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Flying (and Diving) Into Darkness: Three New Breitling Blacksteel Watches

By   /  November 10, 2016  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Breitling goes “back to black” with three new line extensions of its Colt Chronograph Automatic, Navitimer 46, and Avenger II Seawolf models, all in cases made of “Blacksteel,” a metal with a layer of highly resistant carbon-based treatment that Breitling first starting using for its watch cases in 2012. Here’s what you need to know about all [...]

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Luxury watch auction round-up: Ronnie Peterson Heuer Carrera breaks record

By   /  November 7, 2016  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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From a Heuer Carrera chronograph to a gold Breguet and a ‘Magician Box’ A Heuer Carrera chronograph was sold for more than ten times its estimate last month when it fetched SFr225,000 ($227,000) at Sotheby’s in May, making it the most expensive Heuer sold. The gold chronograph was originally a gift to the Swedish Formula [...]

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The Origins of the Patek Philippe Nautilus

By   /  November 2, 2016  /  Featured Press, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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To many watch lovers and collectors, the Patek Philippe Nautilus is a highly coveted and desired timepiece. Beverly Loan Company, a high-end pawn shop in the heart of Beverly Hills, understands the lore of the coveted watch and has the expertise to not only purchase or sell the Nautilus, but also loan against it. Below is a quick history of how [...]

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Secrets of the Patek Philippe Nautilus

By   /  September 29, 2016  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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In a world in which large steel sports watches have become commonplace, it’s hard to comprehend how groundbreaking the iconic Nautilus 3700/1 was when it launched in 1976   Forty — certainly not old, but not exactly young, either. The Patek Philippe Nautilus was born in 1976 and helped to re-energise the world of high-end [...]

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Patek Philippe Ref. 5230: A New World Time Watch for a More Complicated World

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Patek Philippe has been producing some of the world’s most coveted world time watches for nearly 80 years. At this year’s Baselworld, however, the brand announced that it is retiring all existing references in its so-called Heure Universelle collection and launching a new, upgraded model in their place: the Patek Philippe Ref. 5230 World Time. Patek says [...]

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10 luxury watches that are actually worth the investment

By   /  August 19, 2016  /  Featured Press, Luxury Watches  /  No Comments

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Buying a luxury watch might be one of the most daunting purchases a person can make, and it’s one that most of us only aspire to. However, if you can scrape the cash together, a luxury watch can be a solid investment, especially if you know how to navigate the market. Sure, luxury watches can cost [...]

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ON THE WRIST: ROAD TESTING THE DRIVE DE CARTIER

By   /  July 25, 2016  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Cartier’s legacy in fine watchmaking has long been up there with the greats. History has seen the esteemed jewellery maker create watches like the famed Santos model for aviator Albert Santos Dumont, a watch not only made for flying, but one that combined a unique physical shape with superb aesthetics. It is often argued then that [...]

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Five reasons why Rolex guys love Rolex

By   /  July 14, 2016  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Some vintage watch collectors love Patek Philippe. Some love Panerai. Some love all kinds. But Rolex is among the world’s most recognizable luxury brands because Rolex lovers tend to get a little obsessed. Here are just a few of the reasons why. 1. They’re purpose-built Rolex really is considered the original ‘tool watch’. Vintage Rolex collectors love the romantic [...]

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Patek Philippe Ref. 5396 Crowns 20 Years of Annual Calendar Watches

By   /  May 12, 2016  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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It was in 1992 that Philippe Stern, president and owner of Patek Philippe, tasked his watchmakers with creating a timepiece that would bridge the gap between simple calendar functions — date or day/date only, with adjustments necessary at the end of each month shorter than 31 days — and the mechanically elaborate and (for some) [...]

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Audemars Piguet Brings Gold Back in Vogue

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Audemars Piguet has won many a heart by crafting several versions of the Royal Oak watch. This year, at the SIHH 2016, the brand has surprised watch connoisseurs by unveiling the new Royal Oak collection in yellow gold after almost eight years. Read on as we tell you more about this watch that seemingly marks a [...]

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