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POW: a Survivor from the Second World War

POW: a Survivor from the Second World War

POW: a Survivor from the Second World War

POW: a Survivor from the Second World War

Can you imagine putting a part of history on your wrist? One of the most fascinating and interesting stories regarding Rolex models is one of that the 3525. This is the tale of reference that repre...

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Lemania Rediscovered

Lemania Rediscovered

A Century of History in Watchmaking  The passion and overwhelming charm linked to the world of vintage watches have been the driving force that, in more than fourty years of experience, has allowed...

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Wrist Chronicles;  A blade of rose light in the darkness.
Patek Philippe 1579

Wrist Chronicles; A blade of rose light in the darkness.

No other way to describe this “screaming” Chronograph ref. 1579 from the fifties! Yes, it doesn’t just screams! It’s like wearing Janis Joplin on your wrist. Of course, if you ever dare t...

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Rolex Date Just Serpico y Laino
date just

A journey through the evolution of the Date Just

As you all know since the early 1950s, Rolex began to capitalize on the extraordinary Oyster Perpetual patent by adding to the automatic winding and water resistance, even the indication of the dat...

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"Before Paul Newmans got everyone hot and bothered and way before anyone cared about the Nautilus, early Ovettone Datejust were what collectors thought should be all the rage."

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DWW 2023

"One of Max's favorite "barn finds" and one of my favorite Rolexes of all time, this Jean-Claude Killy had patina like I'd never seen before. Max was in town to speak on a number of panels with Christie's..."

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The armoury

"A giant in the world of watches, Max Bernadini, talks us through a selection of his sumptuous creations. His store in Milan is a must-visit for anyone looking for fine watches..."

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Hodinkee article about Bernardini Milano


"Put simply, Bernardini is Disney World for lovers of all things vintage. When the bartender made a Negroni, he poured the gin from a vintage decanter."

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Financial Times article about Benrardini Milano

Financial times

"Who do you turn to when you're after the rarest of rare timepieces? The professors of time.”This is how the article in the Financial Times begins with a revealing and fascinating portrait of Max Bernardini."

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