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Category: Pocket Watches

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    Fine Pocket Watches

    The upcoming Fine Pocket Watches Auction, offered by Morphy Auctions, presents a selection of timepieces from several notable brands. One highlight is a Marius LeCoultre 18-karat pink gold chronograph pocket watch with the moon phases and retrograde dates marked. Below the hand-decorated gold case of the pocket watch is the…

    18K GOLD M.T. STAUFFER, LES PONDS, MINUTE REPEATING H-C POCKET WATCH
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    Antique gold and platinum pocket watches tick with precision, awaiting start time of Morphy’s June 30 auction

    DENVER, Pa. – Times may change, but time never does. Whether measured by the Greenwich Royal Observatory clock in England or a bedside digital alarm clock, a day is universally considered to be a 24-hour period with 60 minutes in each hour. And as Morphy’s Tuesday, June 30 auction attests,…

    Antique gold and platinum pocket watches tick with precision, awaiting start time of Morphy’s June 30 auction
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    Jewelry Week / Silver - Watches & Clocks - Coins - Session 3

    In the 1960s, Rolex replaced its Chronograph watch series with a more cosmetic version called the Rolex Cosmograph. The Cosmograph watches have a bezel engraved tachymeter scale as opposed to the conventional dial-printed Chronographs. To advocate the brand’s association with speed, Rolex launched the Cosmograph Daytona in 1963. Named after…

    Rolex - A steel wristwatch, Rolex Submariner, ref. 16610LV, with box
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    Dorotheum announces Contemporary Week with modern and contemporary art, wristwatches and pocket watches

    Keith Haring (Kutztown 1958–1990 New York), Pyramid Sculpture, 1989, signed, dated (incised) on plate on the inside of the pyramid K. Haring 89, anodized aluminium, one of 2 PP aside the edition of 15 (+6 AP), fabricators: Domberger, Stuttgart and Aluplan GmbH, Korb/ Stuttgart, edited by Schellman Art Production Munich/…

    Dorotheum announces Contemporary Week with modern and contemporary art, wristwatches and pocket watches
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    Cincinnati Collections: Online Only Auction

    E.E. Isabel & Company, which later became known as Loring Andrews, opened for business in Cincinnati in 1805. Its long history in the city, spanning over two hundred years, began with the selling of pocket watches to steamboat passengers. Several Loring Andrews pieces are featured in the upcoming Cincinnati Collections…

    A Pairpoint Reverse-Painted Table Lamp
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    Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction on June 13th and 14th

    Over 700 quality lots in a variety of collecting categories. Start times both days are 10 am Central. The gallery will be open for exhibition starting June 4. Early 20th century oil on canvas paintings by French artist Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927), titled Coastal Landscape, 15 inches by 22 ¾…

    Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction on June 13th and 14th-1
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    The Hammerman Brothers – Benjamin, Bernard, and Hyman – were the descendants of an Eastern European craftsman. After their service in World War II ended, the trio set up a jewelry manufacturing company. As they expanded their business, they acquired the Bermont Diamond Company, securing an in-house supply of gems.…

    Rolex Yacht Master II Blue Bezel Steel Watch ref. 116680
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    Dorotheum opens its season for live auctions

    Jan Brueghel II (Antwerp 1601–1678), An Allegory of Tulipomania, oil on panel, 25.5 x 36 cm, estimate € 250,000 - 350,000. VIENNA.- The month of June will encompass the two major spring auction weeks at Dorotheum, which were postponed from April and May. They will feature Ribera, Brueghel, and Eugen von Blaas…

    Dorotheum opens its season for live auctions
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    High Jewelry, Watches and Fine Jewelry Auction

    Jean-Marc Vacheron was closely associated with leading figures in the French Enlightenment, including Rousseau and Voltaire. Using their scientific and liberalist ideas, Vacheron started expanding his work in mechanical watchmaking. After 258 years, Vacheron Constantin continues to be the oldest operational watch brand still in existence. Some of its patrons…

    CHOKER AND EARRINGS SET WITH DIAMONDS. 18K AND 14K WHITE GOLD
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    Watches

    For over a century, Audemars Piguet has been designing and manufacturing timepieces. In the 1970s, a designer at the company named Gerald Genta revolutionalized the design of watches with a futuristic model called the Royal Oak. The novel design, unveiled in 1972, was worn by the likes of LeBron James…

    Mb&F - Ref 20.Drrt Horological Machine No.2
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    Mother’s Day April 26th Auction

    One of the featured lots in the upcoming Mother’s Day April 26th Auction, presented by Gallery 63, is an ‘X’ motif diamond and yellow gold ring. Designed by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., the name of the brand and designer is stamped on the inside of the ring. Another…

    Mother's Day April 26th Auction
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    Timepieces

    The upcoming Timepieces Auction, offered by Hindman, will include wristwatches, pocket watches, pendant watches, and watch cases. Among the available lots is an 18-karat rose gold wristwatch from Patek Philippe. With a company history of approximately 180 years, the family-owned Genevan luxury watch manufacturer continues to lead the industry. A…

    ROLEX, PLATINUM, REF. 116506 COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA WRISTWATCH
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    Important Watches

    A wristwatch made for racing drivers, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona was designed to measure elapsed time and calculate average speeds. The name refers to Daytona, Florida, where racing thrived in the early 20th century. The first series came to be known as the "Paul Newman" Daytona, named after the well-known…

    Rolex Daytona Paul Newman Ref. 6239 in Steel
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    The Hammerman luxury jewelry brand was established in New York City following World War II. In the 1950s, the Hammerman brothers patented a breakthrough design for a bracelet that doubled as a watch and manufactured the world’s first fully electronic watch a few years later. In the upcoming Fine Jewelry…

    Prince Dmitri 18K Gold Amarath Wood Ruby Tahitian Pearl Cuff Bracelet
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    Watches and Jewelry Auction from Nacional Monte de Piedad

    The upcoming Watches and Jewelry Auction from Nacional Monte de Piedad, presented by Morton Subastas, will offer a selection of luxury watches. Rolex, Hublot, and Bulgari Sotirio are among the highlighted brands. One of the standout items is from Hublot’s Big Bang collection. The available watch is made of 18-karat…

    CHOKER, PENDANT, RING AND EARRINGS SET WITH ONYX AND DIAMONDS. 18K YELLOW GOLD. CARRERA Y CARRERA, FIRE CIRCLES COLLECTION
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    Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments

    In the upcoming Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments auction, a 1968 Rolex Daytona “Exotic” dial wristwatch can be found. This watch is nicknamed the “Paul Newman Rolex” after the actor’s wife bought him one as a gift. Purchased in 1970 or 1971, this watch has remained in the estate of…

    Triple Calendar Paperweight Clock
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    Timepieces Month-long Online Auction

    The upcoming month-long online auction of timepieces, offered by Heritage Auctions, will include wristwatches, pocket watches, pendant watches, and one clock. Among the available pocket watches is a Howard piece that was one of just 100 produced. The case is crafted from 18-karat gold and is engraved “Frank Ferguson from…

    Henry Sandoz, Le Locle, 18k Gold Five Minute Repeater
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver – Online Only

    Originating in the Iranian city of Kashan during the 17th century, Kashan rugs are often considered the legacy of Persian weaving’s “Golden Age.” Created using the asymmetric Farsi knot, Kashan rugs are known for their deep blue, red, and cream colors. Hindman presents several Kashan rugs in the upcoming Fine Furniture,…

    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver – Online Only
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    Online Only Coins & Jewelry

    The upcoming Online Only Coins & Jewelry auction, offered by Pook & Pook, Inc, will include an example of the Oyster, the world’s first waterproof wristwatch case. Designed by Rolex in 1926, the Oyster is made of ten parts and is screwed onto the watch case. Rolex added the waterproof…

    High grade gold and gemstone ring
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    A large, cold-painted bronze Franz Bergman boudoir lamp is featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide auction in Dania Beach, Florida. This 19th-century Austrian electric lamp is shaped like a mosque with colored glass windows, a blue curtain in the doorway, and a red canopy attached to the…

    Pair Gilded Bronze and Rock Crystal Sconces