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RICHARD MILLE - A MAN AHEAD OF HIS TIME
RICHARD MILLE - A MAN AHEAD OF HIS TIME

Futuristic, expensive and, divisive, we take a look into the phenomenon that is Richard Mille to find out what makes the brand tick.

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£10 MILLION IN SALES. 10K INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS. 10 MONTHS OLD.
£10 MILLION IN SALES. 10K INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS. 10 MONTHS OLD.

Watch Collecting continues to change the way people buy and sell watches.

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NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR NEXT RECRUITMENT EVENING
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR NEXT RECRUITMENT EVENING

An opportunity to get in front of our team and be involved in the business!

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WHY IS THE AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK NAMED ‘THE ROYAL OAK’?
WHY IS THE AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK NAMED ‘THE ROYAL OAK’?

A story of trees, ships, kings, and other things…

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THE OMEGA SEAMASTER 'NO TIME TO DIE' - THE BEST SEAMASTER EVER?
THE OMEGA SEAMASTER 'NO TIME TO DIE' - THE BEST SEAMASTER EVER?

As Daniel Craig bows out, does his 'Bond watch' parting shot hit the mark?

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Price vs Value  - Too Many Choices
Price vs Value - Too Many Choices

A speculative look at the alternatives available at our popular Rolex price points.

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A DEEP DIVE INTO THE ROLEX SUBMARINER
A DEEP DIVE INTO THE ROLEX SUBMARINER

How a tool watch for a niche sport became a global icon.

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WATCH COLLECTING 6 MONTHS IN REVIEW
WATCH COLLECTING 6 MONTHS IN REVIEW

It's been a wild ride since launch day. Here's a look back at some of the highlights.

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Mod Culture - Artisans de Genève
Mod Culture - Artisans de Genève

In a world of serial or mass production, how can you stand out?

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The Breguet 1801PT Limited Edition. 200yrs, 2 geniuses, celebrated in a watch.
The Breguet 1801PT Limited Edition. 200yrs, 2 geniuses, celebrated in a watch.

Watch Collecting is proud to offer only the second example of the platinum edition ever to come to auction.

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‘FIRST FAVOURITE FINAL’ – AHMED RAHMAN
‘FIRST FAVOURITE FINAL’ – AHMED RAHMAN

Our watch collector interviews continue with Ahmed Rahman, businessman, sartorial maven, cigar afficionado and watch collector extraordinaire.

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300 Watches Sold
300 Watches Sold

In just over 4 months of closing auctions Watch Collecting has sold over 300 watches and over £4,000,000 in value.

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WATCH COLLECTING ACHIEVES WORLD'S FIRST AUCTION SALE OF PATEK PHILIPPE'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY ELLIPSE
WATCH COLLECTING ACHIEVES WORLD'S FIRST AUCTION SALE OF PATEK PHILIPPE'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY ELLIPSE

Speculative dealer prices abound online, but Watch Collecting sets the market level.

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Another month, another world record...
Another month, another world record...

After setting a new benchmark auction price for the Omega Speedmaster Snoopy in June, Watch Collecting continued their success with a Rolex Submariner 16613 Lapis Dial from 1993.

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Rolex Noughties Time Capsules
Rolex Noughties Time Capsules

Unworn, pristine, mint… these words are music to the collector’s ears.

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Commissions, Premiums, Smoke & Mirrors - Don't Let the House Win
Commissions, Premiums, Smoke & Mirrors - Don't Let the House Win

The traditional auction world almost seems designed to confuse the uninitiated.

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'FIRST FAVOURITE FINAL' - DAMIAN BUTT
'FIRST FAVOURITE FINAL' - DAMIAN BUTT

Our watch collector interviews kick off with the founder of TheWatchGuys.tv and TheCarguys.tv YouTube Channels, and early vendor and bidder with Watch Collecting Damian Butt.

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RICHARD MILLE RM-004 'A RACING MACHINE FOR THE WRIST'
RICHARD MILLE RM-004 'A RACING MACHINE FOR THE WRIST'

Watch Collecting lists its most expensive watch yet...

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WATCH COLLECTING HITS £2 MILLION
WATCH COLLECTING HITS £2 MILLION

2 months of results, £2 million sold.

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CHRONOGRAPH OR CHRONOMETER?
CHRONOGRAPH OR CHRONOMETER?

Which is which, and can a watch be both?

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The Colour of Money
The Colour of Money

...or should that be the money of colour?

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