Monday, May 9, 2016

Phillips Watch Auction in Hong Kong

One of the City Watch Auction that you should go.

Preview on 28-30 May 2016

the Auction is on 31 May 2016

Venue : :Landmark Mandarin

Refer to this catalgues for your mobile preview.... See you there with our HK Watch fever Members at the preview.


JTK said...

Hi HK Snob,

Thanks for presenting us with an interesting HK watch auction. I just looked through half of the preview catalog, which showcased a lot of Rolex models, old and new.

I was particularly struck by some of the vintage Rolex watches, at how elegant their designs were; an elegance which seem to be absent from their modern offerings.
Take for example, there's a 1950 Rolex triple/annual calendar moonphase watch called "Padellone" with a stainless steel, 38 mm case. The triple calendar windows and moonphase dial is balanced and so well laid out, that the watch could be mistaken for something from PP, VC, or other haute horology brands.

If Rolex wants to reissue a modern annual calendar complication watch, it should draw inspiration from the Padellone instead of putting out some showoff, oversized, lopsided monstrosity like the Skydweller. Rolex seems to be getting it wrong, so can you blame me for not being too enthusiastic about what it's doing nowadays?
--- JTK

HK Snob said...

thank you for the comment, I will talk to Phillips HK Watch Specialist.
HK Snob