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3970-3971 research updated

Updated Nov 2015 The 3970 Series began in 1986 and was discontinued in 2004. It consisted of three series plus the Ref. 3971. It replaced the 2499/100 which ran from 1951 to 1986. There are three distinctly different series but will be addressing the 1st and 2nd series plus the 3971. The 1st series 3970 […]

Primer on collecting Patek watches

Primer on Collecting Vintage Patek Philippe’s Wristwatches.   Collecting, buying and selling vintage Patek Philippe has been a passion of mine for a long time. When I retired in 2002 I got more active in going to shows and auctions and before I knew it, I started a new career buying and selling watches. First […]