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The New Patek Philippe Rose Gold Aquanaut Chronograph

Patek Philippe introduces a new addition to its Watches and Wonders 2023 releases with the rose gold Aquanaut Chronograph, joining the existing steel and white gold versions. The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph Reference 5968R-001 showcases an 18k rose gold case, complemented by a brown-to-black gradient sunburst dial and a brown composite strap. Similar to its counterparts, the 2023 Aquanaut Chronograph 5968R features a 42.2mm diameter case that is water-resistant up to 120 meters, with a thickness of 11.9mm. The right side of the case showcases the chronograph pushers flanking the winding crown, while the characteristic rounded octagonal bezel combines polished and satin-brushed finishes. The dial is protected by a sapphire crystal. Within the new rose gold case resides a sunburst...

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TAG Heuer Carrera Plasma Diamant d’Avant-Garde Chronograph Tourbillon 44mm,

TAG Heuer has unveiled its groundbreaking lab-grown diamond technology through two extraordinary models at Watches & Wonders Geneva 2023. The star of the show is the TAG Heuer Carrera Plasma Diamant d'Avant-Garde Chronograph Tourbillon 44mm, featuring a dial, bezel, case, and bracelet adorned with 124 clear diamonds, including a solid diamond winding crown. The second Diamant d'Avant-Garde model introduces a different diamond-growing technique and marks the brand's first use of colored lab-grown diamonds. Based on the 36mm Carrera Date series, the new TAG Heuer Carrera Plasma Diamant d'Avant-Garde 36mm showcases an 18k white gold case paired with a combination of white and pink lab-grown diamonds. The 36mm time-and-date Carrera Plasma Diamant d'Avant-Garde retains the dimensions of the standard Carrera Date...

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Patek Philippe's Are In Ridiculously High Demand

  A lawsuit has been lodged in San Francisco against one of the oldest jewelry retailers by a man who claims he was coerced into spending $220,000 with the expectation of purchasing a rare Patek Philippe timepiece that he ultimately never received. Over the past few years, reputable Swiss watchmakers such as Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Audemars Piguet have gained notoriety for their limited availability through authorized dealers, a situation that has been exacerbated by the increased demand-supply gap caused by the pandemic. The fear of missing out on these coveted and exclusive timepieces has led some buyers to become victims of fraud or exploitation, as they are taken advantage of due to their desperation to acquire rare and desirable...

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Diamond-Set Sigma Dial PP Nautilus Heads to Auction

A highly coveted Patek Philippe Nautilus timepiece is set to be auctioned later this month, captivating collectors with its exceptional allure. Chiswick Auctions anticipates the sale of the esteemed Patek Philippe REF: 3800/1A-012, projecting a starting bid of £45,000 GBP (approximately $56,000 USD). This rare horological gem harkens back to its manufacturing origins in 1994, endowing it with a remarkable historical significance. What distinguishes this watch as truly extraordinary is its resplendent diamond-set Sigma dial, embellished with elegant white gold hands. The captivating night blue ribbed Sigma dial boasts an exquisite signature—18 carat white gold stick hands adorned with luminous inserts, ensuring legibility even in dim lighting conditions. A date aperture gracefully resides at the three o'clock position, revealing a...

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Conor McGregor Enjoys a Party in Monaco Sporting a TAG Heuer Monaco

In the glamorous setting of Monaco, Conor McGregor was recently spotted reveling in the festivities while proudly adorning a noteworthy timepiece. Renowned as both a driven entrepreneur and the iconic face of UFC, Conor McGregor can also claim the distinction of being one of the foremost collectors of exquisite luxury watches. Within his personal collection, one can find an array of highly coveted timepieces, ranging from multi-million-dollar Jacob & Co.'s to exclusive Rolex models not found in catalogs. McGregor recently garnered attention in the watch community when he attended Australian singer-songwriter Kylie Minogue's birthday celebration in Monaco, showcasing an elegant TAG Heuer Monaco chronograph. Having received an invitation from the esteemed luxury goods conglomerate LVMH and its subsidiary TAG Heuer,...

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