A 1930s Hermès Travel Timepiece, A 1970s S.T. Dupont Black Lacquer Lighter, And A 1920s Audemars Piguet Jumping Hour Fake Pocket Watch

This week, we are trying something new. We are taking a break from our regularly scheduled broadcast of vintage wristwatches to bring you a special selection of rare finds. You may remember the rare finds section of the HODINKEE Shop from when we launched it back in March. Well, today my friends, we have some really cool and fresh objects for you to shop, including vintage lighters, sterling silver flasks, and unusual travel clocks. Take a closer look.

1970s S.T. Dupont Black Lacquer Lighter

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S.T. Dupont is one of the most well-known lighter producers in the world. Based in Paris and founded in 1872, Dupont didn’t start making lighters until after 1914. The example we have here is black clad in black lacquer with gold tipping. It works perfectly and has the familiar clinking sound associated with these lighters. Click here for the full listing.Fake pocket watches for sale onlie.

1920s Audemars Piguet White Gold Jumping Hour Pocket Watch

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Next we have this incredible Audemars Piguet jumping hour luxury fake pocket watch in white gold. Not only is this watch beautiful (and fun!), but we were also able to get our friends at Audemars Piguet to check their archives: They confirmed that this watch was made in 1924 and sold in 1927 to Metric, a New York–based retailer.

1930s Hermès And Movado ‘Ermeto’ 8-Day Travel Desk Timepiece With Alarm

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This 8-day travel desk timepiece with alarm, aka the “Ermeto”, contains a movement made by Movado and was retailed by famed luxury maison Hermès. The sliding case is covered in black crocodile skin and the watch itself features a beautiful silvered dial. You can set the alarm on the hour, half-hour, or quarter-hour making it an ideal travel companion. Click here for the full listing.
But Wait, There’s More!

We have six other rare finds for you to discover, including a 1970s Cartier Santos Lighter, a 1960s Christian Dior silver-plated flask, a 1930s Macassar ebony and silver-plated cigarette box, a 1940s Longines single-button chronograph cheap replica pocket watch, a 1960s Citrine-colored glass bowl, 1970s Dupont and Hermès silver lighter, a 1970s French leather tray, and a 1930s Vacheron Constantin steel pocket watch with a sector dial.

UK Replica Top 5 Pocket Watches Of 2015

High-end pocket watches are of course, nothing knew. From Richard Mille to Panerai, we’ve seen some mind-boggling pocket watches over the years. Here’s our top five of 2015.

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The Vacheron Constantin Reference 57260

We couldn’t possibly talk about replica pocket watches online without mentioning the watch of the year: the Vacheron Constantin Reference 57260. With it, Vacheron Constantin grabs the title of “world’s most complicated watch,” away from Patek Philippe, who held it for 83 years with the Henry Graves Supercomplication. It did so by adding not one, not two, but 33 complications – cementing its position as one of the leaders of the industry.

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The Replica Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Pocket Time Instrument

What kind of pocket watch can half a million dollars get you? It’s a question we had never really thought of, until Roger Dubuis introduced the Excalibur Spider Pocket Time Instrument at Watches & Wonders. The answer? A massive pocket watch made from titanium that looks incredibly avant-garde! The design is based on the insane calibre RD101 found inside the Excalibur Quatuor 16Hz wristwatch flipped it 90 degrees counterclockwise and re-cased it inside an enormous titanium pocket watch.

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The Bovet Virtuoso VII Retrograde Perpetual Calendar

The concept isn’t new. Since 2010, the Swiss watch brand has been transforming its timepieces from wristwatch to pocket watch thanks to the Amadeo® convertible case system. This year, the brand unveiled the Virtuoso VII Retrograde Perpetual Calendar, one of the most complicated watch to use the Amadeo® case. Designed around the Virtuoso II Specialty Caliber, it features day, date, month and leap year cycle, on two distinct watch faces.

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The Urwerk UR-1001 Titan

So you can turn a wristwatch into a pocket watch, but surely you can’t do the opposite? Not according to Urwerk. The independent brand’s UR-1001 Titan is actually the brand’s iconic UR-1001 Zeit Device, with a custom-made strap for the wrist. According to the brand, it was made at the request of a very close collector. One with arms the size of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s! The watch measures a whopping 106 x 62 x 23 mm.

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The Baume & Mercier Clifton 1830 Five-minute Repeater Pocket Watch

At the opposite end of the spectrum is the Baume & Mercier Clifton 1830 Five-minute Repeater Pocket Watch. Created as the last of a limited series in celebration of the company’s 185th anniversary, this elegant sale replica pocket watch is a reinterpretation of historic timepieces created by the company founded in 1830. The object is simply beautiful: the case surrounds an opaline silver-colored dome-shaped dial with clean Arabic numerals characteristic of the Clifton collection.