CHRISTIE’S PRESENTS: HANDBAGS & ACCESSORIES 12 JUNE, LONDON PUBLIC EXHIBITIONS: LONDON, 7 -12 JUNE 2018 HERMÈS, 1996, executed in 2009 A RARE AND UNIQUE PAINTED WHITE & RED ARDENNES LEATHER NASA RETOURNE KELLY 35 WITH GOLD HARDWARE BY TOM SACHS Estimate: £20,000-30,000 London – Following […]
CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF CHRISTIE’S ITALY MILAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY THE BEST OF ITALIAN 20TH CENTURY ART REALISING A SALE TOTAL OF € 14.7 MILLION SETTING 6 NEW WORLD AUCTION RECORDS The 6th consecutive Milan Modern and Contemporary art auction has achieved a strong total […]
The House of Harry Winston, the legendary “King of Diamonds” and international jewelry brand announces the opening of its second retail salon in Hong Kong. Located in the renowned Mandarin Oriental hotel, with this opening, the House is pleased to bring new excitement to Hong […]
PRESS RELEASE ǀ 13 APRIL 2018 ǀ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RARE WATCHES SALE IN GENEVA, 14 MAY 2018
HONG KONG: 16 – 17 APRIL
TAIPEI: 19 – 20 APRIL
LONDON: 24 – 26 APRIL
BERLIN: 25 – 29 APRIL
Geneva – Christie’s will hold its Rare Watches auction at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues in Geneva on 14 May 2018. Offering 221 timepieces spanning from 1875 to 2017, the majority consigned by private collectors mainly from Europe, with estimates ranging from CHF2,000 to CHF1,000,000, it is expected to fetch in the region of CHF 15 million.
The sale comprises three important private collections, the first, Rare Patek Philippe Timepieces from an Important Private Collection (lots 93-103), representing the most important single owner collection of modern Patek Philippe timepieces to come up for auction in recent years. The eclectic group of 11 watches comprises some of the firm’s most coveted and hard to find models, notably the “Grand Complication” reference 5208P, the highlight of the section and top lot of the auction.
The Property of an Important Swiss Private Collector, lots 136-182, includes 47 mostly contemporary wristwatches compiled by the Swiss collector over the last decade. The collection consists of a variety of brands and styles, the majority preserved in like new condition and sold with the original certificates, warranties, manual and boxes.
The third collection is from an Important Private Italian Collection, lots 199-208, exclusively Rolex wristwatches including rare models such as a Daytona “Paul Newman” ref. 6264 with original guarantee, est. CHF150,000-250,000.
An exceptionally fine and important platinum minute repeating instantaneous perpetual calendar single button chronograph automatic wristwatch with leap year indication, day and night display and moon phases
Ref. 5208P-001, circa 2011
Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong offers a night of magic and gastronomy on 8 June 2018, when celebrated French illusionist Stefan Leyshon makes his Asian debut at the hotel. For his inaugural Asian performance, Leyshon will present his Diner Secret (Secret Dinner) show, creating illusions on a 360-degree stage […]
Madame Tussauds New York will bring Bollywood to life in Times Square with an all new limited-time-only Bollywood Experience launching Tuesday April 10th. Visitors will come face-to-face with figures of some of India’s most iconic stars including Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Salman […]