5 Press Releases

Tag: Vintage Watches

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    Watches Online

    The 1970s quartz crisis—caused by cheap quartz watches produced by some Asian companies— particularly affected the Swiss watchmaking industry. At that time, Audemars Piguet challenged the market. The brand put its trust in Gerald Genta, an independent designer, to create a new style. Genta designed a steel sports watch with…

    Watches Online
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    Jean Michel Schlumberger was one of the leading jewelry designers of the 20th century. His jewelry caught the attention of Walter Hoving, the chairman of Tiffany & Co. After being offered a job at the luxury firm, Schlumberger became one of only four jewelers who have signed their creations for…

    18k Gold 3ctw Diamond Watch Bracelet
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    Important Watches

    Based on the reference 5020, which was also known as the ‘TV’ screen due to its particular cushion-shaped case design, Patek Philippe produced a variant, the reference 5021. These watches were made with pavé-set diamond bezel and lugs, chaton-set diamond marker, and black lacquer dials. So far, only two examples…

    Important Watches
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    Game Changers

    Phillips, in association with Bacs & Russo, is hosting the upcoming Game Changers auction. The sale will offer watches owned by Marlon Brando, Robert Downey Jr, and Jack Nicklaus. Also available are vintage examples of Rolex, Patek Philippe, and LeCoultre timepieces. Jack Nicklaus won 18 golf championships in his sporting…

    Patek Philippe- Pink Gold Perpetual Chronograph Wristwatch
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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