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Among the buzzy standouts at this year’s Baselworld, horology’s world’s fair, was Patek Philippe’s 7130G, a stunning 36mm, white-gold wristwatch.
Photographer: Michele Limina/Bloomberg Ready for Takeoff These El Primero wristwatches on display at the headquarters sell for over $4,000.
The man who has been jailed for 11 years following his attempt to rob West Ham striker Andy Carroll of his £22,000 wristwatch has sent the player threats from prison.
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In 1868 Patek produced the first Swiss wristwatch, a key-winding bracelet for Countess Koscowicz of Hungary.
But those who don’t know their tourbillons from their tachymeters might still like to see Duke Ellington and General Patton’s chronograph wristwatches or President Kennedy’s desk clock.
Local companies began producing pocket watches in the early 1900s, Rosa said, a couple of decades before wristwatches became popular, thanks, in part, to a cartoon character.
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