March 17, 2020

Rolex has announced it will close its watchmaking facilities across Geneva, Bienne and Crissier for ten days, effective today.

The move was announced by Rolex CEO Jean-Frederic Dufour via a statement conveyed to the company.

The closure is just one of many across the wor...

February 10, 2020

Nine out of the top 10 lots in the Sotheby’s Important Watches sale in New York on Thursday were Patek Philippe watches made within the last 10 years, confirming that demand outweighs production of recent Patek models, particularly the Nautilus. The top lot was a Ref....

February 5, 2020

Shades of gray and blue – predominantly blue – have been the trendy colours in the watch industry since the advent of watches, to say it loosely. Over the years, a new colour – green – has been casting a charming spell in the market.

A blue suit, blue denim or a blue wa...

January 4, 2020

Prices of all Rolex watches will increase by an average of 7.4% in the UK from January 1, WatchPro can confirm, but there has been no news of rises in the United States.

The increase has been long-expected after several major watch brands hiked prices after the sum...

December 21, 2019

The Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime 6300G on Jay-Z’s wrist is a very special watch. Made out of white gold, sporting a reversible case with a black dial on one side and white on the other, it cost $2.2 million when it was first released in 2016. It was only the second...

October 25, 2019

Christie’s auction of Rare Watches in Geneva on 11 November will be led by the Henry Graves Jr. Patek Philippe yellow gold tonneau minute repeater wristwatch of 1927, sold to Henry Graves Jr. on 16 June 1928

The American multi-millionaire (1868-1953) was one of Patek Ph...

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