Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry, has partnered with leading auction Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo to present a one-day timepiece exhibition on November 18, 2019 at Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry in Menlo Park.
The exhibition is the first of its kind to come to the San Francisco market, offering the Bay Area’s only chance to see history-making timepieces owned by icons and game changers that have changed the course of watchmaking and collecting.
The timepieces will then go up for sale at Phillips’ Game Changers auction in New York on December 10.
The timepieces coming to Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry on November 18 include The Marlon Brando Apocalypse Now Rolex GMT-Master, The Jack Nicklaus Rolex DayDate, and an Urwerk UR-105 CT worn by Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man character in the blockbuster 2019 film Avengers: Endgame.
Other extremely rare, iconic, and unique collectors’ models from leading brands including Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, and Rolex, each an outlier in terms of provenance, condition, and rarity.
Jared Silver, himself a collector and the leading watch expert overseeing the growth of Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry since 2018, was keen to partner with Phillips, reasserting Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry’s position as Silicon Valley’s preeminent retailer of ultra-luxurious, highly rare, and collectible timepieces.
He said: “Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry has always specialized in the precious and the priceless, so it was only natural to partner with Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo, the worldwide market leader in watch auctions.
“With this one-day Game Changers exhibition, our local network of Silicon Valley collectors can get a first look at these phenomenal timepieces and contemplate their bids before these watches go on to auction later this year.”
Paul Boutros, Phillips’ Head of Watches, Americas, said, “Game Changers is one of the strongest sales that our team has had the privilege of assembling. We look forward to kicking off our world tour this month and welcoming the San Francisco Bay public to view these exceptional timepieces exclusively at Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry.”