Roger W. Smith Series 1 Unique Piece
This Roger W. Smith Series 1 Unique Piece, customised by A Collected Man, sold for £660,000 GBP, a new world record price for a publicly auctioned Series 1. The watch and the auction represent the latest chapter in a special relationship between Britain's pre-eminent watchmaker, Roger W. Smith, and A Collected Man.
How Five Collectors Under-30 Approach Watches
Pretty far removed from the stereotype of impulsive and conspicuous consumers, we spoke with the younger generation about their collecting habits, philosophies and desires to see how they're evolving the hobby on their journey to becoming pillars in the online watch community.
Some were pragmatic in their values whereas others endorsed a more cerebral approach; one or two even held charmingly old-fashioned notions about the romance of mechanical watchmaking.