Watch Industry News Archive

Will the Rolex President Make a Come Back this Election Cycle?

Since 1937, Inauguration Day takes place on January 20th, following the presidential election. Rolex has had a long-standing tradition of gifting watches to U.S. Presidents, various world leaders and influential figures. A few Presidents

A Baselworld 2017 Wishlist

With SIHH around the corner and so many interesting releases announced already, it’s safe to say that 2017 will be an exciting year for the watch world. And while SIHH is significant in many

Pre-SIHH 2017: Two New Piaget Watches To Celebrate the Altiplano Anniversary

Taking place January 16 – 20, 2017, this year’s edition of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is just around the corner. And among the top luxury watch brands—including Cartier, Audemars Piguet,

Pre-SIHH 2017: A Pair of New Cartier Watches for Men

With less than a week left until the end of the year, some of the world’s leading watchmakers are gearing up for the first large-scale luxury watch exhibition of the new year—the Salon International

Our Five Top Picks from the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

The watch industry’s largest awards event, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) wrapped up last month with a slew of new winners for 2016. Essentially the Oscars of the watch world, the GPHG

Rising Rolex Prices – Why You Don’t Have To Take Part In The Madness

Rolex is a name synonymous with quality and there are few brands in the world that can match that kind of universal acclaim, recognition, and retention of value that Rolex prices reflect year in

Will Patek Philippe Watches Still Be Relevant in 2017 and Beyond?

With the advent of smartwatches and wearable technology, it raises the question if luxury watches are still relevant today. Particularly, the ultra high-end and expensive ones like Patek Philippe. Regarded as the finest watch

China Reinvents Precision | Out-Of-This-World, Super-Cool Technology

Have you ever wondered what is the most accurate timepiece in the world? Some people think it’s in Geneva, home of Swiss engineering precision. Some people think NASA created one for their elaborate interplanetary

Fine Watches, Low Prices: The Global Economy’s Affect on The Luxury Watch Market

Have you ever wondered what the effect of the sluggish economy in Europe is having on the luxury watch market on a global scale? When you combine the struggling economies of Europe and China, as

As Watch Auction Prices Soar, Independent Retailers Are Still Your Best Option

If you’re the kind of person that tries to keep up with watch industry news, you’ve probably been inundated by watch auction propaganda at one point or another. It’s a romantic idea surrounded by