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    Christie’s Watches – Autumn Season CalendarHong Kong – Dubai – Geneva – New York

    Live and online auctions featuring rare and exceptional watches, many fresh-to-market, large selection from prestigious private collections, to resonate with the global collecting community. Plus this year’s edition of Only Watch, the celebrated biennial charity auction. 11 September 2023 – The dates are set for 5 live and 4 online auctions this autumn, sales which will further confirm the […] More

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    Speake Marine Ripples Bleu Royal

    SPEAKE MARIN announces its participation in the 2023 edition of the ONLY WATCH charity auction to take place in Geneva on November 5th. For the fourth time in a row, the independent House of Haute Horlogerie contributes to the cause with a specifically created watch, under the impetus of Mrs. Christelle Rosnoblet, CEO and President […] More

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    Christie’s presents The Master of Simplicity

    Master artisan-craftsman, independent watchmaker, ‘primus inter pares’: Philippe Dufour celebrated his 75th birthday on June 3rd, 2023. This unique model, commissioned by an important collector, is dated June 3rd 2021, when Dufour turned 73. It will be auctioned by Christie’s Geneva at a Live Sale on 6 November – estimated CHF600,000-1,200,000. Geneva, 8 June 2023 – It […] More

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    The Art of F.P. Journe

    ACHIEVING CHF 13.7 Million / US$ 14.1 Million Geneva – The first ever dedicated auction for a living independent watchmaker, The Art of F.P. Journe, was 100% sold at Christie’s Geneva on May 12, realising CHF13,665,300 / US$14,120,810 or approximately CHF350,000 per watch. Clients from 20 countries across 4 continents participated in the sale. EMEA represented […] More

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    Christie’s Geneva Rare Watches: Featuring bespoke Rolex pieces made for The Sultan of Oman

    Four rare Rolexes, designed for the Sultan of Oman in the 70s and 80s. Clockwise (fltr): Sea-Dweller Ref. 1665, Daytona Ref. 6263, Daytona Ref. 6265, Daytona Ref. 6269. Geneva, 4 May 2023 – Following the success of Christie’s Geneva watch auctions in November 2022, which totalled CHF 55,548,348 and had sell-through rates of 100% and 99.11%, Christie’s is proud to […] More

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    Christie’s Live Auction Important Watches – Various Owners | 165 lots | low estimate HK$ 188 million

    Hong Kong, 5 May 2023 – The Hong Kong Important Watches Sale, taking place on 26 May, will feature remarkable examples from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries that are as captivating as they are extraordinary and unique. This Live auction showcases two spectacular pocket watch masterpieces: an Audemars Piguet Ref. 25630 ‘Grand Complication’ with a pavé diamond-set dial, and the oldest known Patek Philippe miniature watch with […] More

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    Christie’s – The Art of F.P. Journe live auction on May 12th

    The Art of F.P.Journe live auction on May 12th at the Hotel des Bergues in Geneva presents a unique opportunity to acquire a timepiece by one of the most important independent watchmakers of our time, each one of the 40 timepieces is exceptional, a testament to Journe’s relentless pursuit of perfection. “Watchmaking is like a long wall. What […] More

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    Christie’s – The AP Royal Oak of Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

    Dubai, 17 April 2023 – From 24 April to 4 May, Christie’s Watches Online: The Dubai Edit celebrates springtime with a vintage marvel: the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ref. 4100BA ‘Maktoum Dial’, dating from 1980 (Est: US$30,000-50,000). The Royal Oak, widely considered one of the most influential designs of all time, was originally designed by Gerald Genta for Audemars Piguet. The […] More

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    Christie’s Hong Kong Poised to Set New Records in May

    After the record breaking sale of a Patek Philippe ‘Sky Moon Tourbillon’at HK$ 45.5 million in March – the most valuable timepiece sold online globally – Christie’s Hong Kong is preparing to engage the watch world again with two live auctions in May. With a combined low estimate exceeding HK$ 270 million, the highest low estimate […] More

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    Ineichen Auctioneers – the Independents Project

    As many of you already know, my commitment to finding new small creative brands and independent watchmakers has always been important. This is the reason why is a true honor for me to share the same philosophy with Ineichen Auctioneers. Explain the value and difference between a timepiece produced by an independent watchmaker and an […] More

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    Christie’s sets global record for the most expensive watch auctioned online

    The Patek Philippe ‘Sky Moon Tourbillon’ achieved US$ 5.8 million / HK $45.4 million Christie’s Hong Kong Top Of The Time Watches Online. Totalled HK$65,811,600 / US$8,420,555 93% Sold by Lot | 131% Hammer Above Low Estimate Results Highlight a Strong Start to the Watch Season for Christie’s Hong Kong Remains a Major Global Collecting […] More

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    Christie’s – The Largest Thematic Auction of F.P. Journe Watches

    Geneva, 2 March 2023 – A unique moment in horology history, never has such an array of F.P. Journe timepieces been brought together in one auction to celebrate a single independent watchmaker. Amongst the emblematic references offered at The Art of F.P. Journe auction are a platinum Tourbillon Souverain with superb jade dial; a superb example of the ‘Pré-Souscription’ platinum Chronomètre à Résonance; the iconic Centigraphe Souverain with “Ferrari red […] More

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