Apollo 17 Astronaut Watch Sells For $245K

Christie's sells flown-to-the-moon Omega Speedmaster watch for $245K

An Apollo 17 astronaut watch that was flown to the moon, of the same make and model as the watches NASA issued to all of its Apollo astronauts to wear while in space, was sold by Christie's on Tuesday (Dec. 15) for nearly a quarter of a million dollars to the watchmaker's own … [Read more...]

Supercomplication sells for $24M

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The Patek Philippe Supercomplication pocket watch sold today for 23.2 million Swiss francs ($24 million) at Sotheby’s in Geneva. Setting the new record price for any timepiece sold at auction.It has held the record since 1999 when it last sold at Sotheby’s for $11 million. $24 million dollars is the most anyone has … [Read more...]

A Look at the EMC by Urwerk

The EMC by Urwerk

The EMC by Urwerk is the world’s first precision mechanical watch in which the timing can be both monitored and adjusted by the user to suit their lifestyle. Changes in position and temperature, as well as shocks, can all adversely affect the isochronism (timing regularity) of a wristwatch. … [Read more...]