A Quick Guide To Modern Patek Philippe World Timers
The upcoming Hong Kong Watch Auction: X is lucky to have all the references of Patek Philippe world time wristwatches which have been launched since 2000; which allows us to create a brief guide to modern Patek Philippe world time watches in chronological order.
10 Affordable Chronographs from the Hong Kong Watch Auction: X
Today we look at ten vintage chronograph pieces from the upcoming Hong Kong Watch Auction: X, all priced under USD20,000.
Auction Report : The Geneva Watch Auction XI
Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo has resumed its live watch auctions with the Geneva Watch Auction XI achieving a total of CHF 30 Million, selling 100% by lot and 100% by value.
The Beauty and Art of A. Lange & Söhne
German watchmaking maison A. Lange & Söhne is admired by many for the incredible beauty and craftsmanship of its timepieces. Yet, it is a brand that is still overlooked on the market compared to some of its Swiss peers. This situation then provides collectors with a great opportunity to own some of the finest high-end watchmaking work available, and timepieces which have undeniable potential to become sought-after classics.
Phillips Perpetual37 watches for sale
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Model: "SRR" Explorer II
One of only 139 Military Explorer II's made by Rolex for the UK Special Reconnaissance Regiment, this example is remarkable for it's stickered and practically untouched condition. Complete with the original original Rolex warranty card (confirming direct supply from Rolex to the SRR), signed and numbered Regimental certificate, tags and original box. Incredibly rare, extremely sought after and one of the most important '5 digit' sports models in Rolex's history.
Model: Signature 1
Signature1 is definitively the timepiece combining the simplest movement ever imagined by Greubel Forsey to extreme sophistication of the finishing: Signature 1 is a praise to this know how and elegance.One of 11 pieces in platinum with a black silvered gold dial this full set example is found in outstanding condition.
Model: Galet Micro-Rotor
A fresh to market, fine and original Pink gold Galet Micro-Rotor with striking anthracite grey dial and full accessories. This Galet Micro-Rotor embodies the qualities of fine design and superb quality that Laurent Ferrier is attributed with.
Model: Nautilus "Jumbo"
Totally unworn and in ‘new’ condition, this Patek Philippe 5711 from 2017 is the perfect example of this most sought after reference. Without a doubt Patek’s most iconic watch, the original Nautilus helped define an entire category of watch making and this watch is offered with the original Certificate of Origin, Patek wooden box, booklets and wallet.
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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: X
10 July 2020 • Hong Kong
The Geneva Watch Auction: XI
28 June 2020 • Geneva
REFRESH:RELOAD Online Auction
20 May 2020 - 28 May 2020 • Hong Kong
10 December 2019 • New York
The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE
26 November 2019 • Hong Kong
News and Results
Press Release: 10 July 2020
Unprecedented Participation for a Hong Kong Live Watch Auction with a Record Number of 1,200 Online Bidders, Doubling that of Spring 2019
Press Release: 29 June 2020
The White Glove Sale (100% of lots sold) was the First Live Watch Auction of 2020 with in Room Bidding and a Record Number of 2,000 Online Bidders
Press Release: 3 June 2020
The Watches Department
Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo is the watch department at Phillips auction house, dedicated exclusively to the world's finest collectors' watches. Launched in November 2014 by Aurel Bacs and his partner, Livia Russo, the department was established in response to the ever-increasing need for today's collectors to easily access scholarship, guidance and quality across the board. The team of specialists at Phillips Watches is dedicated to an uncompromised approach to quality, transparency and client service, and, as a result, in just two years since launching achieved market leadership with sales of over $106 million in 2016.
With multiple world records, including for a wristwatch, Patek Philippe wristwatch, Rolex and Omega at auction, Phillips has become the undisputed worldwide market leader. Below are a selection of recent record-breaking prices.
1. Rolex reference 6239, Paul Newman's "Paul Newman" Rolex Daytona – WINNING ICONS – 26 October 2017 (US $17,752,500). Highest result ever achieved for a wristwatch at auction.
2. Patek Philippe reference 1518 in stainless steel – Geneva Watch Auction FOUR – 12 November 2016 (11,002,000 CHF / US $11,000,000). Highest result ever achieved for a Patek Phillipe wristwatch at auction.
3. Rolex "Bao Dai" reference 6062 (5,066,000 CHF / US $5,060,427) – The Geneva Watch Auction: FIVE – 14 May 2017.
4. Rolex "The Legend" reference 6263 (3,722,000 CHF / US $3,857,000) – The Geneva Watch Auction: FIVE – 14 May 2017.
5. Patek Philippe reference 2499 (19,720,000 HKD / US $2,538,000) – Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO – 31 May 2016. Highest result ever achieved for any wristwatch sold at auction in Asia.
6. Omega "Tourbillon 30 I" prototype (1,428,500 CHF) – The Geneva Watch Auction: SIX – 12 November 2017. Highest result ever achieved for an Omega at auction....
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