Zenith Watches Teams With Phillips For Platinum El Primero To Be Auctioned In November

Zenith El Primero A386 platinum watch

Both Zenith and Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo joined together to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Zenith’s El Primero chronograph. The result: a  one-off watch designed by the Phillips that will be auctioned in Geneva at the Watch Auction X on November 9-10, 2019. Proceeds from the sale of the  platinum cased chronograph…

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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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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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Blancpain Cocktail Watch owned by Marilyn Monroe Up for Auction

The diamond cocktail ring by Blancpain (with movement stamped Blancpain and Rayville Watch Co.) should fetch more than $100,000.

Lovers of Marilyn Monroe may now be able to own a piece of the famed star’s property — with items such as the sequined  “Happy Birthday Mr. President” dress  to a tiny diamond-adorned  Blancpain cocktail watch — up for sale this week by  Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles. The  once-in-a-lifetime Marilyn Monroe auction includes pieces…

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Heritage Auctions Picks 10 Most Intriguing Timepieces of Upcoming Sale

Heritage Auctions has picked the 10 most “intriguing” timepieces that will be up for auction at the October 27 New York Watches and Fine Timepieces Auction. According to the auction house, world-wide bidders will see  a hand-curated selection of exotic, fresh-to-market timepieces at opening bids “unheard of in the collecting hobby.” According to Jim Wolf, director of…

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Antiquorum Fall Auction sees Vintage Timepieces Commanding Top Dollar

It’s auction season again and we couldn’t be happier. There are so many great timepieces up on the block and they are commanding high prices that we believe collectors are willing to spend. Antiquorum’s upcoming auction on October 8 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York is ripe with promise. At the sale of Important…

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