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

A Unique Patek Philippe designed around a client’s 13,43 Carat lasque diamond headlines Christie’s Watches Online: The Dubai Edit

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dubai, 21 September 2023 – Christie’s Middle East is proud to announce the upcoming Watches Online: The Dubai Edit auction featuring a stunning bespoke creation in 18k white gold by Patek Philippe Reference 3843/1 from 1991: its case, merging with an integrated bracelet, was designed around a 13.43-carat portrait-cut diamond that serves as theContinue 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

A Patek Philippe Reference 96 Quantieme Lune formerly from the collection of Aisin-Giro Puyi and a Paper Fan featuring a poem personally inscribed by the Emperor himself

Reading Time: 5 minutes HONG KONG – 16 MARCH 2023 – Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo is honoured to announce the unveiling of several artefacts once belonging to Aisin-Giro Puyi, the last Emperor of the Qing dynasty, at the opening of Phillips’ new Asia headquarters in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District.Continue Reading

Patek Philippe Oct 2022

Reading Time: 18 minutes Patek Philippe has extended its collection of complications with a new split-seconds monopusher chronograph with a perpetual calendar for left-handers (Ref. 5373P-001). It is the first chronograph in the Aquanaut Luce ladies’ collection and is decorated with a rainbow of sapphires and diamonds (Ref. 7968/300R-001). Additionally, the debuts include threeContinue Reading

Salanitro and Patek Philippe: An alliance for the future.

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Geneva-based jewellery design and gem-setting firm Salanitro SA announced that Patek Philippe SA has acquired a stake in its capital. Much more than a partnership, this acquisition of a stake in the company symbolises the coming together of two independent Geneva-based family businesses. Salanitro SA, the Swiss leader inContinue Reading

Patek Philippe Ref. 5470P-001 1/10th Second Monopusher Chronograph

Reading Time: 10 minutes Patek Philippe unveils its first wrist chronograph for tenths-of-a-second short-time measurements with a new, very precise high-performance movement – Patek Philippe Ref. 5470P-001. The manufacture reasserts its competence and innovative spirit in the field of short-time measurement: it presents a manually wound movement with two separate chronograph mechanisms and sweepContinue Reading

The Kairos Collection

Reading Time: 3 minutes The finest collection of Patek Philippe contemporary timepieces ever to appear at auction Curated by a private distinguished collector with a discerning eye for excellence and the ability to acquire the rarest watches, The Kairos Collection is the fruit of years of dedicated focus and a passion for the most prestigiousContinue Reading

Patek Philippe ''Advanced Research'' Ref. 5750

Reading Time: 8 minutes The engineers at Patek Philippe “Advanced Research” have extended the horizon of its chiming watches by developing a totally new all-mechanical sound amplifying system. This fortissimo “ff” module consists of a flexibly suspended sound lever and an oscillating wafer made of transparent sapphire-crystal glass. In comparison with conventional minute repeaters andContinue 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