@Speake-Marin : High quality creative watches ••• L'horlogerie suisse avec accent british ................. ••• A native Englishman, Peter Speake-Marin originally had the intention of making jewelry, but found himself seduced by the art and mechanics of watch making. He began his horological journey at London's Hackney Technical College (1985) and then continued his education at WOSTEP, the prestigious Swiss watch making school. (...)
$11 million. A rare stainless steel Patek Philippe Reference 1518 wristwatch sold for just over $11 million this past week making it the most expensive wristwatch ever to be sold at auction. The price was reached after a 13 minute bidding war at the Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR sale in Geneva Switzerland and was more than triple the initial pre-sale estimate. Read all about it at BOBSWATCHES.com.