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8 Celebrity-Owned Watches That Rocked the Auction Block

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Few factors can increases the value of a vintage watch quite like its once having belonged to a celebrity. Whenever a watch owned by a famous or historic figure goes on the block at auction houses like Antiquorum and Christie's, bidding can be expected to go well beyond the estimated value. Below we look at notable "celebrity" watches, once owned by iconic entertainment and sports stars, sold at auction within the past few years. … [Read more...]

The 5 Top Patek Philippe Watches in Antiquorum’s June Watch Auction

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Antiquorum's next "Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces" auction will be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong on June 28. More than 532 watches will be on the block and highlighted, as per usual, by several important models from Patek Philippe. Here are the five Patek Philippe watches expected to draw the most attention (and, perhaps, the biggest bucks) at the auction. … [Read more...]

7 Rare Watches at Antiquorum’s 40th Anniversary Auction

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Geneva-based Antiquorum Auctioneers turns 40 this year, and it is celebrating with an auction of “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces,” to be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, on Saturday, February 22. Among the highlights of the more than 250 timepieces on the block are a rare, steel Patek Philippe chronograph; a prototype Richard Mille tourbillon watch; and several vintage Rolexes. … [Read more...]

James Dean’s Elgin Pocketwatch Sells for $42,000 at Auction

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James Dean's lucky pocketwatch was one of the main attractions at Antiquorum's June 22nd Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces auction held in Hong Kong. … [Read more...]

Antiquorum Auctions James Dean’s Lucky Pocketwatch

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At its upcoming June 22nd auction of “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” in Hong Kong, Antiquorum will be auctioning a prized possession and lucky charm of legendary actor James Dean, a pocketwatch made by American watchmaker Standard USA with an American-made Elgin movement. … [Read more...]

Antiquorum’s May Auction: World Records for Two Rolex Daytona Paul Newman Watches

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Antiquorum’s “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” auction held on Sunday, May 12th at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva, headlined by a selection of vintage Rolex Daytona watches commemorating that model's 50th anniversary, and set two new world records, including the highest ever sale price for a Daytona at auction. … [Read more...]

Antiquorum April Auction Results

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Last week we reported on Antiquorum's auction of "Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces," held on April 10th in New York City. Today, we have the results of the auction, which featured watches with ties to celebrities and famous athletes. … [Read more...]

Historic Celebrity Watches on the Block at Antiquorum’s April Auction

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Antiquorum Auctioneers' next “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” auction will be held April 10th in New York City. Among the many exceptional pieces offered for sale are several watches associated with celebrities from the worlds of sports and entertainment, including a rare Rolex owned by Charlie Chaplin and a Bulova owned by Joe DiMaggio. … [Read more...]

Rare A. Lange & Söhne Tourbillon “Pour le Mérite” Sold At Antiquorum

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At Antiquorum's "Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces" auction in Geneva, held on March 17th, a version of A. Lange & Söhne's Tourbillon "Pour le Mérite," featuring a very rare combination of a white gold case and a blue dial, was sold for 275,710 euros. … [Read more...]

Rare James Bond and Paul Newman Rolexes Up for Auction at Antiquorum

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What do Paul Newman, James Bond, and Jean-Claude Killy have in common? In addition to being pop-culture icons, each is famously associated with a particular model of Rolex watch. And each of these models will be represented this week at Antiquorum's auction of vintage and modern timepieces. … [Read more...]

Antiquorum to Sponsor Geneva Time Exhibition

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Auction house Antiquorum will serve as an official sponsor of the Geneva Time Exhibition (GTE), a watch exhibition running concurrently with the larger, better-known SIHH watch salon in January, which showcases smaller, independent watchmakers. Since its launch in January 2010, the GTE's stated goal has been to bring together the leading independents under one roof, giving them the opportunity to raise their international profile, boost sales, and attract new clients – both professional and … [Read more...]

Records Fall at Antiquorum and Christie’s Watch Auctions in Geneva

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In early November, the watchmaking city of Geneva hosted two auctions of fine timepieces, held one day apart — one by Antiquorum and the other by Christie's — each of which achieved new records for watches at auction. Antiquorum boasted the highest price ever paid for a Rolex sports watch and a Patek Philippe sold at Christie's garnered the highest price ever paid for a non-complicated watch. … [Read more...]

Antiquorum October Auction Results

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Two weeks ago, we reported on Antiquroum's October 19th auction at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong, with several Patek Philippe watches and a rare Harry Winston among the timepieces up for auction. … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe and Harry Winston Headline Antiquorum’s October Auction

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Antiquorum, the world's leading auction house devoted to watches, will hold its fall "Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces" auction on October 19th at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong. More than 300 timepieces will be up for bid, including several notable Patek Philippe watches and rare models from Harry Winston and Louis Vuitton. … [Read more...]

Elvis Presley’s Omega Fetches King’s Ransom at Antiquorum Auction

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"Thank you, thank you very much!" That's what the folks at Antiquorum Auctioneers might be saying today to the private collector who acquired the showcase piece at this week's auction in New York, an Omega Constellation once owned by the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley. The watch sold for an astounding $52,500, five times its pre-sale estimate and a world record for that reference. … [Read more...]

Rare Patek Philippes on the Block at Antiquorum Auction in April

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Antiquorum Auctioneers will hold part one of its "Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces" auction at its U.S. headquarters, on Madison Avenue in New York City, on April 25. Included in the spring auction will be an exceptional lineup of collectible Patek Philippe wristwatches, including a Patek Philippe Ref. 3974 in platinum as well as a Patek Philippe Ref. 5013 in yellow gold. Click below for details and to see large images of some of the watches being offered. … [Read more...]

Rare Jaeger-LeCoultre Timepieces Highlight Antiquorum’s February Hong Kong Sale

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On February 26 at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, Antiquorum will present 452 modern and vintage timepieces including a collection of rare and highly complicated Jaeger-LeCoultre watches and a Patek Philippe reference 3939 in pink gold. Previews will be held in Shanghai (2/14), Beijing (2/16), Singapore (2/19) and Hong Kong (2/23-25). Learn more about the top lots inside. … [Read more...]

Michael Friedman Appointed Horological Director of Antiquorum USA

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Antiquorum has announced that Michael Friedman has been appointed Horological Director of Antiquorum USA. Mr. Friedman will oversee all U.S. auctions and private sales from Antiquorum's U.S. headquarters on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. Michael takes over the position from Charles Tearle who was named Head of Antiquorum's Asian division in August of last year. … [Read more...]

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Antiquorum’s December 7 Auction Has Something for Everyone

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Antiquorum will hold its Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces sale at its New York headquarters on December 7. Highlights of the sale include a Vacheron Constantin minute repeating perpetual calendar, a unique Parmigiani Bugatti Type 370, an IWC Grand Complication No. 50/50, an Urwerk Ref. 202P Special Edition, and a Patek Philippe Ref. 3970P. Find images and a video link inside. … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe and Rolex Highlight Antiquorum’s November 13 Geneva Auction

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The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva will host Antiquorum's "Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces" auction on November 13. The highlights include a recently discovered Patek Philippe quarter and special type five-minute repeating 24-hours in one revolution pocket watch and a Patek Philippe ref. 1518 in yellow gold. In all, 603 exceptional modern and vintage timepieces will be offered. Find details inside. … [Read more...]

Scenes From Inside Basel/Geneva 2011 New York City and San Francisco

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Inside Basel/Geneva was bigger and better than ever this year, with twice as many participating brands compared with last year - as many as 28 independent watchmakers and brands at the shows. Attendance also set all-time records - more than 300 guests in New York. This report includes more than 30 images from the New York City and San Francisco events. Let's see some watches! … [Read more...]

Only Watch 2011 Raises €4,563,000 to Support Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

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The fourth edition of the biennial Only Watch Charity Auction was held at the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco on September 23, in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The sale brought an outstanding €4,563,000, doubling the 2009 results. The auction room was full and the sale generated intense internet and telephone bidding from around the world. Ronnie Wood from the Rolling Stones attended to show his support for the cause. Find complete results and images of the top five lots inside. … [Read more...]

Antiquorum & The Consulate of Monaco Host Only Watch Reception in New York

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Watch Collectors, VIP guests, philanthropists, members of the press and representatives from the leading watch brands filled Antiquorum’s auction room on September 12 in New York City to get a closer look at the extraordinary timepieces offered in the upcoming “Only Watch” auction benefitting research for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Find a link to over 100 images of the evening inside. … [Read more...]

Unique Blancpain Villeret for Only Watch

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You may be accustomed to seeing the dial side of the watches featured here, but in the case of this Blancpain Villeret for Only Watch 2011, the case back reveals the art that makes this watch special. The bridges of the "Villeret Grande Décoration" unique piece are hand engraved to depict a typical Monegasque scene, representing the Rock and its hinterland. Find the wish price and wallpaper inside. … [Read more...]

Only Watch USA Previews Just Days Away

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The U.S. previews of the unique pieces to be auctioned at Only Watch in Monaco later this month will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, September 9 at Westime Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, and during the same hours on Monday, September 12 at Antiquorum Auctioneers at 595 Madison Ave. in New York City. Find helpful links inside. … [Read more...]