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Tag: Gérald Genta

  • Auction Industry

    Around the Auction World: March 2022

    Images from around the auction world this March. Image credit from left to right: Akiba Antiques, Phillips, and Nation’s Attic, Inc. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). This month welcomed the spring auction season during a period of global uncertainty and change. Auction Daily covered the top stories from around…

  • Auction Industry

    Gérald Genta Sale: Sotheby’s Celebrates the Most Famous Watch Designer of All Time

    Audemars Piguet's most iconic watch, the Royal Oak, was designed in just one night. An octagonal bezel and the "tapisserie" dial distinguished this timepiece that was inspired by a vintage diving helmet. With a diameter that is three millimeters larger than the Royal Oak and a higher price point, Patek…

  • Auction Result

    Auction Review: Sotheby's Fine Watches Summer Sale

    Sotheby’s Fine Watches Auction came to an end on September 2nd, 2021. The sale brought together a wide range of collectible watches and clocks by luxury brands such as Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Rolex, and others. Audemars Piguet reference 15305OR.OO.D088CR.01 Royal Oak wristwatch. Image from Sotheby’s. An Audemars Piguet Royal…

    Auction Review Sothebys Fine Watches Summer Sale1
  • Auction Preview

    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