Luxury watch specialist David Duggan discusses Patek’s new awe-inspiring, one-of-a-kind timepiece, the Grand Complication Reference 5208T-010 created for Only Watch 2017
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In 2016, Jaeger Le-Coultre celebrated the Reverso’s 85th anniversary, but 2017 has been another busy year for the iconic watch model. We look at one of the most distinctive watches of the past century to find out more about the enduring legacy of the original, reversible timepiece.
In August, admirers of fine wine and watches gathered to celebrate joint passions with an exclusive event hosted by David Duggan, Tudor watches and Corney & Barrow.
The realm of the F1 enthusiast and the precision horologist are not all that dissimilar: both require the same obsessive attention to detail and a huge amount of expertise. To celebrate these joint passions halfway through Grand Prix season, David talks turbo timepieces with our friends over at Watchuseek and Ape to Gentleman magazine.
A prince among timepieces, the Rolex Air-King is still flying high more than 70 years after it was first introduced.
- Jun 29
We’re still talking about the biggest surprise of this year’s event – the dual release of new GMT models from both Rolex and its sister company Tudor. So, we asked David Duggan for his thoughts on why the GMT continues to make waves and what he makes of these new offerings.
- Apr 17
This year’s Baselworld exhibition was a little different from its predecessors, but that certainly didn’t stop the big names pulling out some showstoppers. One to Watch spoke to David to find out what caught his eye at this year’s event.
- Feb 28
We have noticed a particular decline in the past 20 years in the popularity of angular, square-faced and rectangular models. But, rarity drives price and the good news is that from Rolex to Patek, these timepieces demand a fraction of the price of their circular counterparts.
- Jan 18
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to share the love than with a beautiful timepiece in rose gold? On trend for the past couple of years, everyone from Michelle Obama to Minnie Mouse is falling for this delicate take on gold. One to Watch takes a look at this popular metal and shares some of David’s favourite rose gold timepieces.
- Dec 20
Simpler than their complicated cousins, but no less stylish, the dress watch is all about thin cases, clean dials and simple straps. These watches are a byword in class and during the festive season they are the perfect option for collectors and tricky recipients alike.