Silverstone to auction Richard Burton’s watch
The auction house is selling the Omega Constellation Elizabeth Taylor gave to Richard Burton in 1970, after he was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Swatch ‘superlot’ rakes in $6M
Purchased by a “European institution” for six times its pre-sale estimate, the 5,800-piece lot includes prototypes, limited and special edition watches and artwork related to the brand.
Swatch watches ‘superlot’ could sell for $1M
Exclusive prototypes, limited and special edition watches, and artwork relating to the brand’s designs are all part of the huge lot of Swatch stuff Sotheby’s is offering this April.
Elvis’ watch, loved at tender
An Omega Black Dial Constellation Calendar once owned by “The King” nearly doubled its highest estimate at a recent Antiquorum auction.
Watch owned by the 'King’ up for sale at Antiquorum
Watches given as gifts by two members of American “royalty”--an Omega Constellation owned by Elvis Presley as well as a Patek Philippe from former vice president of the United States Nelson Rockefeller--will highlight Antiquorum’s upcoming watch auction in New York.
‘Holy Grail’ of watches garners $24M
The Henry Graves Supercomplication, the most complicated watch ever made entirely by human hand, cemented its status as the most valuable watch in auction history when it sold for $24 million at Sotheby’s Geneva Tuesday.