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Omega Rides the Waves with ultra-rare Cloissoné Neptune: Up for Grabs at Christie’s November 12th Auction

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Omega is perhaps best known for their sport watches such as the Speedmaster (1957) and Planet Ocean, which is a descendent of the Marine (1932). Rugged and ready for duty, these watches excel in space, on land and under the sea. But Omega also produced some lovely dress watches ... Read more

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The Sleeping Beauty Series: Patek Philippe 2481 Cloisonné Enamel “The Lighthouse” Goes Up for Sale at Christie’s Hong Kong Auction on May 30, 2012

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It’s hard to believe Patek Philippe’s cloisonné enamel dials got the cold shoulder with customers during their production run from 1940-1960. But then again people ignored the Rolex Milgauss Ref. 6541 and are now kicking themselves. Perhaps Patek Philippe’s cloisonné enamel dials were too “wild” for the conservative decades before the ... Read more

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