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Category: Wristwatches

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    Jewelery and Watches Auction

    Carlo Crocco launched Hublot, a Swiss luxury watchmaker, in 1980 and began designing unconventional watches soon after. The company’s signature piece is made of metal and rubber, two elements brought together for the first time in watchmaking history. Featured in the upcoming Jewelry and Watches Auction, offered by Morton Subastas,…

    BELL & ROSS CHRONOGRAPH. STEEL AND 18K PINK GOLD. REF. BR 02-94
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    Watches Online: The Essential Collection

    At the 2005 Baselworld Show, Patek Philippe launched ref. 5078—  a minute repeater watch— to update its ref. 3979. Its double-gong chiming mechanism marks the hours, quarter hours, and minutes. The ref. 5078 was initially offered in a platinum case with a white enamel dial, but in 2010, the brand…

    DE BETHUNE, KIND OF GOLD, TITANIUM & 18K ROSE GOLD, REF. DB28BRUS, LIMITED EDITION OF 10
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    Auction IX A Collection Of Fine Jewelry

    Myanmar (Burma) has become one of the leading ruby mining regions globally. From the historic ruby mines in the Mogok valley to the recently found deposits in the northern state of Kachin, the country has produced some of the most notable rubies in the world. One of the key lots featured in…

    Victorian Turquoise 10&14k Ring
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    The Swatch Collection

    The upcoming one-lot auction, presented by Finarte, offers bidders a collection of 1,241 Swatch watches. Combined, these watches represent many of the limited editions and production models from the Swiss watchmaker's first 13 years, 1983 to 1996. This includes a Jellyfish Swatch watch. Only 50 exclusive copies of the Jellyfish…

    Remarkable and extremely rare collection of 1.241 Swatch
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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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    Abell Important Jewelry Auction

    The French Constitution of 1848 allowed a new standard for luxury in France. Like many jewelers, Louis-François Cartier began experimenting with different materials under the rule of the new government. He saw a breakthrough with platinum, a material which became the stepping-stone for Cartier to experiment in form, mechanisms, and…

    KARAT WHITE GOLD, JADEITE JADE, & DIAMOND RING
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    Michaan's sale features Escher, rare snuff bottles and porcelains, fine furniture and a Kashmir sapphire

    Maurits Cornelis Escher (Dutch 1898-1972) Convex and Concave (Hol en Bol). Lithograph. Estimate: $10,000 / 15,000. ALAMEDA, CA.-Michaan’s Auctions continues to serve the international community of buyers and sellers, sustaining the momentum created by many years of successful auction events. The Alameda, California auction gallery reopens this month. On Friday, June…

    Michaan's sale features Escher, rare snuff bottles and porcelains, fine furniture and a Kashmir sapphire
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    Tiancheng International announces highlights included in the Jewellery and Jadeite Spring Auction 2020

    Lot 72 4.07-Carat Natural Fancy Purplish Pink VS2 Clarity Excellent Polish Diamond Ring. Estimate: HK$ 10,500,000 - 15,000,000/US$ 1,346,000 - 1,920,000. HONG KONG.-Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Spring Auction will take place on 7 July, showcasing a vast selection of natural coloured gemstones, diamonds and jadeite pieces. Leading the sale is…

    Tiancheng International announces highlights included in the Jewellery and Jadeite Spring Auction 2020
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    Jewelry & Fine Art Auction Online

    American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Eastman Johnson first rose to prominence during the Civil War. Best known for his depictions of everyday life, Johnson also painted portraits of prominent Americans such as Abraham Lincoln, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. One of Johnson’s oil paintings…

    14K White Gold, Sapphire & Diamond Ring
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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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    A Picasso, a Hockney, and a Kashmir Sapphire Highlight Grogan & Company’s Spring Auction

    Grogan & Company’s annual Spring Auction will take place this year on Sunday, June 14 at the company’s Boston headquarters. The auction, which features a curated selection of over 450 lots of fine art, jewelry, silver, and decorative arts from private collections and estates, will be brought to life for…

    A Picasso, a Hockney, and a Kashmir Sapphire Highlight Grogan & Company’s Spring Auction
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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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    Abell Auction Co. hosts important online-only jewelry sale

    The online-only auction will be headlined by a 3.10 fancy natural grey-blue diamond flanked by two fancy natural pink diamonds (est. $225,000-275,000). LOS ANGELES, CA.- Celebrating its 104th year, Abell Auction Co. will hold an important jewelry sale on Sunday, June 14, beginning at 10 a.m. PDT. Featuring exquisite gold, platinum…

    Abell Auction Co. hosts important online-only jewelry sale
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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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    Jewels & Precious Objects

    Sautoir necklaces were first worn among the English nobility in the 17th century but did not reach the rest of the populace until the Art Deco period. These long necklaces sometimes measured over four feet long and were designed to match the flapper dresses of the 1920s. A multi-colored sapphire…

    Suite of Modernist coral and gold jewelry
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    Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale

    The upcoming Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale will offer a selection of luxury goods from brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, and more. Chanel is a French company that creates high fashion garments and accessories for both men and women. Featured in this Abington Auction Gallery, Inc. sale…

    Hermes Peach Passiflores Silk Scarf 90cm
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    Hindman's Fine Timepieces auction is 99% sold and exceeds the high estimate

    A Cartier ‘Tortue XL’ wristwatch in 18 karat white gold with diamond inlays was one of many exciting results of the day selling for $60,000, three times its high estimate. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman saw stellar results from the remotely executed Fine Timepieces auction held on Wednesday, May 13th. The 71 lot auction…

    Hindman's Fine Timepieces auction is 99% sold and exceeds the high estimate
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    Sotheby's scales up 'Watches Weekly' to three sales per week

    Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Astrotourbillon wristwatch in Pink Gold, circa 2016. Equipped with an Astro-tourbillon carriage, featuring a special rotational axis at the centre of the movement. Est. CHF 40,000 – 60,000 (US$ 41,000 – 62,000). Courtesy Sotheby's. GENEVA.- Following the global success and enthusiasm met by its Watches Weekly sales,…

    Sotheby's scales up 'Watches Weekly' to three sales per week