of being able to spend a wonderful day there among dream cars and watches. D [...]

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