Recovered Pocket Watch From Titanic Victim Sells for $57,500 At Heritage Auction

Titanic victim's pocket watch sells for $57,500 at Heritage Auction.

One of the most horrific maritime disasters of all time, the sinking of the Titanic, which took more than 1500 lives in 1912, is a history lesson never forgotten. As such, it is really no surprise to me that someone paid $57,500 for an old pocket watch that had been owned by Sinai Kantor, a victim the Titanic…

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Don’t Miss Your Chance To Be A Queen: Marie Antoinette’s Jewels Up For Auction By Sotheby’s

Marie Antoinette's never before seen natural pearl and diamond pendant up for auction.

We don’t typically write about jewelry here, but we know that we have women readers, as well as men, and this article has so much substance, that we couldn’t resist. For the first time ever, jewels owned by Queen Marie Antoinette are up for auction … and for the lucky buyer that could make you a…

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Paul Newman Rolex Daytona Sells for $17.775 Million at Phillips Auction

Paul Newman wearing his Rolex Daytona

Last night in a short 12 minutes, a record was set for the Paul Newman Rolex Daytona wristwatch as the highest priced Rolex sold at auction. This was not just any Paul Newman Rolex Daytona — it was the one that actually belonged to the actor and racecar driver. It is the watch that started…

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Upcoming Antiquorum Auction Sees Some True Rare Beauties

On September 30, Antiquorum’s “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” auction in New York will feature an incredible selection of timepieces. Not only will see Richard Mille watches made in collaboration with Rafael Nadel and Yohan Blake, but also there are some rare Patek Philippe, Jaeger-LeCoultre and A. Lange & Sohne watches, and some specialty pieces…

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Would You Pay $400,000 for a Nine-Year-Old Patek Philippe?

Christie’s Important Watches Auction yesterday in New York yielded nearly $8.8 million in sales, further underscoring the thriving collector watch market. The top lot, Lot 366, in the auction was a 2008 Patek Philippe Reference 5033 platinum tonneau minute repeater with annual calendar. Sold with original certificate, the watch went to a private American collector…

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Antiquorum Only Watch 2013 Sneak Peek

It’s official: Antiquorum —which every other year sponsors the Only Watch auction — has a super hot lineup of one-of-a-kind watches to be auctioned off on September 28 at the Only Watch 2013 charity event in Monaco.  This year 33 watch brands have donated to the cause, wherein all proceeds from the auction will benefit…

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