Patek Ref. 5207P sells for $866K, sets record
Yet another watch from Patek Philippe topped a global auction and set a new world record for one of the brand’s references when it sold for $866,667 at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Tuesday.
From Basel: 5 new watches from Swarovski
A number of watches in rose gold PVD--a trend seen across the show--and lower-priced Octea watches were among the timepiece introductions from Austrian crystal company Swarovski.
From Basel: 5 watches from Tissot
Tissot debuted what it says is the world’s first touch-screen watch powered by solar energy, extending its line of tactile watches first introduced in 1999.
From Basel: 3 from Rado, 3 from Hamilton
Rado has extended its touch technology to men’s watches while Hamilton drew on models from the 1930s for inspiration in designing this year’s timepieces.
From Basel: 4 watches from Breitling
A larger Navitimer and a special series to mark the 30th anniversary of its pilot’s chronograph, the Chronomat, are among the introductions from Breitling.
From Basel: 5 watches from 88 Rue du Rhone
Many of the new timepieces from 88 Rue du Rhone, the brand started by the grandsons of the late watchmaker Raymond Weil, reflect the brand’s focus going forward on aligning its marketing with the film industry.
From Basel: 5 watches from Patek Philippe
Patek Philippe will mark its 175th anniversary this year by introducing new watches in two waves: one at the Baselworld show and the other in the fall, when the brand will debut a number of limited-edition timepieces.