Organizers decided that it worked for cars and antiques, so it would work for watches. In February, their third show, 400 people came.
OSLO, Norway — Of the six watches that Jonas Adolfsen brought to the Oslo Swap Meet — a three-hour event in early February where watch enthusiasts gathered to buy, sell and swap timepieces from their private collections — the one that overwhelmingly drew the most interest was a vintage Ollech & Wajs Mirage III he had bought on eBay in 2021 for $990.
In one half-hour alone, five passers-by plucked the chronograph from Mr. Adolfsen’s collection case. There were questions: Was it an authentic vintage model or a
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