Auction

Part 1: The Patek Philippe “Advanced Research” Fortissimo Ref. 5750P

They love timepieces and make no secret of it: get to know our horology enthusiasts Philippe and Alexander in conversation. The elephant in the room Philippe: You can’t talk about Patek Philippe’s new Advanced Research Minute Repeater without first talking…

The Most Expensive Patek Philippe Wristwatches of All Time

Patek Philippe watches are never cheap – but just how expensive can they get? We took a journey back through time to uncover the most expensive Patek Philippe wristwatches ever to sell at auction. Let’s climb our way up the…

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ONLY WATCH 2021: The Auction’s TOP 10 Highest Results

Last Saturday, the Only Watch 2021 auction took place. At Christie’s in Geneva, 53 unique pieces designed especially for the event were put up for auction. The proceeds will go towards research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In the following, we…

The Most Expensive Rolex Wristwatches Of All Time

Rolex is the most well-known and revered horology house on the planet. Owning a Rolex is the ultimate symbol of prosperity in the western world. But just how much wealth do these watches actually involve? It’s time to discover the…

ONLY WATCH 2021: The Highlights

Switzerland’s watch manufactures have presented their unique pieces for the Only Watch Auction 2021. The Only Watch initiative annually auctions off extraordinary timepieces, which have been produced solely for this event. The proceeds go towards research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy.…

Rolex Paul Newman Daytona Ref. 6263 “Big Red” Sold At Auction

The Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 “Big Red”, which belonged to the legendary racing driver and actor Paul Newman, has been auctioned by the Phillips auction house in New York for 5,475,000 US-Dollars. In 2017, the Rolex Daytona “Paul Newman” Ref.…

Ressence and Sotheby’s Competition: Winning Watch sold

Contemporary and independent watchmaker Ressence has sold its unique timepiece, created in collaboration with Sotheby’s, of the #WatchesAgainstCovid19 competition. The winning watch, Raymond Ramsden’s Type 1 Slim “Artyon & Finlay”, sold for 45,500 Swiss francs, and was purchased by an online…

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How to Become a Watch Designer for the New Ressence Type 1 Slim

Independent watchmaker Ressence and Sotheby’s Watch Division are joining forces against coronavirus (Covid-19) and launch a competition to design a unique watch. Watch enthusiasts have the chance to create their own interpretation of one of Ressence’s latest models, the Type…

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The world’s most expensive watch – Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime 6300A-010 ‘Only Watch’

This year’s ‘Only Watch’ charity-auction has become a double record breaker. Not only that it has in its 8th edition collected almost as much proceeds as in the past 13 years together: Also, the most expensive watch was sold, that…