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Simon de Burton takes a look under the hood of the McLaren’s Speedtail hypercar and its timekeeping sibling the RM40-01.
Simon de Burton recalls halcyon days cruising a windswept Scarborough seafront; sparking up a doobie, perhaps, using a Cartier lighter AND cocooned in a Cartier edition Lincoln Continental.
Too many in the prestige watch industry have forgotten that scarcity and exclusivity increase desirability and outright lust among collectors, which is why, as Simon de Burton reports, marques like Philippe Dufour and F. P. Journe are challenging established giants for premium prices at auction. 
We all know that cars and watches go together like a horse and carriage, and that many car people are watch people too, but how similar to the classic car market is the vintage/pre-owned watch market becoming? Financial Times...
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