4 out of the 11 chapters of the OAK Collection exhibition are dedicated to pieces of Rolex and independent brands. The vintage and contemporary museum-quality watches include special orders, ultra-rare limited editions and the most valuable examples of particular models. The four-stop exhibition world tour starts in the London Design Museum (19-25 May).
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Astonishing Patek Philippe examples make up the two-third of the OAK Collection, also home of the greatest private holding of Patek Philippe for Henry Graves Jr. timepieces. Between 19-25 May, these and dozens of the rarest watches will be on show at the London Design Museum, the first location of a four-stop exhibition tour.
On 19 May, 162 vintage and contemporary museum-quality watches of the OAK Collection embark on a four-stop exhibition world tour from the London Design Museum (19-25 May). We sum up the 11 exhibition chapters and give you updates as we participate in the pre-opening ceremony on 18 May.
Ulysse Nardin has celebrated the 175th anniversary of its foundation this year. On 15 November 2021, the company opened its new showroom and museum in Le Locle. We had a private tour with Massimo Bonfigli, Historian of the brand.
Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: XIV will be held on 5 and 7 November in Geneva. There will be two sales events on the two days with very interesting haute horlogerie rarities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Autumn/Winter season in Vienna will bring jaw-dropping cultural programs hosted by the city’s signature institutes but also popping up in the smallest backstreets. Let me share my personal selection.