Dear friends of Perpetual Passion, with the beginning of November Geneva comes alive and will be the stage for the most prestigious watch auction houses. To get in the mood and create the right atmosphere, we sat down with Aurel Bacs, Senior Consultant for Phillips, and the man who has helped revolutionize our industry in recent years.

If in ours first written interview we got to know Aurel, the personal and professional history that led him to lead the auction house with the number 1 watch department in the world. In this pleasant chat we got to savor what is the 'Aurel's touch', that is, that key factor, that vision, which we perceive every time we browse a Phillips catalog, admire his way of praising a watch and lead him to choose which timepieces he will put up for auction.

Furthermore, we talked about the situation of current collecting, the recent evolution that has led to the success of many independent brands and, last but not least, some curious anecdotes about the adventures Aurel Bacs lived in search of very rare and mysterious watches. Good vision !

To browse the catalog of the next auction "The Geneva Watch Auction XVI" (5-6 November 2022), click here.

To learn more about Phillips, click here.