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 [...]

15 04, 2021

Phillips will be auctioning a very rare Patek Philippe 2523

Di |2021-06-28T09:36:34+01:00April 15th, 2021|

The Geneva Watch Auction: XIII organized by Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo will be held on 8 and 9 May in Geneva. During these weeks we will deal in depth with the catalog which, as always, turns out to be extremely interesting and full of watches that differ in rarity, beauty and collecting importance. Among these the top lot is the Patek Philippe 25 [...]

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 [...]

12 12, 2020

News Steve McQueen's Monaco Heuer records 'Racing Pulse' auction record at Phillip's NY

Di |2020-12-13T22:18:40+01:00December 12th, 2020|

Phillip's New York, Saturday 12 December 2020 “RACING PULSE” auction - Steve McQueen's Tah Heuer Monaco was auctioned for a record $ 2.208.000, over 1.800.000 EURO. The Heuer timepiece becomes the brand's most expensive watch ever sold! The Monaco Heuer worn by Steve McQueen in the film "The 24 Hours of Le Mans" given by the actor to his personal mechanic Haig Alltounian [...]

15 11, 2020

P | Radio - Ep11 "Geneva Watch Talks" with Marcello De Marco - Watch Specialist 'Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo'

Di |2020-11-15T17:11:53+01:00November 15th, 2020|

Guest of this episode Marcello De Marco - Watch Specialist for the renowned auction house Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo. Matteo and Vittorio spoke with Marcello about the results of the auctions staged this weekend: The Geneva Watch Auction XII and Retrospetive 2000 - 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DElVoC7XQs Marcello De Marco is first of all a great enthusiast. P [...]

4 10, 2020

Phillips X Bacs & Russo unveil the highlights of The Geneva Watch Auction XII

Di |2020-10-05T09:36:24+01:00October 4th, 2020|

Phillips in collaboration with Bacs & Russo, finally dissolve the reserves and unveil some of the watches that we will be able to find in the catalog of the next auction "The Geneva Watch Auction XII" which will take place in Geneva from 6 to 7 November, at the Hotel la Rèserve . At this event Phillips has also added "Restrospective: 2000-2020", a thematic auction curated by Phillips with Blackbird, [...]

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 [...]

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