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Kristian Haagen loves watches. So much that he can’t stop talking about them. He has been a timegeek since he was ten years old. Never good at playing soccer he turned to the windows of his local watch maker and fell in love with the horological industry. He has written four books on watches, has published thousands of watch related articles in International media and works as watch estimater for auction house Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers.

Some old Rolex stuff…

Vintage Rolex of Kristian Haagen

After a busy Fine Watch & Jewellery Exhibition i Aarhus with Danish retailer Klarlund I picked up my watches that were part of a very impressive vintage Rolex collection at the exhibition. As I keep all my watches in a bank vault I rarely have more than just one or two watches at home and this gave me a rare opportunity to have side-by-side pictures of some of my vintage sports Rolex watches.

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IWC x The Little Prince x Big Pilot


IWC launches one more watch that honours The Little Prince. The Big Pilot’s Watch Edition «Le Petit Prince» follows in the tradition of the classic cockpit design of IWC’s Pilot’s Watches and comes with a midnight blue dial. The back of the watch shows an alluring engraving of the Little Prince and the limitation of ONE OUT OF 1000.

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Girard-Perregaux celebrates Pedro Almodóvar, Lumière Award 2014


The Haute Horlogerie Manufacture Girard-Perregaux, partner of the Lumière Film Festival of Lyon for the second year in a row, honored the iconic movie director Pedro Almodóvar, recipient of the 2014 award. The Lumière Award was created to celebrate an outstanding filmmaker, in Lyon, the very place where the cinematograph was invented by Louis and Auguste Lumière, and where they shot their first film, Workers Leaving the Factory, in 1895.

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Patek Philippe – 175th anniversary (continued)


Yes. Of course there was more. When you celebrate your 175th anniversary you don't just stop with the main course. You must serve dessert too. And Patek Philippe did just that. And then some. The already mentioned ref. 5175 was of course a show-stopper. But the ref. 5275 Chiming Jump Hour of platinum was also worth taking a closer look at. So I did.

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