Steve McQueen Rolex Submariner to be auctioned by Phillips

The Steve McQueen/Loren Janes Rolex Submariner 5513 Coming To Auction: How Long Did He Own It, How Often Did He Wear It, And How Much Survived The Fire?

Nick Gould’s interest in the upcoming Phillips auction of a Steve McQueen Rolex Submariner was piqued when he read that McQueen had worn the timepiece himself in the 1960s before gifting it to stuntman Loren Janes, as Nick could not recall seeing any photographs of McQueen wearing a Rolex before 1970. So he began to research, and this is what he found.

Julien’s Auctions Lot 240: Cartier Cloche

Jerry Lewis: Actor, Singer, Producer, Screenwriter . . . And Secret Watch Collector As This Auction Highlights

On June 22, 2018 Julien’s Auctions is set to auction thousands of items from Jerry Lewis’s life. Naturally, this auction will take place in Las Vegas where the comedian performed so often.

For the children: Unique Homage to Walter Lange to be auctioned for charity

Hands On With The Unique Piece A. Lange & Söhne Homage To Walter Lange In Stainless Steel: Tribute Through Charity

As you might expect, the Homage To Walter Lange In Stainless Steel feels light, but not overly so. At 40.5 mm in diameter it is not a small watch, but the black face and generous bezel make the watch wear a bit smaller – certainly a much tidier size than the Double Split!

You are there: ready to bid at the 2016 Only Watch Auction

Hammer Time: Expert Advice For Selling Your Watch At Auction

Many of us have seen and heard the auctioneer’s hammer crash down on the final bid of a famous well-fought-over item. What interests me – apart from the artifact itself – is the seller. Why the sale? Is this is a one-off event or does he or she have more to offer? What brought them to this hammer time? This article explores motives for and provides expert advice on selling a watch.

Dial view: Carpe Diem Only Watch unique clock from Agenhor and HEAD Genève

Why I Bought It: Carpe Diem “Only Watch” By Agenhor And HEAD Genève

Autumn 2017 constituted the third consecutive year that I traveled to Geneva to partake of the excitement that is the November auction weekend, and this time around I had the good fortune to win the very first lot in that day’s auction: the Carpe Diem clock developed by Agenhor in collaboration with design school HEAD Genève. Here’s why I bought it.

Tasty tray: an assortment of vintage Patek Philippe delights at Phillips, with the author’s Reference 1526 third from left

You Are There: Only Watch 2017 And Geneva Auction Weekend With Patek Philippe

On the weekend of November 11, 2017, it was once again time for Only Watch, the charity auction to fund muscular dystrophy research conducted under the sponsorship of His Serene Highness Albert II of Monaco. And, as in 2015, I was fortunate to be invited to join the Stern family and Patek Philippe team for the events of the weekend.

Hermès Slim d’Hermès L’Heure Impatiente unique piece for Only Watch 2017 on the wrist

All 50 Watches In The Geneva Only Watch 2017 Auction: A Feast For The Eyes! (Warning, Modem Burner)

The Only Watch auction takes place on November 11, 2017 in Geneva. Here are all the 50 unique piece watches on offer with their estimated prices. Let us know your favorite watch or watches!

Moritz Grossmann Atum Homage wristwatch and pocket watch set for Only Watch 2017

Moritz Grossmann Atum Homage Unique Piece For Only Watch 2017: Two One-Of-A-Kinds

Moritz Grossmann offers not one but two watches for the Only Watch auction, which will be held by Christie’s in Geneva on November 11, 2017. The Atum Homage set comprises a circa 1875 vintage Moritz Grossmann chronometer pocket watch made by the famous watchmaker himself plus a brand-new wristwatch counterpart emulating the historic gem.

Parting shot: the record-setting LeCoultre Deep Sea alongside the author’s Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Grande GMT

You Are There: Experiences And Lessons From The Multi-Record-Breaking Phillips’ ‘Winning Icons’ Auction In New York

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several months, you are well aware that on October 26, 2017 Phillips conducted an auction in New York City at which the Paul Newman Rolex Daytona owned by Mr. Newman himself was sold for more than $17.5 million, a record price for a wristwatch of any kind. I was fortunate to attend the auction and its attendant events: there was much more to see and some lessons to take away, about both the current state of the vintage market and bidding at auction.

Patek Philippe Reference 5208T-010 unique piece in titanium for Only Watch 2017 on the wrist

Patek Philippe Triple Complication In Titanium Reference 5208T-010 Unique Piece For Only Watch 2017: The Real Thing

Patek Philippe is one of the 50 watch brands taking part in Only Watch 2017, which will be held in Geneva on November 11, 2017. Its Lot 12, a Reference 5208T-010 Triple Complication in a titanium case, is the only 5208T-010 ever housed in a titanium case, making this one rare watch indeed.