15 03, 2021

A 2020 with a minus sign for the major watch auction houses, with the exception of Phillips Bacs & Russo

Di |2021-03-15T01:09:11+01:00March 15th, 2021|

Although many base the trend of prices and the watch market, simply by consulting a well-known online trading site. We can often find the most reliable indicator where supply and demand really meet, that is, in auction houses. A market worth 316 million Swiss francs (including buyer's premium) as regards the most famous auction houses [...]

28 09, 2020

WatchTalks with Aurel Bacs | Face to face with the man who revolutionized the watch market

Di |2020-09-29T12:30:04+01:00September 28th, 2020|

On a hot late summer day in Geneva, I had the opportunity to interview one of the most important personalities in the sector, a professional who has revolutionized the watch collecting market as well as deeply in love with the world of hands. I'm talking about Aurel Bacs - Senior Consultant Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo. It is with great pleasure that [...]

27 07, 2020

WatchTalks with John Goldberger | Collecting and watchmaking seen by one of the most important collectors in the world

Di |2020-07-27T23:03:21+01:00July 27th, 2020|

When I started to get passionate about the world of watchmaking, thirsty for knowledge, I spent most of my time discovering not only references, movements, stories, but also characters linked to the fascinating world of hands. Among these, a legendary figure that I have always wanted to meet - either for the air of mystery that surrounds him and his deep passion and knowledge - is J [...]

11 07, 2020

Record auction at Sotheby's: a very rare platinum Rolex Daytona "Zenith" sold for 3.27 million dollars

Di |2020-07-12T08:39:46+01:00July 11th, 2020|

Despite the period, the watch market seems to be bursting with health, at least in the fantastic world of auction houses. During the "Important Watches" auction organized by Sotheby's, a very rare example of Rolex Cosmograph Daytona ref. 3.27 in platinum with lapis lazuli dial. This is the most "modern" Rolex [...]

10 05, 2019

Focus On Antiquorum “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces”. The watches selected by us from icons and rarities ...

Di |2020-03-04T00:05:08+01:00May 10th, 2019|

On 11 and 12 May, the "Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces" auction will be held at the Hotel Beau Rivage in Geneva, organized by Antiquorum Auctioneer, the only auction house in the world to deal solely with the sale of watches and related material fine watchmaking. On 11 May at 14 pm an important English collection of table and pocket watches will be auctioned, and an [...]

17 06, 2018

Record auction for the Rolex 6538 beaten by Christie's for 1 million dollars, it is the most expensive Submariner ever

Di |2020-03-04T00:06:00+01:00June 17th, 2018|

The important auction 'An Evening of Exceptional Watches' organized by Christie's was held on June 13th in New York and which saw among the protagonists some of the rarest wristwatches, with a final revenue of about 6 million. EUR. It is inevitable to think of Rolex when it comes to record auctions, given the staggering figures achieved in the last year in numerous international auctions [...]

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