THE COLLECTORS CIRCLE BLOG

7. August 2020

AP’s Latest Royal Oak

The latest addition to the Royal Oak family is the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin Ref. #26521BC which is limited to only 10 pieces worldwide. Read the article here.
30. Juli 2020

How Everything Began – Porsche 356

Over the last decades the Porsche 356 became an icon in the classic car segment and a must-have for every car collector. Read the full article about this master piece here at The Collectors Circle.
16. Juli 2020

What’s Your Grail Watch?

Among us watch collectors, the term “grail watch” is used to describe the ultimate collection piece. It was hard to pick my top 5 but here are my personal grail watches.
2. Juli 2020

An Icon of An Era

The 300 SL is the definition of a classic car and is one of Stuttgart’s most collectible models, if not the most well-known Mercedes-Benz. Read the full article here.
24. Juni 2020

The Patek Piano

During this year the Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711A with the white dial became of the most desired stainless-steel sports watches in haute horology. Read the full article.
18. Juni 2020

Celebrating The Birthyear Of The Bull

A small special series of 63 cars released to celebrate the birthyear of Lamborghini in 1963, making the Aventador SVJ 63 a rare version of what was already a rare model.
11. Juni 2020

Challenging The Display Of Traditional Watch Design

A. Lange & Söhne challenged traditional watch design to come up with the ZEITWERK and a patented mechanism that drove three precisely switching hour and minute discs.
5. Juni 2020

A Porsche For The History Books

Once considered the fastest production car in the world, the Porsche 959 remains as iconic as the day it was presented to the world.
20. Mai 2020

A Patek For Extraordinary Taste

Sometimes ‘special’ just isn’t enough. And that’s why Patek Philippe offers variants of their best models exclusively off-catalogue. One of these watches is the Nautilus with red rubies.
12. Mai 2020
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McLaren’s Future Classic

The McLaren P1 was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2013. Seven years later, the design of the P1 is still one of the most iconic ever drawn on a paper. The definition of a future classic.
4. Mai 2020

Vacheron vs. Audemars: Who Is The King of Skeletons

Vacheron Constantin’s Overseas collection represents the highest form of fine watch making, as well as it bears the imprint of VC’s genius and DNA - but one watch stands out.
29. April 2020
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BMW’s Lucky Failure

The history of the BMW 507 is just as breathtaking as the design of the car. After the big failure and only 252 units produced, no one could have ever imagined the value that the 507 would gain over time.
22. April 2020

Watch Basics Part II

Not all of you have the same knowledge of watch making which is why we have been asked many times if we can post an article about watch basics. Here is part II.
15. April 2020

Should Collectible Cars and Watches be considered as Alternative Investments?

Collectible Cars and Watches will gain importance as Alternative Investments. But why? Read the article and understand the reason why.
8. April 2020
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Meet The Owner: @blckcb

Read our interview with the Swiss watch collector @blckcb, who loves independent watch brands.
2. April 2020
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The 288 GTO – A Milestone in Ferrari’s History

When the 288 GTO was presented in 1984, it was the most powerful and fastest road car Ferrari had ever built. But why is the 288 GTO so important in Ferrari’s history? Read the full article.
25. März 2020
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Revival From A Forgotten Era

AP took a big step back in time when introducing a remastered chronograph of the ref. 1533 called the [Re]master01 Selfwinding Chronograph. Read the full article here.
22. März 2020
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A Piece of History – McLaren F1

McLaren's visionary, Gordon Murray, had one purpose - to build the perfect production sports car without any limitations… and that’s exactly what he did. Read the full article.
11. März 2020
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Meet The Owner: @watchrookiee

Read our interview with the famous Instagram account and watch collector @watchrookiee.
5. März 2020
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Koenigsegg Gemera – Masterstroke or Madness?

Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg introduced the Gemera to its product line. The four-seater accelerates from 0-100 km/h in only 1.9 seconds, but what else has the family-wagon to offer? Read the full article.
28. Februar 2020
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Watch Basics Part I

Not all of you have the same knowledge of watch making which is why we have been asked many times if we can post an article about watch basics. Here is part I.
21. Februar 2020
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The Legend Of Zonda

The Zonda was designed more than 20 years ago and is still an eye-catcher. Read more about the Zonda and the story behind Pagani.
12. Februar 2020
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A Watch Brand Everyone Needs To Know

A risky maneuver turns out to be a game changer for a Swiss luxury watch brand. Read the whole story in our latest article.
6. Februar 2020
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Cars And Art

There is an ongoing discussion on whether cars should be considered as art. BMW has found a way to combine the automotive industry and art in a very unique way. Read more about it in our latest article.
29. Januar 2020
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The Underrated Skeleton

The openworked Audemars Piguet pieces are desired among watch collectors. But there is one openworked AP that didn’t enjoy as much attention back when it was released. Let us introduce you to this forgotten master piece.
15. Januar 2020
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A True Unicorn – Porsche 993 GT2 Clubsport

The Porsche 993 GT2 is the last air-cooled Porsche and an epitome for a whole Porsche era. This unicorn is a must-have for every Porsche collector.
30. Dezember 2019

A Letter To The Watch Community

As the year comes to an end, I would like to take this opportunity to take you on a retrospective journey of 2019 as well as a brief outlook of what 2020 has to offer.
13. Dezember 2019
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The Resurrection

De Tomaso, a car brand that was all but lost, revives thanks Mr. Wong and the P72. The sports car is pure nostalgia and the perfect homage to the P70.
4. Dezember 2019
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5712 – A Nautilus Exception

The Patek Philippe Nautilus 5712/1A and its asymmetric dial causes mixed feeling between collectors. As collector you don't think it’s an “okay” watch. The 5712/1A is a ‘love it or hate it’ kind of watch.
27. November 2019
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The Prettiest Bull

The Countach is one of the most iconic Lamborghinis ever made. Read our latest article to understand what a Piedmont accent and the Supercar have in common.
22. November 2019
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Pharrell Williams x Richard Mille

Pharrell William, US Artist, singer, songwriter and producer, finally gets his own signature piece - the RM 52-05 Tourbillion. But is this watch the right piece for the music icon?
15. November 2019
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Too Brutal For The Street

The FXX-K Evo is one of the greatest cars ever manufactured by Ferrari. It was made for clients, who are seeking the ultimate racing experience.
6. November 2019
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The First Overseas Tourbillon

For the first time ever, Vacheron Constantin introduced a tourbillon in its Overseas sports collection. Read more about this stunning piece in our article.
28. Oktober 2019
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Meet The Owner: Porsche 911 Martini81

Read our interview with a dedicated Porsche driver and car collector from Switzerland.
17. Oktober 2019
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Meet The Owner: @Nopstar83

Read our interview with the famous Instagram account and watch collector @Nopstar83.
11. Oktober 2019
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Aston Martin’s Future

Aston Martin has a long history in building luxury and sports cars and, in particular, a combination of both. Check our article to read more about their latest car.
4. Oktober 2019
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A GMT To Remember

The GMT has been a fundamental piece in the Rolex product line ever since its introduction in 1954. Read our latest article about The Eye Of The Tiger.
25. September 2019
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AMG’s Best Creation

Affalterbach, a little village in the suburbs of Stuttgart is the birthplace of the Mercedes SLS AMG - the ultimate homage to the 300 SL Gullwing.
18. September 2019
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Audemars Piguet’s Black Beauty

Swiss luxury watch brands often miss the opportunity to introduce innovations to their product lines. This isn’t the case for AP. Check this all black ceramic master piece by AP.
10. September 2019
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F50 GT – The Greatest Car That Never Raced

Three cars! This is the total amount of Ferrari F50 GT produced. Read the full article to understand why.
31. August 2019
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RM 56 Series – Distinctive Elegance

In 2011 Richard Mille, a Swiss watch manufacturer introduced a watchmaking milestone to the world - the RM56 series.
20. August 2019

The Porsche Rockstar

Read our latest blog post and find out how a California based company builds some of the most desired Porsches.
12. August 2019
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The first Grand Complication of the Nautilus Collections

The Patek Philippe 5740G is the first Grand Complication in the Nautilus collection and one of the most stunning watches the Swiss watchmaker produced.
7. August 2019
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The Holy Grail For Car Collectors

The most iconic Ferrari ever made has been assessed as a piece of art.
29. Juli 2019
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Meet The Owner: @Watch_1505

Read our interview with the famous Instagram account and watch collector @Watch_1505.
8. Juli 2019
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The Unicorn – Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR

Read our blog post about the Unicorn of Affalterbach
20. Juni 2019
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Patek Philippe 5531R

Patek Philippe is more than just the Nautilus collection. Read our blog post to understand why.
6. Juni 2019

Porsche 918 Spyder

The 918 Spyder is a pioneer for Porsche - read our blog post to understand why.
28. Mai 2019

Rolex Day-Date Rainbow

The next rainbow for Rolex - this time for the Day-Date.
19. Mai 2019
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Porsche 911R

911R a must have for every collector. Why? Read our post.
7. Mai 2019

F1 technology meets the watch industry

McLaren and Richard Mille join forces to create the lightest mechanical chronograph
18. April 2019
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Battista – The 1900 HP Hypercar

Battista – The 1900 HP Hypercar
22. März 2019

Nautilus 40th Anniversary

The holy grail of the Nautilus collection
10. März 2019

Bugatti Divo – The Stunner

Bugatti shows its excellence once again with its hypercar, the Divo
19. Februar 2019

The Secret Star Of The SIHH

The SIHH was the first event of 2019 for watch collectors & lovers.
5. Februar 2019

Hypercar Apollo IE

We all know that McLaren is one of the world’s top addresses when it comes to supercars.
22. Januar 2019

Why is the Daytona Patrizzi special?

Nowadays, the Daytona is one of Rolex’s most popular models.
13. Dezember 2018

Fast, Faster, The Senna

We all know that McLaren is one of the world’s top addresses when it comes to supercars.
27. November 2018

The AP Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked

Just the feeling of such a massive watch on your wrist is tough to describe.
27. November 2018

Who is LeBron James?

To celebrate their cooperation with LeBron, AP decided to craft a personalised time piece for the basketball player.
20. November 2018

The President of Rolex

Our first blog post goes out the most renowned watch brand worldwide - Rolex.