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A Patek Philippe watch just sold for $31 million

If you were part of the world’s high society, how much would you spend on luxurious items? What if that item is a Patek Philippe watch? Is $1 million too much to spend? What about $10 million? $20 million? Well, for a price almost as large as LeBron James’ paycheck from the Los Angeles Lakers this year, the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime on Saturday sold for a record $31 million.. Read More

What is a dial washer?

The function of a dial washer is to prevent the hour wheel from rising and disengaging from the pinion on the minute wheel that drives the hour wheel. The dial washer is also critical for keeping the hour wheel in place when the watch is turned over into the dial down position. Sometimes the minute hand sits close enough to the pipe on the hour wheel and suffices to stop.. Read More