18 Press Releases

Tag: Vacheron Constantin

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    Gustave-Joseph Chéret Sculpture, Swiss Watch Displays Available at Akiba Antiques This January

    Akiba Antiques’ upcoming New Year New Design sale will particularly highlight a notable bronze sculpture by Gustave-Joseph Chéret, a French 19th-century artist. The available work shows a group of children playing, eating fruit, and drinking from goblets. The younger brother of noted poster painter Jules Chéret, Gustave-Joseph Chéret specialized in…

    Gustave Joseph Cheret (French, 1838-1894) Frolicking Children Bronze Sculpture
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    From the Everyday to the Sublime, Important Design Available With Auctions at Showplace

    Andy Warhol once said of Campbell’s Soup, the subject of some of his most well-known Pop Art pieces: “I used to drink it. I used to have the same lunch every day, for 20 years, I guess, the same thing over and over again.” The original Campbell’s works were all…

    Andy Warhol, Campbell's Soup I, Tomato F&S
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    NY Elizabeth Luxury Watch Auction Highlights Patek Philippe Nautilus

    A Patek Philippe Nautilus luxury sports watch will be highlighted in the upcoming NY Elizabeth auction. Patek Philippe’s release of the Nautilus meant competition for the Royal Oak, the steel sports watch of Audemars Piguet. Both luxury sports watches were designed by Gérald Genta. The Swiss watch designer came up…

    Patek Philippe Nautilus
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    Christie’s Brings Cartier Mystery Clock, Plus Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin Watches

    A Cartier mystery clock, known as Model A, headlines Christie’s upcoming auction. Manufactured in 1919, the piece is an early example of mystery clocks. Louis Cartier and master clockmaker Maurice Coüet, who had studied the clock designs of the famous French magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, created the clock together. Pendules Mysterieuses…

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    Timepieces by Patek Philippe and B Haas Highlight Hindman Auction

    In 1996, Patek Philippe released its annual calendar watch, which requires adjustment only once per year. The annual calendar is one of the watch’s distinctive additions. The mechanism overcomes the shortcomings of traditional watches since it utilizes a complex cam and a large lever. The upcoming timepieces auction, presented by…

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    Doyle Presents Fine Jewelry From Vacheron Constantin

    In 1755, watchmaker Jean-Marc Vacheron founded Vacheron & Constantin. It later became the first watch company to receive the Diplôme du Prestige de la France Award. In the 20th century, the company changed its name to ‘Vacheron Constantin’ and gained popularity around the globe. Vacheron Constantin watches have been worn…

    Vacheron & Constantin Gold Bracelet-Watch
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    Select Antique Jewelry & Watches

    American designer and jeweler David Webb is best known for his sculptural animal motifs and his use of textured gold, colored gemstones, and carved rock. In his early career, Webb made weekly visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he was inspired by the goldwork of the ancient world.…

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    Fine Pocket Watches

    The upcoming Fine Pocket Watches Auction, offered by Morphy Auctions, presents a selection of timepieces from several notable brands. One highlight is a Marius LeCoultre 18-karat pink gold chronograph pocket watch with the moon phases and retrograde dates marked. Below the hand-decorated gold case of the pocket watch is the…

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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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    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…

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    Abington Auction’s Late Spring Sale

    Abington Gallery Inc.’s upcoming sale features fine art from artists such as Andy Warhol and Marc Chagall, watches from Vacheron & Constantin, and a set of cognac bottles designed by Erté, along with jewelry, decorative arts, and furniture. Showcased in the auction is a yellow diamond ring. This three-stone ring…

    Andy Warhol Blackglama Screenprint in Colors
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    Spring Estates & Modern Art Auction

    The first Rolex 6542 GMT-Master was introduced in 1954 to fulfill Pan-Am Airlines’ request of a watch that could simultaneously display two time zones at once. A 24-hour hand and a rotating bezel were included in the original model. The GMT-Master was named after the Greenwich Mean Time, which could…

    James Houston for Steuben Thistle Rock w/Box
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Showplace Antique + Design Center presents a selection of estate and antique jewelry and decorative art collectibles in their upcoming auction. Featured is a pre-Columbian gold Sinú bird finial on a tube. The Sinú goldwork depicts animals and birds on the different jewelry pieces. Birds were considered particularly spiritual and…

    Ammi Phillips Portrait of Lady, Oil on Canvas
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    Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction

    Even though Bulgari created the first Serpenti jewelry design in the 1940s, it first rose to prominence in 1963 when Elizabeth Taylor was spotted on film wearing a Serpenti bracelet in Cleopatra. Drawing its inspiration from ancient Greek and Roman mythology, the coiled serpent-shaped design became an overnight success and…

    Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction
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    Jewelry and Watches Auction from Nacional Monte de Piedad

    For over eight decades, Harry Winston set the standard in fine jewelry and luxury watchmaking. From generations of young people to Hollywood legends and royals, the brand has maintained its popularity. A Harry Winston wristwatch is among the highlights of the upcoming Jewelry and Watches Auction presented by Morton Subastas.…

    JAEGER-LECOULTRE MASTER CONTROL 1000 HOURS REF. 140.2.93.S. wristwatch.
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    Fine Timepieces

    Fine timepieces offered by Hindman is bound to astonish auction buyers with the display of 146 items. This October, the curation presents prestigious brands like Patek Philippe and Rolex with over 90 wristwatches and 45 pocket watches. Displayed at the highest estimated value of $30,000 is an 18-karat white gold…

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    No-Reserve Watches

    Adding to the list of tasteful timepieces, No-Reserve Watches Auction will get off the mark with the viewers showcasing a collection of fine watches. The estimation falls under $500-$18,000, making it a pleasant deal for all collectors. Fortuna Auction features top of the line watches such as Rolex and Breitling…

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    Christie’s Watches Online: Time to Travel

    With well-known makers such as Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, and Vacheron Constantin, the upcoming Christie's Watches Time to Travel online auction will feature over 200 lots with some of the most sought after vintage and modern watches today. The 19th and 20th-century watches will be offered at all estimate…

    Christie's Watches Online - June 17563