Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale 2017 will take place on 2 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.Leading the sale is an Extremely Fine and Important Sapphire Tonneau-Form Skeletonized Tourbillon Wristwatch RM56-02 by Richard Mille, alongside a strong and diverse line-up of vintage masterpieces and independent innovations across the spectrum. In fact, it’s one of three early Submariners in the auction. Follow Favorite. Four decades on, he continues to produce watches using artisanal and traditional methods. Come back regularly for the most up-to-date sales listing. Beijing. 4030, which is based on the Zenith El Primero movement. The estimate is HK$2.0-3.2m, or about US$258,000-413,000. Essentially a far more complicated version of the Double Split of 2004, the Triple Split is restrained in style and refined in mechanics, resulting in a watch that is just 0.3 mm thicker than the Double Split. At Christie’s we also recognize that collectors are often looking for a specific watch, or are seeking to buy or sell a timepiece outside of the auction season. Watches Weekly. Founded by Michel Parmigiani in 1996, the brand makes timepieces of notably impressive quality, even though its recent designs are a hit or miss. Sort By. 5990/1A, Phillips Hong Kong Watch Auction Preview Hits the Road, Patek Philippe 2499 Becomes Most Expensive Watch Ever Sold in Asia. Showing 297 lots . Corum. 116520 showing no change in color, lot 2229 is a P series ref. 16528 in yellow gold powered by the cal. Geneva , November 8, 2020. This example is from 1959, and is handsome despite showing signs of age. The black gilt dial has cracked surface lacquer, a phenomenon, like all else in vintage Rolex collecting, nicknamed “spiderwebbing”. Show Lot. Browse current and upcoming auctions at Sothebys Hong Kong. 2499, third series signed “Tiffany & Co.”. Unprecedented Participation with a Record Number of 1,600 Bidders from 60 Countries Through All Channels, the Most in Any Auction Held by Phillips in Asia in Company History. Sotheby’s Auction in Hong Kong Features 118.88-Carat Burmese ‘Royal Blue’ Sapphire. The preview exhibition is open daily from October 3-8 at the New Wing of the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). But with strong demand in Asia for vintage watches – in fact a good number of the priciest vintage watches are bought by Asian collectors – historical timepieces are slowly but surely taking up more space in the catalogue. Subscribe to get the latest articles and reviews delivered to your inbox. Sotheby’s Hong Kong showcases an array of highlights across various sales at today media preview, releasing the sale calendar and selected lots to be featured in the upcoming fall auction. This week’s sale focuses on a fascinating selection of clocks. Hong Kong, 15 March 2019 Sotheby's Hong Kong Important Watches Spring Sale 2019 will take place on 3 April at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Sotheby's. The leading lot this season was a Rolex with lapis lazuli hardstone dial, which sold for HK$25.4m - more than five times its presale estimate. Only six pink gold third-series watches are known, across a total production run (encompassing all series) of well over 300. With its auctions earlier in the year having been delayed due to the pandemic – and supplemented by weekly online sales – Sotheby’s has resumed its traditional schedule and the fall auction season in Hong Kong is now in full swing. Sotheby's. Introduced only in 2018, the Triple Split was the first, and is still the only, wristwatch able to record twin elapsed times in seconds, minutes, and hours. 5/F, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway BUYING AND SELLING WATCHES AT BONHAMS. This Royal Oak is estimated at HK$200,000 to HK$400,000, or US$25,500 to US$51,000. Browse and bid online, or contact our salerooms in London, New York, Paris, Hong Kong, Geneva and worldwide. Showing 252 lots . The Royal Oak appears to be on its way to catching up, slowly but surely, which is why this is likely to sell closer to the high estimate than the low one. It was the result of a wide-ranging collaboration across the watch industry, backed by 20 brands, including Rolex, Patek Philippe and Omega. And the dial, which is probably solid gold, is decorated with guilloche and applied chapter rings, while the hands are Parmigiani’s signature lance shape. Largely focused on tourbillon watches of all stripes since the beginning, Mr Preziuso is perhaps most widely known for being behind the Harry Winston Opus 2, which was a tourbillon naturally. This automatic watch features a remarkably slim profile and is a rare model where it is one of fewer than 10 in any metal to appear at auction. The top lot of the April 2 Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale is an 88.22-carat flawless D color type IIa oval brilliant diamond with an estimate of $11.2 - 12.7 million. The secular perpetual calendar was made in a range of styles of varying appeal, but particular example has a classical, attractive design, with a platinum case featuring teardrop lugs as well as Breguet numerals on the dial. The auction starts at 4:00 pm (GMT+8) on Friday, October 9, 2020, taking place at Sotheby’s offices in Pacific Place. A Patek Philippe 2499 third series in pink gold sells for a record-setting US$2.54m at Phillips in Hong Kong, while Eric Clapton's Patek 5004 fetches over US$800,000. And that appeal is further enhanced by the uncommon Tiffany & Co. signature at six o’clock, just above the AP logo, indicating the watch was originally sold by the American jeweller (which once upon a time retailed a great variety of watches beyond its own house brand and Patek Philippe). Hall 1, New Wing, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre Hong Kong & New York Phillips, Sotheby’s & Christie’s Watch Auctions. Highlights: Sotheby’s Hong Kong Watch Auction A lapis Daytona, independents, and more. This watch includes the original presentation box and guarantee. 26-28 November, 10am-7pm . It’s estimated at HK$4.0-8.0m, or about US$516,000-1.03m. Starting in Singapore, then Geneva and Taipei. The full catalogue is available online here. Auction 29 November 2020. A good example of his mechanical creativity is the secular perpetual calendar that made its debut in 1996 – the first of its kind in a wristwatch. The Hong Kong Watch Auction: XI Hong Kong Auction 29 November 2020. The dial is surprisingly clean for a perpetual calendar, because Mr Andersen cleverly installed most of the calendar indications on the back. The Singularity of the Asian Market and Hong Kong Watch Auctions. Already the 2499 is a tremendously desirable watch, being rare, historically important (being one of the earliest, serially produced chronographs with perpetual calendar), as well as handsomely sized at 37.5mm in diameter, making it eminently wearable even by modern tastes. But what is surprising is that it is a third-series ref. Limited to 100 pieces, the Triple Split sold out swiftly after its launch, and is relatively uncommon now. Shanghai. Phillips Watches will be having their last 2 sales of this season in Hong Kong & New York.Christie’s & Sothebys will have their last auction in New York only First up is Phillips on 25-26 November 2019 in Hong Kong, see their catalogue by following this link… 18K yellow … 819. The top lot of the auction is Cosmograph Daytona ref. For a detailed explanation of the watch, click here. HK$15 – 25 million / US$1.9 – 3.2 million. Marc Newson. We invite you to visit our Watch Shop to browse a selection of watches currently available for private sale. The lugs in particular retain the pronounced lengthwise flute on their top edge. Preceded by sales of wine, art, and jewellery, Important Watches takes place in Hong Kong in two days – at 4:00 pm on October 9. 801. The Triple Split’s retail price was just over US$156,000 when it was available, which means it can still be had for below retail if the hammer price stays within the estimate. October 5, 2020 . Lot 2311 – Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ref. The Tourbillon Royal has an estimate of HK$200,000-320,000, or around US$25,800-41,300, a rock-solid value proposition given the level of craft and cost of materials. The week presents a refreshed calendar that will bring an exciting series of sales, preview exhibitions and unique experiences to the world's foremost art and luxury collectors and connoisseurs. The clock also incorporates many of the defining elements of Parmigiani wristwatches. It was a big deal in the auction world this week when Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo achieved sales of $18.8 million during its Hong Kong Watch Auction: Nine. But the highlight is the dial. Riding on the success of their previous auctions, Sotheby's commences the second part of the year with a live auction in Hong Kong on October 9, 2020. WATCH BOUTIQUE; NEWS; ABOUT US. Joan Cornellà Announces Return to Hong Kong for Biggest Solo Exhibition in the City: "My Life Is Pointless by Joan Cornellà" will feature 48 of the Spanish artist's works. A way to share and manage lots. This watch has a low estimate of US$1.5m for three crucial reasons. Realising an Industry-Leading 99% Sold Rate by Value. L132.1 inside is a major achievement in chronograph movements, but also traditionally finished, as exemplified with the many intricately finished steel levers. Session 1 (Lot 801-931) 12:00pm HKT. H. Moser & Cie. Ref. Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale 2018 will take place on 2 October at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This was brought to you in collaboration with Sotheby’s. Known for his inventive complications and unique bespoke watches, Svend Andersen was a pioneer in independent watchmaking. The bezel of the square face is double stepped and knurled by hand to create an extremely fine fluting. TOP LOTS PRICE LIST. This event features exceptional colored gems that are sure to take center stage at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in which the event is to be held. Phillips presents The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE on 25-26 November 2019, featuring rare vintage and contemporary watches from Patek Philippe, Rolex, Vacheron Constantin, Breguet and more Double-signed early Royal Oaks are extremely uncommon, regardless of the retailer signature, with only a handful having come up at auction. The full catalogue is available online here. It was most probably acquired by Mr Preziuso as an ebauche and then intricately decorated with a hand-engraved granular finish on the bridges. Last November, two Simplicity wristwatches were auctioned at New York and Geneva. We hold sales in Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong and New York throughout the year. Viewing . 5402ST “B-Series”, signed “Tiffany”. Introduced in 1966, the Beta 21 was Switzerland’s answer to the quartz movement developed by Seiko. And with its value have risen almost 10-fold from the original retail price and reached a stable level, the Simplicity has become a regular feature at auctions. Povey’s Picks: Sotheby’s Important Watches Hong Kong 11 July 2020 (L-R) Lot 2230 is a late Z series ref. The movement in the Preziuso pocket watch does not have a constant-force mechanism, and have several notable differences from the UJS movements, including the shape of the tourbillon bridge. Auction Totaled CHF 7.02 Million Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces. The case is notably well preserved, retaining its original form as well as bevels along the lugs. Iwasko found out in March that Sotheby’s Hong Kong was about to sell a Simplicity watch, under Lot 2299, at the Important Watches auction on April 3. 6536/1 is a “Small Crown” Submariner, named after the size of its screw-down crown. (Photo: Sotheby's) The famed street artist created the artwork in 2005 and is part of a series collectively known as the "Crude Oils" which makes up of "remixes" of canonical artworks. Nearly all perpetual calendar watches can automatically adjust for leap years, which happen once in four years, but they cannot do the same for a secular leap year – which accumulates from the slight errors of adding a day every four years. Sotheby’s is honored to present the Hong Kong Watches Online auction opening from 19 to 26 November. 30 and 31 October, 11 am - 6pm. The bracelet also exhibits a fair amount of looseness. Sotheby's Hong Kong serves customers worldwide. Rolex installed the Beta-21 in the ref. Details: Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale 2016 When: Public Exhibition, 30 September to 4 October; Auction, 5 October Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre www.sothebys.com 116520 from 2000, however, with a much more pronounced yellow coloration on the dial Estimate HK$20,000 - 40,000 Sold for HK$5,750. China. And the sale naturally the usual suspects, with the headline watch being a possibly-unique Rolex Daytona “Zenith” with a lapis lazuli dial, and perhaps the most intriguing being a quartz Rolex Beta 21 in white gold that might be one of a kind. Hong Kong watch auctions tended to be populated, at least in numbers, by modern complicated watches and the odd example of independent watchmaking. But with strong demand in Asia for vintage watches – in fact a good number of the priciest vintage watches are bought by Asian collectors – historical timepieces are slowly but surely taking up more space in the catalogue. Patek Philippe . And now it carries an estimate of HK$240,000-320,000, or about US$31,000-41,300. One of the more unusual offerings in the sale is a table clock by Parmigiani Fleurier. The Submariner is estimated at HK$800,000 to HK$1.3m, or US$102,000 to US$166,000. It’s made of lapis lazuli and matched with diamond indices, and a perfect match for the yellow gold case and bracelet. Sotheby's has rescheduled its marquee Hong Kong sales to July, shifting them back to the city from New York. 5013P platinum tonneau-shaped automatic minute repeater will lead Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale on October 5. Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery is located on the 5th floor of One Pacific Place. Now, the luxury auction house’s Hong Kong arm has revealed plans for another high-end sale. Having just sold a platinum Rolex Daytona “Zenith” with a lapis lazuli dial for over US$3.2 million (and another one with a mother-of-pearl dial before that), Sotheby’s continues its streak of rare and possibly unique Rolex Daytonas. Sotheby's auction of important collector watches, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center The Hong Kong Watch Auction: EIGHT Hong Kong Auction 28 May 2019. The highlight is undoubtedly a Tiffany-signed, third series Patek Philippe ref. The rest of the catalogue is available here. We invite you to visit our Watch Shop to browse a selection of watches currently available for private sale. The circa 2004 watch … Christie's Autumn Auctions Hong Kong will take place between 27 November-5 December. A lot of more important vintage watches are coming up for sale during the upcoming Hong Kong & New York watch auctions.. Phillips Watches will be having their last 2 sales of this season in Hong Kong & New York.Christie’s & Sothebys will have their last auction in New York only The total estimates of the past two seasons were in excess of HK$100m, while this season fell to HK$87m. Fortunately the cosmetic condition of the case and bracelet can be restored at AP, albeit at considerable cost. Sotheby's biannual sales series in Hong Kong are held in April and October featuring auctions of Chinese Works of Art, Chinese Paintings, Contemporary Art, Modern Art, Modern & Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Important Watches and Wine. Hong Kong, 4 September 2019 With a desire to curate a sale which includes the very best examples of vintage and modern horology, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale 2019 has gathered together an exceptional collection of watches from the world’s most renowned manufacturers. 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