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Tag: Rolex

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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,…

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    The July Auction

    The Order of St. Olav is awarded by the King of Norway for outstanding service on behalf of the country. It is the highest civilian honor Norway confers. Available in the July Auction, presented by Eldred's, is an Order of St. Olav medal from the late 19th or early 20th…

    TODD BONITA Massachusetts/New Hampshire, b. 1968
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    Two-Day Summer Fine Art, Antique

    William Edmondson, the first Black American artist to have a solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, saw himself as a religious messenger rather than a sculptor: “I didn’t know I was no artist till them folks come tole me I was. Every piece of work I got carved… is…

    Portrait of a Lady, attrib. to Charles Baxter
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    Historical and Sporting Auction

    A wildlife enthusiast, John James Audubon was one of the most celebrated American natural history artists. He was devoted to his work and would travel to explore, observe, and draw the birds of North America. Between 1827 and 1838, he produced 435 life-size watercolors of a variety of birds in…

    WWII German 3rd Reich Kreigsmarine Side Cap
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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…

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    Fine Art & Antiques – Day 1

    Active between 1781 and 1835, the New Hall porcelain factory was a cooperative between several Staffordshire earthenware makers. The factory pioneered a new two-stage firing process, a lower temperature biscuit firing followed by a high-temperature glost firing. The resulting product – known for its hybrid hard-paste – had a milky…

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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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    New York City Estate Auction-2

    This June, Showplace Antique + Design Center’s upcoming New York City Estate Auction will feature Chinese porcelain, Hermès silk scarves, vintage jewelry, and more. The sale will also offer contemporary furniture, including the works of Jorge Zalszupin, Joaquim Tenreiro, and Guiseppi Scapinelli. A leading lot of the sale is a…

    Loetz Iridescent Art Glass Jar with Silver Overlay
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    Estate Jewelry, Fine Art & Collectibles

    When Michael Beaudry started his jewelry, timepieces, and décor brand, he intended to focus his attention on the natural beauty of the stones. Today, Beaudry’s jewels have been worn by the likes of Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Barbara Streisand, Katherine Heigl, and Michelle Trachtenberg. Featured in the upcoming Estate Jewelry, Fine…

    Patek Philippe Nautilus 5980-1R-001
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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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    Auction VIII- A Collection of Fine Jewelry

    Art Deco emerged in 1925 as a result of the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris. Jewelry made in the Art Deco era was typically fashioned in either white gold or platinum, arranged in simple shapes and clean lines. Pavé settings became popular during this time…

    18K Gold Rubies Diamonds Bangle Bracelet
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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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    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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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    León Ferrari’s work caused numerous controversies in his time, a result of his direct critiques of the Pinochet regime in Argentina. He began his career as an engineer, eventually coming to sculpture and drawing as a medium for critiquing political and religious authority. “Art is not beauty or novelty,” he…

    Important 19th Cent. Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock
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    Premier and Emporium Auctions

    Luxury watch manufacturer Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced the Master Control in 1992. With its launch, the firm also introduced a rigorous testing period of 1,000 hours. Product accuracy and resistance to temperature, air pressure, shocks, magnetic fields, and water resistance is assessed. The Master Control became the first watch to undergo the…

    Girolamo Savonarola Medal
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    Day 1: May VIP Collection, Online-Only Auction

    Although Joan Miró was influenced by several movements, including Fauvism, Cubism, and Dadaism, it was the Surrealist movement that stood out for the artist. A highly influential figure in 20th-century Spanish painting, Miró was a fantasy painter, ceramicist, printmaker, and designer. In describing his work, the artist once said: "The…

    Mid 20th century art glass decanter
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    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…

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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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    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold an online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auction on Sunday, April 19th; no live bidding

    The online auction will feature a vast selection of market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced, at 10:30 am Pacific time. Etruscan terracotta votive head mounted on a stand, overall 12 inches tall (est. $2,000-$4,000). DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, April 14, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Andrew Jones…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold an online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auction on Sunday, April 19th; no live bidding2
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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