Lot 273 Patek Philippe, Ref. 1463, Chronograph, Steel, Asthmometer Dial, Possibly piece unique

Reading Time: 5 minutes Antiquorum Hong Kong was thrilled to unveil its autumn auction, which will take place on November 25th at The Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. The auction features a remarkable collection of 274 modern and vintage timepieces from prestigious manufacturers such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Audemars Piguet, and more. Noteworthy highlights ofContinue Reading

Christie's 7 Nov

Reading Time: 3 minutes Geneva, 15 September 2023 – The Rare Watches Live Auction at Christie’s Geneva on 7 November will present  three remarkable timepieces sure to create a buzz amongst global watch enthusiasts:  – Patek Philippe Nautilus Ref. 3700/31 – the only publicly known example of this reference. (Est: CHF1,500,000-3,500,000) – Philippe Dufour Simplicity – the first wristwatch withContinue Reading

Christie's achieves a superb close to CHF14 million for the F.P. Journe salE

Reading Time: 4 minutes Geneva – The first ever dedicated auction for a living independent watchmaker, The Art of F.P. Journe, was 100% sold at Christie’s Geneva on May 12, realising CHF13,665,300 / US$15,314,702 or approximately CHF350,000 per watch. Clients from 20 countries across 4 continents participated in the sale. EMEA represented 52% of buying,Continue Reading


Reading Time: 6 minutes 40 timepieces capturing the watchmaking artistry and engineering of F.P.JourneOffered for the first time in one auctionA significant thematic sale taking place in Geneva, 12 May Carefully curated by a single connoisseur over more than twenty years, this exceptional collection retraces the chronology of a ground-breaking independent watchmaker in theContinue Reading

Six highlights from The Art of J.P. Journe Live auction – Clockwise (fltr): platinum Tourbillon Souverain with jade dial | platinum Chronomètre à Résonance | Centigraphe Souverain with Ferrari red dial | platinum Octa Calendrier with mother-of-pearl dial | Chronomètre Souverain Dubai edition | titanium Octa ‘LineSport’

Reading Time: 4 minutes A unique moment in horology history, never has such an array of F.P. Journe timepieces been brought together in one auction to celebrate a single independent watchmaker. Amongst the emblematic references offered at The Art of F.P. Journe auction are a platinum Tourbillon Souverain with a superb jade dial; a superb example of the ‘Pré-Souscription’ platinum Chronomètre à Résonance; the iconic Centigraphe Souverain withContinue Reading

Christie's Watches Online

Reading Time: 2 minutes Christie’s Fine Watchmaking: Important Timepieces and the Independent Collection TOTAL: $5,518,250 95% SOLD BY LOT | 143% HAMMER ABOVE LOW ESTIMATE CONTINUING THE MOMENTUM OF THE EXCEPTIONAL YEAR OF WATCHES GLOBAL PARTICIPATION FROM 34 COUNTRIES | 30% NEW REGISTRANTS Greubel Forsey, Invention Piece 3, Tourbillon 24-hour display with minutes, smallContinue Reading

Christie’s Fine Watchmaking

Reading Time: 4 minutes Capping a stellar Autumn-Winter season, a spectacular watch offering for fans of audacious mechanics and iconic designs Where else but in New York: Christie’s Watches captures the spirit of independence and the mystique of icon status in watchmaking Christie’s Fine Watchmaking: Important Timepieces and the Independent Collection Online Auction |Continue Reading

F.P.Journe FFC Blue Only Watch 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes This year, F.P. Journe celebrates the 20th anniversary of the automatic Octa Calibre 1300 in all its forms. This latest opus is the ultimate version of the legendary model, with an automaton powered solely by the Octa movement’s mainspring – F.P.Journe FFC Blue Only Watch 2021. As one might expect,Continue Reading

Reading Time: 5 minutes One of Zürich’s most established auction house – Ineichen Auctioneers, presents us a very interesting catalogue for their next action, the 174 Watch Auction, that will be held on 22 May 2021 at 13:30 in the Metropol Zurich. From their catalogue, I have selected some pieces that I particularly like.Continue Reading