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Month: May 2017

Photo Report: Overseas Limited Editions at Phillips Art Auction Opening

Photo Report: Overseas Limited Editions at Phillips Art Auction Opening

Vacheron Constantin Dual-Time Limited Edtion in steel with blue dial Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph Limited Edition in steel with silver dial The Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph Miami Boutique edition in rose gold Live band playing at “New Now” art auction opening at Phillips on Park Ave Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph in steel with grey dial Phillips “New Now” New York auction – DAN REES Untitled, 2011, plasticine on wood, in artist’s frame. Estimate $30,000 – 40,000 Vacheron Constantin Dual-Time Limited…

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Hands-On with the new Overseas collection

Hands-On with the new Overseas collection

This year at SIHH, Vacheron Constantin completely overhauled their Overseas collection, introducing five new models (representing 12 references), all equipped with manufacture movements, including three new calibers. Most notably – and the topic of much conversation – Vacheron Constantin has redesigned the case of the Overseas models. This is the biggest design departure since the transition from the 222 (introduced in 1977) to the recent look that has been around since 1996. The Overseas still shares many design elements from…

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Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar

Vacheron Constantin recently announced a new version of their Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar that is an evolution of the existing 1141QP powered models. The biggest changes being a new slate-gray colored dial and a new movement. While the dial now comes in a darker gray color. The case has stayed the same – measuring 43 mm x 12.94 mm – and is in platinum with a stepped bezel, exhibition caseback, and water-resistance rating of 30 meters. What has changed under…

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Rolex “Celebrating Cinema”

Rolex “Celebrating Cinema”

Tonight during the 89th Academy Awards show, Rolex ran a 60-second commercial celebrating some of the most notable films, actors, and the Rolexes they wore. The film showed living actors such as Harrison Ford and Nick Nolte, as well as past legends such as Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, Marlon Brando, and Bill Paxton. As of 2017, Rolex officially supports the Academy Awards, even though as you can see, they have been a favorite of Oscar-winning celebrities for decades.

Baselworld 2017: Rolex Sea-Dweller

Baselworld 2017: Rolex Sea-Dweller

Originally created in 1967 – in collaboration with the French diving company COMEX – the Sea-Dweller is a more robust version of the Submariner. While the Submariner is a professional dive replica watch, the Sea-Dweller is the thicker, more athletic, deeper diving brother. Rolex is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Sea-Dweller this year and at Baselworld 2017 launched an all-new, larger 43 mm version that is equipped with a new movement. The Ref. 126600 replaces the existing 40 mm…

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Bao Dai: The Most Expensive Rolex Ever?

Bao Dai: The Most Expensive Rolex Ever?

Next month – at the Geneva Watch Auction: Five – one replica watch is poised to break the all-time high Rolex auction record. The Bao Dai, otherwise known as reference 6062, has a presale estimate set by Phillips Auction house at $1.5 million. This Rolex triple display calendar with moonphase is one of only three yellow gold with black dial versions with diamond markers known to exist. Moreover, of the three, the Bao Dai, is the only example to feature…

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