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Category: Pocket Watches

  • Auction Industry

    Inspiration at Michaan’s first auction of 2021.

    Inspiration at Michaan’s first auction of 2021. ALAMEDA, CA, USA, January 13, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Inspiration, in all its many forms, can illuminate the darkest of winters. At Michaan’s Auctions we are inspired by the ancient and the modern, by the historic and the ephemeral; by families, and cultures, and all that…

    Inspiration at Michaans first auction of 2021
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    Sotheby’s Watches II Auction Headlined by Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Bracelet-Makers Gay Frères

    In the mid-20th century, the manufacturing company Gay Frères proved its versatility by making bracelets for most of the major watch brands, from Rolex to Patek Philippe. According to Hodinkee, Gay Frères understood early on the “nuances that distinguish a bracelet that pairs well with a dress watch from one…

    A VERY RARE YELLOW GOLD ROLEX PRESIDENT BRACELET MADE BY GAY FRERES, CIRCA 1968
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    Intervendue Brings Luxury Jewelry by Cartier & Eterna

    Cartier has been designing and manufacturing luxury jewelry since 1847. The French conglomerate is known for its extravagant jewelry and watch settings using quality materials and stones. Available in this upcoming Walking in Jewelry Wonderland auction, offered by Intervendue, is a Cartier platinum and diamond ring. This piece features a…

    CARTIER Platinum Diamond Ring
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    Santa Fe Art Auction Offers Iconic Timepieces, Fountain Pens, & Other Luxury Accessories

    Legendary watch designer Gérald Genta presented his design for the Royal Oak to Audemars Piguet in 1970, eventually executing the design two years later. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Royal Oak in 1992, Audemars Piguet made a limited edition of 1,000 pieces. The upcoming Santa Fe Art Auction…

    Audemars Piguet, Ref. 14802BA Jumbo Royal Oak Jubilee Wristwatch
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    Artwork by Joan Miró and Luxury Watches From Showplace Antique + Design Center

    The International Watch Company, known as IWC, is a Swiss watch manufacturing brand founded in Schaffhausen in 1868. Founder Florentine Ariosto Jones wanted to create timepieces with modern American manufacturing methods and Swiss craftsmanship. In the year 1980, IWC introduced its first chronograph watch. Following the Porsche Design Chronograph were…

    IWC Platinum Automatic Chronograph Wristwatch
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    Explore Classic Watches and Jewelry Pieces in Intervendue Sale

    TAG Heuer launched its Targa Florio collection in 2001 to commemorate the famous Italian road race. The watch was part of TAG Heuer’s re-edition series, and its design was a remake of the 1930s Heuer Flieger chronograph. The upcoming Intervendue auction offers a TAG Heuer Targa Florio limited edition chronograph…

    TAG HAUER Targa Florio Watch
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    Sotheby's Auction Will Feature Rolex and Patek Philippe Watches

    In the early 1980s, Rolex decided to move away from manual winding movements and introduce a new design— an automatic chronograph movement. To develop such a model, Rolex collaborated with Swiss luxury watchmaker Zenith. In 1988, they created the first-ever automatic Daytona ref. 16520 watch with a robust case. An…

    Patek Philippe - Reference 3970e A Yellow Gold Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Wristwatch With Moon Phases And Leap Year Indication, Made In 1992
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    Palmiero Diamond and Beryl Ring and Baraka Necklace Highlight Intervendue Auction

    With its rich history of emerald mining and production, Colombia maintains a major global market for the green gemstone. According to an ancient Colombian legend, the Muisca god Are ended the immortality of a man and woman named Tena and Fura. However, Are later took pity and turned them into…

    PALMIERO Diamond Beryl Ring
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    Skinner Brings Vintage Vietnam War Watches and More in Upcoming Sale

    Under the shadow of the Vietnam War, the U.S. government decided that the military required more specialized forces to combat insurgency. This move included an expansion of Navy SEAL teams, complete with sweeping updates to the troops’ equipment and specifications. From this period came the Tornek-Rayville TR-900 dive watch, which…

    Tornek-Rayville TR-900 Dive Watch
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    Timepieces

    Marquis de Lafayette was an important figure in the American Revolutionary War. The French aristocrat served alongside George Washington in several battles. The two became such good friends that Lafayette named his only son after America’s first president. The upcoming auction of timepieces, presented by Hindman, offers a Jacquemart automation…

    Harry Winston, 18k White Gold And Diamond Avenue Classic Wristwatch
  • Auction Industry

    Sterling Associates announces highlights of Estates Auction

    ‘Chips That Pass in the Night,’ oil-on-canvas, 16.5 x 19.5in, possibly American or English. Titled, dated (1898) and artist-signed (indistinctly) on back of frame. Estimate $3,000-$4,000. NORWOOD, NJ.-Sterling Associates, Bergen County, New Jersey’s foremost estate specialists, will conduct this year’s edition of their popular Fall Collectors Estate Auction on Wednesday,…

    Sterling Associates announces highlights of Estates Auction
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    Premier Auctions | Session I

    Highlighted in the first session of Brunk Auctions’ upcoming event is a 1964 Lincoln Continental sedan from the Ford Motor Company. Since 1939, the division of Lincoln Continental was led by Edsel Ford, son of the founder Henry Ford. He produced personal luxury convertible cars as vacation vehicles. The featured…

    Cartier La Dona 18kt. Diamond Watch
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    Select Antique Jewelry & Watches

    American designer and jeweler David Webb is best known for his sculptural animal motifs and his use of textured gold, colored gemstones, and carved rock. In his early career, Webb made weekly visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he was inspired by the goldwork of the ancient world.…

    Diafini Ruby Tsavorite Gold Strawberry Brooch Pin
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    Fall Jewelry Picking

    Following the success of the Rolex reference 6542 watch, a distinct GMT-Master watch was introduced in 1959. It was initially designed as a timekeeping tool for pilots who sought a readable, accurate, and functional wristwatch. The upcoming Auction XI - Fall Jewelry Picking, presented by Intervendue, offers a Rolex GMT-Master…

    SALAVETTI 18K Pink Sapphire Diamond EarringsÊ
  • Auction Result

    12-carat diamond ring realizes $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions' first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces sale

    The online auction, a tidy affair with just over 100 lots, achieved a 96 percent sell-through and totaled over $700,000. The diamond ring was the top lot. The auction’s expected top lot was this dazzling 12.01-carat emerald cut diamond (K VVS1) and platinum ring. It sailed past its $80,000-$120,000 estimate…

    12-carat diamond ring realizes $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions' first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces sale
  • Auction Industry

    Leo Tolstoy's grandson's World War II flight jacket will be auctioned by EstateOfMind on October 3rd, live and online

    Included with the flight jacket are 29 albums of Ilya A. Tolstoy’s top-secret photos for the Office of Strategic Services’ China-Burma-India theater mission. The personal World War II flight jacket of Count and Colonel Ilya A. Tolstoy, the grandson of the renowned Russian author and Count Leo (Lev) Tolstoy (War…

    Leo Tolstoys grandsons World War II flight jacket will be auctioned by EstateOfMind on October 3rd, live and online
  • Auction Industry

    Most valuable belongings of the outstanding pianist Władysław Szpilman will be put up for auction

    A companion of Szpilman’s entire musical career, the Steinway piano from 1937 was present in his house until his death. WARSAW.- The Steinway piano belonging to one of the most famous pianists, Władysław Szpilman, can be viewed in public for the first time in the biggest Polish auction house DESA Unicum. The…

    Most valuable belongings of the outstanding pianist Władysław Szpilman will be put up for auction
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Soulis announces Sept. 19 no-reserve auction of exceptional 30-year Jerry and Cathy Mueller Americana collection

    Featured: 65 weathervanes, painted American furniture and accessories, figural trade signs, patriotic antiques LONE JACK, Mo. – A premier collection of Americana amassed over a 30-year period by Jerry and Cathy Mueller of Sioux City, Iowa, will be offered without reserve on Saturday, September 19 in an outdoor country-style live…

    Soulis announces Sept. 19 no-reserve auction7
  • Auction Industry

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold its first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces Auction on Wednesday, September 16th

    The sale features more than one hundred lots from various private collections, highlighted by the collection of Mary and Lou Silver of Indian Wells, California The auction’s expected top lot is this dazzling 12.01-carat emerald cut diamond (K VVS1) and platinum ring (est. $80,000-$120,000). DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES,…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold its first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces Auction on Wednesday, September 16th
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    Opulent Jewels, Accessories & Important Jade

    In the upcoming sale, GWS Auctions will present jewelry and accessories with an emphasis on jade items. A jade Buddha pendant is one of the featured lots. Made from Type A jade, this pendant is finished with an 18-karat white gold mounting and diamond accents. In Chinese culture, jade is considered a…

    23mm Certified Natural Type A Jadeite & 18K Ring