On 16 October 2008 in New York, Antiquorum auctioned a gold watch that once belonged to Albert Einstein. The historically important timepiece was acquired for 596,000 US Dollars read more
More than 400 luxury timepieces
will be put up for Antiquorum’s final sale of the season
, which is scheduled for December 9th. Held in New York, this event will close the Antiquorum’s 35th anniversary year.
The wide spectrum of watches to be commercialized embraces the ultra rare Patek Philippe Ref. 3974 watch
. This amazing timepiece is joined by exceptional diving models, which used to belong to the record holding divers - Patrice Chemin
and Robert Gauret
. Prior to the sale, customers can enjoy these extremely attractive timekeepers in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Palm Beach, Miami and New York City.
It is the remarkable Patek Philippe Ref. 3974 watch that happens to be in the prime focus of this prestigious sale. Issued in 1999, this watch features the functions of minute-repeater, perpetual calendar and moon phases. Only three models of this very edition, rendered in platinum, have been auctioned off before. This exceptional watch is proposed with two extra dials. read more
Antiquorum reached a remarkable result of 15,326,100 Swiss Francs (equal to 12.8 million dollars) for the "Important Collector's Wristwatches, Pocket Watches, Clocks and Horological Tools" auction organized this weekend at the Grand Hotel Kempinski in Geneva. The value of the sold wristwatches represented 136 per cent of the respective low estimate. The clocks and pocket watches represented 64 per cent of the lots sold. read more
The timepieces were offered in Antiquorum's summer sale of 'Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches and Clocks'. The auction resulted in a total of 5,428,852 US dollars. read more
Antiquorum marks the beginning of 2008 with a remarkable sale to offer over 800 lots. This first Spring auction named Important Collectors' Watches, Pocket Watches and Clocks will take place at the Grand Hotel Kempinski in Geneva on March 15 -16. The beautifully designed catalogue presents important timepieces symbolizing several centuries of fine watch making, with a private collection of Jaeger LeCoultre watches among many others.
The Antiquorum auction will be followed by a thematic sale in New York - 'Revolution: The Evolution of Rolex Sport Watch'. It will be held on April 17th after special European preview organized in Geneva during the first two days of the SIHH show on April 7-8. read more
During a VIP cocktail party held on 11 July prior to the exhibition, four extremely rare limited edition Omega Speedmaster watches developed for the Jubilee year were sold at an Antiquorum charity auction, run by the major leading horological auctioneers in the world. The Speedmaster watches were numbered 57/57 for the red gold, yellow gold, and white gold models; and 57/1957 for the model crafted in stainless steel. read more
According to Antiquorum president and CEO Evan Zimmerman, the exceptional results of the end-of-the-season sale demonstrate the sustained strength of the watch market and prove that collectors around the world are turning to timepieces for secure investments. read more
Unique Collection Davide Blei's Collection may be compared with the Mondani Rolex Collection sold by Antiquorum in 2006. Mondani's collection was considered to be one of the most comprehensive Rolex watch collections. read more
The Antiquorum November sale was organized in a ballroom at the Grand Hotel Kempinski. The avid collectors had to compete with 300 registered on-line and telephone bidders. read more