VO Vintage Renews the Passion for Vintage Watches and Jewellery

VO Vintage Renews the Passion for Vintage Watches and Jewellery

The passion for vintage watches and jewelry is returning to Vicenza (Italy), exactly where collectors and enthusiasts of jewellery icons and timeless wristwatches will be gathering from 20th to 23rd January for the fourth edition of VO ClassicThe present arranged by Italian Exhibition Group is a unique moment of come across in the national panorama of sector situations, not only to order special and precious items, but also to negotiate with the best dealers and hold up to date with professionals on sector subject areas and developments.
Extended to four days in contrast to prior editions and open up to the general public, the event will be held in the lobby on the first flooring of the Expo Centre at the similar time as Vicenzaoro January and T.Gold (20th – 24th January). An genuine stage of reference for observe fans and the various generations of collectors who, above the weekend (Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd January), will be able to discover tactics, trends and curiosities many thanks to a packed programme of situations, seminars, interviews and schooling times with view leaders and authorities, best sellers, associations, brands and influencers.


The vintage observe and jewelry lounge will be exhibiting a variety of 35 brands. The ideal watches dealers will show in attendance, which includes Stefano Mazzariol’s Vintage Watches, Elvio Piva’s Tempus, Roberto Verde’s Goldfingers and Vintage Watches and Vehicles by Andrea Foffi, who is also returning to Vicenza as a collector with the next section of the “Magister Speedmaster Exhibition” focused to the most well-known Omega watches from his non-public collection (the 1st was at Vicenzaoro September 2022).

Symbolizing classic jewelry will be names these types of as Art Deco’ Bijoux, Montegrandi Gioielli, Micol, Gioielleria Faelutti and I Santi Medici. The View Passion association, which teams together and promotes the very best check out dealers, will also be current with a assortment of 10 exhibitors.

The properties of a collector of timepieces will be talked about on Saturday 21st January with Jacopo Spangaro, organiser of the auction-event The A single and operator of Orologeria Spangaro (based in the italian city of Udine), Antonio Follari and Giancarlo Befera, collectors and associates of L’Orologio Club, moderated by Dody Giussani, Editor-in-
Chief of L’Orologio journal.

A discussion on the “Latest traits in the worldwide high-end market” will then adhere to with Stefano Mazzariol, founder and CEO of Vintage Watches, Elvio Piva, founder and CEO of Tempus Padova, and Roberto Verde, president of the Check out Passion association, in a assembly moderated by Michele Mengoli and Jacopo Giudici, respectively founder and Editor-in-Chief and publisher of Observe Insanity.

Bruno Bergamaschi (aka Giorgione), 
1 of the very best-acknowledged watchmaking authorities in Italy, founder of Watchouse and Vicenzaoro ambassador of watchmaking enthusiasm and lifestyle, will be among the the protagonists of the meeting on Sunday 22nd January entitled “Defending the enthusiasm from counterfeiting and theft”, collectively with Mario Peserico, president of Assorologi, and Lorenzo Lucchinelli , founder of Ipsum – Identity for luxury merchandise.
Italian Watch Spotter will attribute collections from the 1990s and 2000s and up to date patterns that evoke classic. Saturday 21st January will be the turn of a chat by Franco Armentano, founder of DHM, Fabio Bertini, supervisor of F.lli Pisa in Milan, and Michele Corvo, owner of Corvo & C and GMT Italia.

As for specialized training, Sunday 22nd January will see the return of the common masterclass held by Professor Ugo Pancani from the Geneva-based FHH – Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie and member of the GPHG Academy.

VO Classic significantly entails the younger generations of collectors. On Saturday 21st January, the converse “Collecting out of the box” arranged by Andrea Casalegno, check out lover, specialist and the title behind IamCasa on Instagram, will feature three younger influencers. The discussion on how gathering has changed and about the escalating function of social networks will involve Alessandro Fanciulli, collector and hunter of great items (on Instagram @mr. a), Joël Laplace , collector and assistant director at the Zenith Heritage Division (@jojolamontre on social networks), and Lorenzo Maillard, collector and articles specialist at Watches and Culture, the FHH’s cultural hub.
Sunday 22nd January will be the convert of “Vintage Recreation Changers”, with yet another vital voice who has improved the regulations of the activity in the industry of collecting: Jasper Lijfering, owner and CEO of Amsterdam Vintage Watches, just one of the most prestigious luxury vintage observe boutiques, with an on the net provide of higher-stop pieces for collectors from all more than the entire world.


From 20th to 24th January, the new “TIME” local community will also be staged in Vicenza for the initial time. As component of Vicenzaoro’s B2B format, it targets specialist traders and aims to represent the complete modern check out provide chain with all-around fifty Italian and international brands and micro-manufacturers, get started-ups and founded organizations dealing in components, components, devices and just after-sale expert services. The programme of talks structured by Check out Madness will see some of its protagonists telling their stories.

Amid the conferences for traders, on Friday 20th January, Locman will hold the event entitled “Italian watchmaking and its secrets”. Italy has played a substantial function in the background of watchmaking as one of the essential nations around the world in a veritable technological revolution activated by the Benedictine rule of “ora et labora” by which monks alternated work hrs with prayer several hours. Professor Ugo Pancani (FHH – Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva and member of the GPHG Academy) will trace its origins.