In this series we showcase mechanical and artistic wonders that were especially designed for women and others originally for men that come alive on spirited ladies’ wrists. The Phillips Geneva Watch Auction X line up a number of instantly loveable pieces. We browsed the lots at the preview and selected a few.
Following the preview of the one-off dedicated pieces of participating brands from 7-9 November, the 8th edition of the biannual Only Watch charity auction is about to begin at the Four Seasons’ Hôtel des Bergues in Geneva.
Two auctions by Phillips Watches in Association with Bacs & Russo make their mark in the 2019 Fall watch sales scene. A gathering of 50 important Double Signed pieces will kick off the auction weekend on 9 November.
Antiquorum – established in 1974, Geneva – is well known for its niche in the auction world by offering collectors’ timepieces worldwide. Now the auction house has stepped in a new territory with its first jewellery auction. We visited them prior the 11 November sale.
Early in November Mark Webber visited the Porsche Centrum in Budapest to talk about his experience as a car racing driver, his collaboration with BOSS and Porsche and his love for Rolex.
In 2019, Zenith celebrates the birth of its star, the El Primero movement. Lot 136 at the Geneva Watch Auction X is a special anniversary piece, co-designed with Phillips Watches in Association with Bacs and Russo with attributes never found on Zenith watches. The sale supports the NGO Zoé4life.
The 84 pre-selected watches of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie Genève 2019 are arriving back from the world tour to Geneva to compete for the ‘Aiguille d’Or’ Grand Prix and the 18 category prizes.
In this series we showcase mechanical and artistic wonders that were especially designed for women and others originally for men that come alive on spirited ladies’ wrists. Last week I took out Zenith El Primero Revival and the ceramic Defy Classic for a stroll in the summer Vienna and the experience is well worth a dedicated chapter.
I enjoyed the buzz of the pre-holiday Formula 1 Hungarian GP weekend in the Rolex lounge – the brand is the Global Partner and Official Timepiece of Formula 1 since 2013.
TWEETS n' BITES
First ever jewellery auction at @Antiquorum Geneva today 14:30 CET - Important Modern & Vintage Jewels.
Lot 815 Aldo Cipullo Nail bracelet, gold, 1971, signed #Cipullo. He joined @Cartier in 1969 - he created many great designs, including the Nail bracelet. https://t.co/h06FThD0pf
Lot 136 at the #GWAX was a special anniversary piece, co-designed with @phillipswatches in Association with Bacs and Russo. The sale of the @ZenithWatches A386 Revival in platinum and lapis lazuli supports the NGO @zoe44life
The @OnlyWatch2019 ended with CHF 38,593,000, which is not far from the total of the former 7 editions altogether. Lot 28, Patek Philippe The Grandmaster Chime reference 6300A-010 alone was hammered CHF 31,000,000. https://t.co/AJajBDA9Qk @ChristiesInc #onlywatch2019 https://t.co/LeRqDirEE9