12 11, 2021

“The Geneva Watch Auction: XIV” | The 10 watches that crossed the Million mark in the Phillips auction

Di |2022-02-02T14:28:54+01:00November 12th, 2021|

One of the hottest weekends in the world of watch auctions has just ended. With a total proceeds of 74.5 million dollars, "Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo" achieves the highest grossing in the history of watch auctions. Exactly 12 lots have exceeded the fateful threshold of 1 million Swiss francs (CHF) and among these we will have the honor to present the ten most [...]

11 11, 2021

Omega Speedmaster CK 2915-1 sold at a record price at PHILLIPS!

Di |2021-11-12T09:13:21+01:00November 11th, 2021|

Among the record results achieved during the Phillips x Bacs & Russo auction "The Geneva Watch Auction XIV", the one obtained by the Omega Speedmaster CK 2915-1, sold for the record amount of CHF 3.115.500, exceeded the auction price estimated at between 80.000 and 120.000 Swiss francs. The Speedmaster was born in 1957 by Mr. Pierre Moinat and Claude [...]

22 01, 2021

Sotheby's will auction an unreleased Rolex Daytona “Tiffany” Stella dial in platinum

Di |2021-01-22T13:08:15+01:00January 22nd, 2021|

A few months after the record reached last July with the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona ref. 16516 in platinum with lapis lazuli dial sold for 3.27 Million Dollars (USD), Sotheby's inaugurates the new auction season of 2021 by unveiling another unicorn, another record-breaking Rolex Daytona. On the occasion of the auction that will take place in April in Hong Kong, a very rare example will be auctioned [...]

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 [...]

1 07, 2020

Focus On Christie's “Rare Watches”. Watches not to be missed!

Di |2020-07-01T20:59:29+01:00July 1st, 2020|

After having spent the last few months confined to our homes and confined to our countries, we are finally back to travel and, luckily for us, we will also be able to take advantage of a nice weekend in Geneva by participating in the first 'physical' auctions of the year! Not to be missed is the 'Rare Watches' auction organized by the prestigious Christie's auction house which will take place on July 20th at the Four [...]

12 07, 2019

Breaking news | Marlon Brando's ROLEX GMT-MASTER worn in 'Apocalypse Now' will be auctioned by Phillips

Di |2020-03-04T00:04:51+01:00July 12th, 2019|

Like any self-respecting summer, many of us love to venture into the pages of a beautiful thriller steeped in mysteries and intrigues, perhaps identifying with a famous English spy. Over the last few years, we, lovers of watchmaking and everything that revolves around it, have had a further diversion. Thanks to the fantastic world of auctions, an almost flat season of news and events [...]

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 [...]

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