11 07, 2020

PERPETUAL Radio Episode 10: WatchTalks with Giovanni Varesi, the market situation and the Highlights of CHRISTIE'S "Rare Watches"

Di |2020-07-11T09:48:11+01:00July 11th, 2020|

Dear friends of Perpetual Passion, here we are at our tenth episode of Perpetual Radio! Guest of this episode, by popular demand, Giovanni Varesi - Watch Specialist for the prestigious auction house CHRISTIE'S. Together with Giovanni we talked about the current situation of the watch market and the results obtained in the first physical auctions of the season, after these months characterized by [...]

1 07, 2020

Focus On Christie's “Rare Watches”. Watches not to be missed!

Di |2020-07-01T20:59:29+01:00July 1st, 2020|

After having spent the last few months confined to our homes and confined to our countries, we are finally back to travel and, luckily for us, we will also be able to take advantage of a nice weekend in Geneva by participating in the first 'physical' auctions of the year! Not to be missed is the 'Rare Watches' auction organized by the prestigious Christie's auction house which will take place on July 20th at the Four [...]

17 06, 2020

Audemars Piguet, Let's go Openworked!

Di |2020-06-21T08:23:06+01:00June 17th, 2020|

Some haute watchmaking houses have talents capable of differentiating them from all the others and making them unique in certain respects. One of the main characteristics that distinguishes Audemars Piguet is, without a shadow of a doubt, its ability to skeletonize movements. All the collections of the Le Brassus brand, from the Millenary to Code 11.59 passing through the Royal Oak, have at least [...]

27 05, 2020

News Covid-19 Exports collapse

Di |2020-05-27T11:23:20+01:00May 27th, 2020|

Now there are more doubts, the global COVID-19 pandemic has had and will have a heavy impact on the fine watchmaking sector. As we had already noted in recent months, after two consecutive months of decline (-9% in February and -22% in March), the Swiss Watch Federation (FHS) has just published its statistics for April 2020 and, as expected, exports fell sharply [...]

2 04, 2020

PERPETUAL Radio Episode 3: The evolution of Audemars Piguet, from birth to Royal Oak Concepts. Patek Phillipe authorizes online sales

Di |2020-04-02T19:39:23+01:00April 2nd, 2020|

Perpetual Radio is the first podcast in Italy dedicated to the world of watchmaking and will be available on all major streaming platforms: Spreaker, YouTube, Spotify and Soundcloud. In this third episode we went to the discovery of an important brand that profoundly marked the evolution of haute horlogerie: Audemars Piguet. Analyzing three completely different clocks from each other [...]

1 04, 2020

Focus On Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT 26589IO

Di |2020-04-01T11:18:45+01:00April 1st, 2020|

With the Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronograph Openworked described in the previous article, Audemars Piguet managed to create a watch that was linked to the Royal Oak myth but decidedly modernized, innovative in some respects but deeply linked to tradition in others. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronograph Openworked 26343CE vs Royal Oak Concept Flying Tou [...]

28 03, 2020

Breaking News Patek Philippe postpones the launch of new watches to 2021 and Rolex could be next!

Di |2020-04-14T09:44:41+01:00March 28th, 2020|

Baselworld has been postponed to 2021 and the Patek Philippe manufacture, like many others, has stopped producing, with a resumption of work at a later date. Patek's headquarters and distribution offices in the country and beyond are closed, as are the doors of nearly all retail partners. Not only the production, but also the distribution has suffered an abrupt halt [...]

27 03, 2020

Introducing Audemars Piguet [Re] Master01 reference 26595SR

Di |2020-03-27T13:04:06+01:00March 27th, 2020|

At the beginning of 2019 Audemars Piguet amazed the entire watch industry by presenting the much discussed Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet. With this model he wanted to embark on a new chapter in its history, a chapter that departs from the Royal Oak to offer customers watches that are completely different from what is present in the collection. Continuing this philosophy, we can finally reveal the [...]

24 03, 2020

News The “Revenge Spending” as a possible lifeline

Di |2020-04-14T09:48:20+01:00March 24th, 2020|

We left a few days ago with an article on exports that ended with the cry of "revenge" and, today we reopen the discussion talking about that country, China where, we hope, this consumerist revenge will begin as soon as possible. For the Chinese, the hour of "revenge spending" has begun, the time to plan new trips, the economy seems to be restarting, shops and chains are reopening, but with [...]

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