BREAKING NEWS: Brad Pitt Is NOT The New Owner Of The Super-Rare, 3 Million Dollar Patek Philippe Platinum "JB Champion Observatory" Wristwatch

BREAKING NEWS: Brad Pitt Is NOT The New Owner Of The Super-Rare, 3 Million Dollar Patek Philippe Platinum "JB Champion Observatory" Wristwatch

Late yesterday evening, I learned from various sources that the extremely sought-after, unique Patek Philippe Reference 2458 has changed hands. Only moments ago was this confirmed NOT TRUE, though the watch has been indeed been privately sold.

The Story [Rumor] goes like this...Until about one year ago, this watch was owned by the prominent Miami-based dealer and collector Massimo Barracca. Then, after consigning the Patek in a Christie's Geneva sale, it sold to Alfredo Paramico (Manager of the Elite Adviser's "Precious Time Fund") for a record-shattering amount of almost four million dollars. The most recent exchange of this piece was between Mr. Paramico and Angelina Jolie, who then gifted the wristwatch to Brad Pitt. 

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The Best Deals And Steals Of Today's Antiquorum New York Sale

The Best Deals And Steals Of Today's Antiquorum New York Sale

Fall has arrived, and do you know what that means? Auction season has once again returned to New York City. Today, Antiquorum will be conducting their annual Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces auction here in Manhattan. Not only is 2014 a very special year for this famed auction house, as they reach their 40th anniversary, but this specific sale is very special for Antiquorum as well. Why? Because among the great highlights are Philippe Cousteau's (son of Jacques Cousteau) 1665 Seadweller, a Patek Philippe 5004P with a black dial, a Patek Philippe 3979 in white gold, and [of course] a Paul Newman 6239.

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VIDEO: The Exceptional Richard Lange Tourbillon Pour le Mérite

VIDEO: The Exceptional Richard Lange Tourbillon Pour le Mérite

At last week's opening of the A. Lange & Sohne boutique, here in NYC, Lange introduced the impeccably-finished and mesmerizing boutique edition of the Richard Lange Tourbillon Pour le Mérite in white gold.....

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ForbesLife: Strapped For Time

ForbesLife: Strapped For Time

As men, we do not have many ways to accessorize. There are watches, cufflinks, and not much else. But you can of course bring some additional style to a wristwatch with a strap. Right? Whether it be a contemporary Rolex GMT Master on a vivid sky blue NATO or a vintage Blancpain Fifty Fathoms on a distressed Italian leather “Top Side-Stitch,” a strap is a superb way to give any watch a fresh look. So let’s take a look at the top three most popular strap styles in the vintage watch world today.

 

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ForbesLife: How Many Tourbillons Does $750,000 Gets You?

ForbesLife: How Many Tourbillons Does $750,000 Gets You?

Today I had the chance to get a hands-on look at Grebuel Forsey’s intricate Invention Piece 2, or otherwise referred to as the Quadruple Tourbillon. Evidenced by its name, it has not one, nor two, nor three, but four independent tourbillons, which ensure unprecedented accuracy....

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