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07/28/14

How much will people like Ike’s Rolex?

The Rolex given to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower for his achievements as a general during World War II, including the planning of D-Day, is expected to garner as much as $1 million at auction.

07/11/14

‘Holy Grail’ of watches expected to sell for $16M

The most complicated watch ever made entirely by human hand is expected to sell for up to $16.8 million at Sotheby’s this November when the timepiece makes its first reappearance on the market in 15 years. 

07/01/14

Patek Philippes top Antiquorum’s HK sale

A platinum Patek Philippe Ref. 3979 wristwatch sold for about $468,000 at Antiquorum’s sale of Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces on Saturday, the top lot of an auction heavy with examples from the famed watchmaker. 

06/26/14

Commemorative Patek Philippe to top Hong Kong sale

A limited-edition Patek Philippe Ref. 5029 made in platinum is expected to sell for about $593,400 at Antiquorum’s June 28 sale in Hong Kong.  

06/12/14

Patek ‘Titanium Collection’ soars at Sotheby’s

A selection of unique Patek Philippe watches grouped together as “The Titanium Collection” sold for a collective $7.1 million Tuesday, surpassing the pre-sale high estimate of $4.9 million.

05/20/14

Patek Philippes set auction records at Antiquorum

Patek Philippe watches constituted the top four highest-grossing lots at Antiquorum’s recent sale in Geneva, with two of the brand’s models setting new world auction records.

05/19/14

Swiss firm invests in watch auction market

Investment firm Fides Business Partner has made a “strategic capital investment” in Antiquorum Auctioneers, the timepiece auction house announced recently.

04/14/14

Rolex, Patek Philippe top Antiquorum sale

A Rolex Ref. 6263 “Paul Newman,” named after the actor-turned-racer, sold for $231,750 at Antiquorum, more than three times its pre-sale high estimate.

04/11/14

Patek Ref. 5207P sells for $866K, sets record

Yet another watch from Patek Philippe topped a global auction and set a new world record for one of the brand’s references when it sold for $866,667 at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Tuesday.  

03/31/14

Antiquorum selling Paul Newman’s racing gear

The suit and helmet worn by actor and race-car driver Paul Newman in the 1980s is expected to sell for up to $70,000 at Antiquorum’s April 9 sale.