Chrono24, in association with their partner Auctionata (both in Germany), will feature a collection of exclusively tourbillon watches next month via a live online-only auction called “The Fascination of Tourbillon – Exclusive Watches.” There will be twenty five lots, including Lot Number 10 which consists of five Glashütte Original Tourbillons that marked their 500 Year Anniversary.
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Watch sales & auctions announcements.
Every year watch lovers and collectors in the Midwest look forward to the Watch Fair at Wixon Jewelers in Minneapolis, MN. The event brings together some of the top Swiss watch brands under one roof to offer special pricing and display an extended selection of these highly revered collections…
John gets unusually excited about Bathys’ Atomic Cesium 133 watch (and we reminisce about a night with the brand’s founder in Vegas), and I get even more excited about the upcoming LEGO watches for adults (that we debuted and went pretty viral all over the net). Last, we one again discuss the major winners and sore losers of the Only Watch 2013 auction.
Christie’s, the renowned auction house, will have yet another “Important Watches” auction event in Geneva on November 11, 2013. Here in New York, I personally received a special preview. I was excited when my good friend, John Reardon (Senior Vice-President, Head of Christie’s New York Watch Department), invited me to today’s preview event.
Major auctioneer Christie’s is currently running their first ever “online-only auction,” “The Essential Watch Collection” These days, we’re all accustomed to researching watches online, and then, very likely also buying them online. Major auctioneers have for a long time been trying to get a piece of the “eBay pie,” and the plan is to approach the sale of vintage watches online by offering a curated, safe environment where watches are vetted by professionals and available through a trusted source…
In 2009 Francois Quentin started the new brand 4N to produce the 4N-MVT01/D01 watch that we debuted back here in 2010. It was an ambitious project that involved the production of a fully mechanical watch that showed the time digitally on a series of overlapping discs.
We found something very special on eBay that is an antique 18th century table sculpture and pocket watch. This unique creation appears to be a cast bronze figurine of the skeleton which sits atop a marble base.
The trend of buying vintage watches has exploded in recent years with record prices realized for many vintage pieces. Yet buying and collecting vintage watches can be intimidating to novices. Rolex especially, has performed very well, and really it’s quite easy to hazard a guess as to why this has been the case…
The Only Watch 2013 charity watch auction which occurs every other year in Monaco is coming up in September of 2013. aBlogtoWatch has created a full list (that we will update as more watches for the auction are released) of all the piece unique (one-of-a-kind) timepieces that will be offered at the event.
At Baselworld 2013, Christophe Claret shared with me images of a new version of the X-Trem-1 called the Pinball. The first of which will be a piece unique to be sold at the Only Watch 2013 charity watch auction event. After the auction, there will be some other color variations of the X-Trem-1 Pinball that will be offered to select Christophe Claret clients…
It is not often that one gets to handle and spend time with a watch of such horological importance. In my recent visit to the Isle of Man with Roger Smith (that you can read about here), Roger asked me if I wanted to see something special. I did not know what he had in mind, being that I thought that everything he produced at his studio was special already.
For the Only Watch 2013 charity auction, Patek Philippe has produced a one-of-a-kind version of the discontinued ref. 5004 in titanium called the 5004T. While Patek Philippe has produced titanium watches in the past, they are exceedingly rare and none that I can find have been produced as part of an series.
A solid gold quartz movement Patek Philippe, tourbillons, and other fine watches in the April 15th auction by Fellows
We love the ONLY WATCH auction that takes place each other year in Monaco for the support of charity. Why do we love it? Well a range of participating watch brand produce totally unique watches that are auctioned off for charity (Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy).
It is indeed a small world. I’d like to share with you a charity auction featuring a Girard-Perregaux timepiece which is connected to my family (the charity not the watch). Girard-Perregaux has donated a new 1966 Automatic 41mm watch…
I was with Hublot in Las Vegas for a very atypical watch event. A merging of two extremely different worlds coming together for fun, publicity, and the pursuit of mutual goals.
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