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Tag: Breguet

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    Schlumberger Bird on a Rock Brooch for Tiffany & Co. and JAR Paris Earclips Highlight Doyle’s Upcoming Sale

    French jewelry designer Jean Schlumberger is best known for his whimsical designs for Tiffany & Co. Particularly noteworthy are his fanciful interpretations of birds, sea creatures, and other natural forms. Inspired by a yellow cockatoo, Schlumberger created the original Bird on a Rock design for the company in the 1960s.…

    Tiffany & Co., Schlumberger Platinum, Gold, Diamond and Citrine Bird on a Rock Brooch
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    Pioneering Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph and Bovet Pininfarina Tourbillon Available at Christie’s

    Patek Philippe was the first luxury company to produce the perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch in 1941. This prototype combined the perpetual calendar and chronograph complications. Wristwatch connoisseurs can find a Patek Philippe ref. 3970EP perpetual calendar chronograph in this timed watch auction at Christie’s. This watch has a 36mm diameter…

    Patek Philippe, Ref. 3970ep, A Platinum Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Wristwatch With Moon Phases And Leap Year Indicator
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    Luxury Watches by Breguet and Mido

    This Bordeaux sale features an outstanding Breguet case made about 1991 and Jean Bugatti’s personal watch by Mido. Breguet, Breguet subscription box, c. 1991, no. 44, hazelnut root, upholstered with a leafy pattern and covered with green leather, containing a yellow gold astronomical perpetual pocket watch (diam. 6.2 cm/2.44 in) and…

    Breguet, Breguet subscription box, c. 1991, no. 44, hazelnut root, upholstered with a leafy pattern and covered with green leather, containing a yellow gold astronomical perpetual pocket watch (diam. 6.2 cm/2.44 in) and a yellow gold perpetual calendar wristwatch with a minute repeater (diam. 3.7 cm/1.45 in). Estimate: €180,000/250,000
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    Luxury Watchmaking Brands at Sotheby’s Upcoming Fine Watches Auction

    From a heavily embellished Bulgari bracelet watch to a historic stainless steel automatic chronograph wristwatch by Breitling, the lineup at the upcoming sale of Fine Watches by Sotheby’s will have diversity in brands and models. A leading lot is the Diva's Dream bracelet watch by Bulgari. The watch is made…

    Bvlgari Reference DV P 39 G Diva's Dream, A pink gold bracelet watch set with brilliant-cut diamonds, turquoise and pink tourmalines, Circa 2020 (1)
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    Sotheby’s Highlights Luxury Watches by François-Paul Journe and Rolex

    François-Paul Journe entered the watch industry as a clock restorer and later started his own company in 1999. His innovative approach to watchmaking led him to become one of the most celebrated watchmakers in history. An Automatique Lune Havana from François-Paul Journe is featured in the upcoming Fine Watches auction,…

    F. P. Journe Automatique Lune Havana AL2 A pink gold automatic wristwatch
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    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
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    Watches Weekly | New York

    Founded in 1839, Patek Philippe is considered one of the most prestigious watch manufacturers in the world. The Swiss watchmaker has made timepieces for Queen Elizabeth II, Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso, and Leo Tolstoy, to name just a few. In the upcoming Watches Weekly New York auction, offered by Sotheby's,…

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    Fine Art, Furniture & Decorative Art, Jewelry & Timepieces, Asian Art

    The upcoming Clars auction features a watercolor piece titled Victory: The Spanish War (1947). With over a million lives lost and the eventual victory of a fascist ruler, the Spanish Civil War was one of the most devastating conflicts in Spanish history. This watercolor and Indian ink painting by Surrealist…

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    Fine & Decorative Arts

    Abraham-Louis Breguet’s watches helped develop original movements in watchmaking, with lever and cylinder escapements. When Breguet died in 1823, he was regarded as a man who revolutionized the technicalities of timekeeping. The upcoming Fine & Decorative Arts auction presented by Morphy Auctions will offer one of Breguet’s modern tourbillon watches.…

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    Important Watches and American Icons

    Christie's presents a collection of timepieces in their upcoming Important Watches and American Icons auction. Luxury Patek Phillipe watches are often collected for their controlled movements and quality. An available watch that has been chosen by royals such as Queen Victoria and Prince Albert will be particularly featured. It is…

    Important Watches and American Icons