28 09, 2020

Introducing MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement “Eddy Jaquet”, Inspired by Jules Verne

Di |2020-09-28T10:51:08+01:00September 28th, 2020|

Over its 15-year history, MB&F has partnered with some of the most talented watchmakers of our generation: Kari Voutilainen, Eric Coudray, Stephen McDonnell, Jean-Marc Wiederrecht and Stepan Sarpaneva, to name a few. It also appealed to designers and artists, from longtime collaborator Eric Giroud and iconoclast Alain Silberstein to sculptor Xia Hang and picto [...]

8 11, 2019

RICHARD MILLE, BEING DISRUPTIVE! The birth of the myth that created modern watchmaking

Di |2020-03-02T15:35:44+01:00November 8th, 2019|

Few brands in the world of watchmaking know how to arouse such conflicting emotions and sensations as Richard Mille does. There are those who love it madly and are willing to spend mind-boggling amounts to wear the latest RM 27 Rafa Nadal, and there are those who struggle to even consider them part of the so-called “Haute Horlogerie”. I have asked myself several times why there is such a strong difference of opinion [...]

5 11, 2019

Will the current Rolex SUBMARINER be discontinued in 2020?

Di |2020-03-01T14:59:01+01:00November 5th, 2019|

For some years now, buying a sporty Rolex has become a sort of treasure hunt for many. Passionate or not, they wander in vain around the globe in search of the much desired reference, only to realize that the globalized world has really become very small. From the most coveted and hard to find Cosmograph Daytona, we quickly passed to the limited availability of GMT-MASTER II, p [...]

1 09, 2019

“Rolex fever”: The situation on the current market and some advice for investing

Di |2020-03-02T15:33:27+01:00September 1st, 2019|

The dark years of watchmaking seem distant. Many will remember that precise moment in history, when mechanical watches lost their appeal and the watch industry was brought to its knees, with the arrival of much more precise and less expensive quartz movements from Japan. Lovers of timepieces today are experiencing an opposite drama: the growing desire for these fascinating [...]

12 07, 2019

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

Di |2020-03-04T00:04:51+01:00July 12th, 2019|

Like any self-respecting summer, many of us love to venture into the pages of a beautiful thriller steeped in mysteries and intrigues, perhaps identifying with a famous English spy. Over the last few years, we, lovers of watchmaking and everything that revolves around it, have had a further diversion. Thanks to the fantastic world of auctions, an almost flat season of news and events [...]

2 05, 2019

CRISTIANO RONALDO'S WATCHES, a galactic collection

Di |2019-11-27T13:18:21+01:00May 2nd, 2019|

It is no secret that Cristiano Ronaldo, in addition to being considered one of the strongest footballers ever, is a huge fan and collector of watches and supercars. Given his arrival in Italy, we at Perpetual Passion certainly could not forget to show you some of his precious timepieces… HUBLOT Aerofusion KING GOLD When the Santa Caterina Airport of Funchal and Madeira was rebated [...]

1 06, 2018

SPOTTED | An elegant IWC Portofino on the wrist of the new Prime Minister of the Italian Government Giuseppe Conte

Di |2020-01-11T00:27:51+01:00June 1st, 2018|

On the evening of May 31, after more than two months from the elections, Italy finally found its new Prime Minister in the lawyer Giuseppe Conte. A new face of politics, in recent weeks he has been one of the protagonists of the long negotiations between the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella and the parties in charge of forming the new executive. The newly appointed Premi [...]

2 05, 2018

Rolex Submariner and Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch. A clash of the titans!

Di |2020-03-15T11:13:29+01:00May 2nd, 2018|

Similar outside. Different inside. If you ask a watch seller he will surely be able to confirm it for you: when it comes to choosing the first real watch, indecision and doubt often fall between one of these two icons: the Rolex Submariner (ref. M 116610LN) and Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch(ref 311.30.42.30.01.005). Let's be clear, at the end of the article we will not tell you what the choice is [...]

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