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One-On-One With World-Record Breaking Phillips Auction House Chairman, Cheyenne Westphal

One-On-One With World-Record Breaking Phillips Auction House Chairman, Cheyenne Westphal

Haute Time sits down with Phillips Auction House Chairman Cheyenne Westphal to discuss the most recent London auction and the contemporary art world. READ MORE

Auction Action: Top Lots of the Past Year

Auction Action: Top Lots of the Past Year

If you’re impressed by the 10% spike in Swiss watch exports for 2012, then the action on the secondary market should really impress you. It should also clear up any question of whether or not timepieces are a lasting investment. Sotheby’s tallied an astounding 83% increase in watch sales in North America last year, blasting its own record for the highest-ever price paid for a watch at Sotheby’s – for a Patek Philippe gold minute repeater made for uber collector Henry Graves Jr., at $2,994,500. Another top Sotheby’s lot was a George Daniels Space Traveller’s Watch, fetching $2,125,737 and setting READ MORE

Sotheby’s Set to Auction Cartier, Asprey and Patek Philippe Timepieces

Sotheby’s Set to Auction Cartier, Asprey and Patek Philippe Timepieces

Luxury auction house Sotheby’s are set to auction off several rare watche and clocks, including Cartier, Asprey, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Greubel Forsey, Vacheron Constantin, and Patek Philippe timepieces. The lots will go under the gavel as part of the upcoming Important Watches including Magnificent Clocks from an Important Private Collection auction, taking place in Hong Kong on April 7th. The auction will comprise over four hundred lots, from which we’ve picked our top highlights: First up is a white gold Patek Philippe minute repeating perpetual calendar watch (ref.3974). This timepiece, which boasts both Moon-Phases and Leap Year Indicators, is estimated to sell for US$257,862 – $361,006. Next READ MORE

Luxury Watch Trends 2018 - Baselworld SIHH Watch News

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