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Explosion of online auctions fails to compensate for loss of saleroom events during the pandemic.
Reluctance to trading luxury watches online was stripped away by the pandemic, leading to legions of new customers buying and selling vintage and contemporary timepieces for the first time.
A double-signed Patek Philippe Reference 1463R from 1950 is the star lot at Christie's Rare Watches New York: Online auction, which opens today.
Patek Philippe pink gold 3974R and yellow gold Rolex Cosmograph Paul Newman achieve hammer prices of over $700,000 each.
The Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues in Geneva will host the auction, with estimates for the collection ranging from CHF 3.9 million to CHF 5.7 million.
Christie’s in Hong Kong says that an upcoming auction of Patek Philippe wristwatches will be the most valuable single owner collection ever offered in Asia.
A paired lot of Longines Two Split Second Chronograph Pocket Watches is attracting interest at the fortnight-long online auction.
2019 was a year of world records, Nautilus-mania and a boost for independent brands at auction this year. The three main auction houses – Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips – will have sold upwards of $300 million dollars’ worth of watches in 2019 (a very rough estimate), including the $39 million Only auction for charity. Here’s what’s hot, what shattered the records and what might be the next big thing.
Patek Philippe, Richard Mille and Rolex compete for the highest bids at final Christie's sale of the year.
Art déco piece made after a visit to India by Jacques Cartier in 1911 shows the influence of the subcontinent on the Parisian jeweler.