John Reardon is one of the world's foremost experts on collectible vintage watches, having recently left his position as Christie's International Head of Watches, and one of the areas he is most passionate about is vintage Patek Philippe. So what better way to express that passion and put his wealth of knowledge to good use than start his own dealership of vintage Patek Philippe? He launched Collectability to guide interested members of the watch world on their Patek Philippe collecting journey, buying and selling only the rarest and most interesting pieces produced by the Calatrava cross-bearing manufacturer, offering everything including gold and enamel cigarette lighters, solar desk clocks and even the mythical Patek Philippe "Nautellipse". As part of his work with the Patek Philippe collecting community, John recently sat down to interview one of the most interesting Instagram accounts I've ever seen, despite it only being started a little over a year ago *@horology_ancienne. Run by a father-son duo, the account is one of the best lessons in important wristwatches you might be able to take, focusing on a number of different brands, including vintage Patek Philippe. Their focus is to educate, engage and, most importantly, "to give a totally…

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