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Mido Launches Guggenheim-Inspired Limited-Edition Timepiece at NYC Gala

The special edition will be limited to only 500 pieces and highlights Mido’s commitment to being Inspired by Architecture.
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By Josh Shanks
Managing Editor US

I had the opportunity to attend Mido’s launch soiree at the Guggenheim. We enjoyed a lovely evening in the atrium of the iconic museum. The brand pulled out all the stops and even indulged invited guests with aerial acrobatics! The new Museum Inspired piece brings Frank Lloyd Wright’s styling to your wrist at a price point that is sure to attract many.

1958 OMEGA Speedmaster sells for world record price

A rare and very early OMEGA Speedmaster chronograph has been sold at Bukowskis Auction House in Stockholm for a price equivalent to $275,508 US dollars. This...
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By Josh Shanks
Managing Editor US

The other record breaking chronograph sale this week. It’s nice to see these pieces increasing in value and appreciation after many years running in second behind vintage Daytonas. As an owner of the 60th anniversary Speedmaster, I appreciate my recent purchase even more knowing that I have a near carbon copy version of this top watch

De Bethune sells majority stake to an investment consortium

Undeniably epitomising horological excellence and innovation, the Swiss watch Manufacture De Bethune has announced today its decision to sell the majority of...
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By Joël A. Grandjean
Contributor

De Bethune is back! This news will please purists of retro-futurist watchmaking, made with the original values and true esthetic sense. The co-founder and watchmaker Denis Flagollet, together with Pierre Jacques as CEO and capital investor Giovanni Perrin, are together planning to bring the brand back for a brighter future.

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