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Tag: Rolex

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    I.M. Chait Gallery’s Upcoming Auction Features Celadon Ceramics

    Day two of I.M. Chait Gallery's upcoming sale will feature a selection of Korean celadon ceramics. Celadon ceramics are typified by their jade-like color and smooth glaze. First produced in ancient China, celadon ceramics quickly gained popularity across Korea and Asia. Initially, the Korean celadon ceramics were relatively crude, but by…

    Korean Celadon Glazed Cosmetic Bottle
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    Work of Impressionist Master Jean Baptiste Armand Guillaumin in Abington’s January Winter Auction

    Jean Baptiste Armand Guillaumin was one of the founding members of Impressionism and among the least-known Impressionist masters. Coming from a modest background, Guillaumin worked a series of odd jobs to pay for his evening drawing lessons. In 1863, he attended the Académie Suisse, where he met his lifelong friends…

    Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin Oil Painting
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    Upcoming Showplace auction highlights artifacts from the estate of celebrated film producer Martin Bregman

    Paintings, furniture, and decorative artworks from the estate of Martin Bregman and his Park Avenue apartment are highlighted in the upcoming Showplace auction. Bregman, an acclaimed American film producer known for movies like Scarface, Serpico, and other 20th-century crime dramas, died at 92. He was known for his outspoken and…

    Charles Towne Equestrian Portrait Oil on Canvas
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    New York Winter Scenes by Guy Carleton Wiggins Come To Auction

    Guy Carleton Wiggins was a landscape painter famous for his artworks featuring New York City winter scenes. The artist learned his craft from his father, Carleton Wiggins, a Barbizon-style artist. He later went on to study under prominent names like William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. Talking about his first…

    Guy Carleton Wiggins (American, 1883 - 1962) New York Storm, Columbus Circle oil on board signed lower right Guy Wiggins signed and titled verso Mid
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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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    Hamilton Sapphire Watch and Diamond Hoop Earrings Highlight Gallery 63 Jewelry Auction

    The upcoming Gallery 63 jewelry auction will feature a Cartier Panthère cuff bracelet in 18-karat yellow gold and onyx. It comprises a set of two emeralds and over 200 brilliant-cut diamonds. The first Cartier Panthère bracelet was a bespoke piece crafted in 1948 for the Duchess of Windsor using an emerald from…

    Attr. Cartier 18K YG Diamonds Panther Bracelet
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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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    Tiffany & Co. Jewels on Offer at Brunk Auctions

    Tiffany & Co. opened their first store in 1837 in New York. They were soon known for bringing luxury diamonds and fashionable jewelry to the American people. In 1886, Tiffany & Co. introduced a six-prong engagement ring setting that allowed the diamond to seemingly float above the band. Showcased in…

    Tiffany & Co. 4.71ct. Diamond Ring
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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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    Miller & Miller's online-only Watches, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction will be held on Saturday, November 21st at 9 am

    The auction is a collector’s dream, filled with luxury watches by makers such as Rolex, Omega and Patek Philippe, fine jewelry and a nice mix of decorative art. Beautiful Swiss Omega ‘Pre-Moon’ Speedmaster watch (1962, Ref. 105005-62), in a stainless steel case, engraved to the previous owner on the caseback…

    Miller & Millers online-only Watches, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction will be held on Saturday, November 21st at 9 am
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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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    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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    Rolex, Ulysse Nardin, and Patek Philippe Watches Highlight Upcoming Christie’s Auction

    The Rolex Daytona Cosmograph tracks miles per hour, starting at 50mph and going as high as 200mph, and also shows expired time. These two features, among others, make it a useful watch for race car drivers. An example of the Cosmograph from 1973 is featured in the upcoming Watches Online…

    ULYSSE NARDIN, MOONSTRUCK, ASTRONOMICAL COMPLICATIONS, 18K PINK GOLD & CERAMIC, REF. 1062-113, LIMITED EDITION NO. 033 OF 500
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    Purvis Young’s Sail Boat Scene with Sharks is one of the notable lots in the upcoming Estate Jewelry, Art, & Collectibles Auction. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Young began admiring the textures of found objects in his early career. The self-taught artist combined paintings with found materials that ranged…

    Swarovski Crystal Golden Dragon Jinlong
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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Antiques, Midcentury & Asian Estate Auction

    Known as a pioneer of modern Iranian art, calligrapher and painter Charles Hossein Zenderoudi was nominated as one of the ten most important living artists by the French journal Connaissance des Art in 1970. Since the 1990s, Zenderoudi has adopted a Minimalist approach to his works, forming a distinctive visual…

    ELENA FLEROVA (RUSSIAN, b. 1943).
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    Fall Jewelry and Watches

    Starting in the late 1930s, Oscar Heyman & Brothers became known as the “jewelers’ jeweler” for its behind-the-scenes work with brands such as Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co. Since then, Oscar Heyman has evolved to become an independent firm, notably creating pins for the Apollo 16 flight…

    Oscar Heyman, Invisibly-set ruby ring
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    Fine Jewelry, Luxury Handbags, Sterling Silver, Silver & Gold Coins

    The Presidential bracelet is one of the primary styles used for Oyster Perpetual watches, which are popular among heads of state and CEOs. It is a semi-circular, three-piece link metal bracelet, developed specifically for the Day-Date watch. One of the noteworthy lots at the upcoming auction, presented by Alex Cooper…

    A 2.50 ctw Pave Sapphire Ring in 14K Yellow Gold
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    Jewels & Watches

    Henri Rodanet (1884-1956), the descendant of a family of Parisian watchmakers, joined Jaeger LeCoultre after World War I. At the time, small wristwatches were beginning to be marketed toward women. The duo wanted to make small size lady’s watches without compromising on quality. Rodanet brainstormed the idea and came up…

    Art Deco Jaeger-LeCoultre Diamond Ladies Watch in Platinum
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    Antiques & Modern from Estates & Collections

    Kawai Musical Instruments, founded by Koichi Kawai, is a well-known piano manufacturing company in Japan. Kawai lived beside reed organ builder Torakusu Yamaha and worked under him as an apprentice. After Yamaha’s death and the diversification of the Yamaha Corporation, Kawai started his own company. The upcoming New Haven Auctions…

    Shigeru Kawai Grand Piano S-K7
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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