Tag Archives: Rolex

Vintage Watches

Vintage Watch

Those who owned one were likely to wear it and have it serviced over the years, when parts were frequently replaced (such as bezel inserts and crowns), and perhaps the luminous material on the dial or hands was refreshed for better night visibility – all with the goal of making the watch a more effective […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ watch, $578,100, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ watch, $578,100, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Rolex Daytona Ref. 6241 ‘Paul Newman’ 18kt gold chronograph watch having a ‘John Player Special’ dial with gold subdials, sold for $578,100 at an auction held Dec. 5-6 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Tiffany Studios Poppy table lamp, with a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Paul Newman’s Rolex wristwatch, Phillips/Bacs & Russo, $17.75 million

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Paul Newman’s Rolex wristwatch, Phillips/Bacs & Russo, $17.75 million

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The late actor Paul Newman’s Rolex, the “Paul Newman” Daytona, sold for $17.752 million at an auction held October 26th by Philips, in association with watch auction house Bacs & Russo, in New York City. It was a new world record price paid for […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex “Bao Dai” watch, $5.06 million, Phillips

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex “Bao Dai” watch, $5.06 million, Phillips

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The Rolex Reference 6062 “Bao Dai” wristwatch, named for a previous owner, Bao Dai, the last emperor of Vietnam, sold for $5.06 million at an auction held May 13th by Phillips (based in New York City), in conjunction with Bacs & Russo, in Geneva, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Cartier Mystery Clock, $504,500, Sotheby’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A platinum, yellow gold, rock crystal, onyx, mother-of-pearl and diamond-set Mystery Clock made in 1929 for Cartier, designed by Maurice Couet, sold for $504,500 at an Important Watches Auction held Dec. 7 by Sotheby’s in New York City. Also, a massive open-face Patek Philippe […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rolex men's wristwatch, $9,775, Jeffrey S. Evans

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Rolex Datejust Presidential gold and diamond men’s wristwatch sold for $9,775 at a Fine & Decorative Arts Auction held April 30 by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates in Mt. Crawford, Va. Also, a Pablo Picasso signed limited-edition print, titled La Bouteille du Rohm, […]

Jeffrey S. Evans Antiques, Fine & Decorative Arts Auction April 30

CRAWFORD, VA, April 4, 2016 Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will hold a cataloged auction of fine and decorative arts on April 30 beginning at 9:30 am ET. The large auction consists of a diverse range of offerings and features Virginia, Mid-Atlantic, and New England collections and estates, including objects from the private collection of […]

The Wristwatch

Collecting with Jeff By Jeff Figler When I was in China a few years ago, there was a gentleman in my traveling group that owned a print shop in the Phoenix area. From an outside vendor he negotiated to buy 50 Rolex watches, one for each of his employees for about a dollar a piece. […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Louis Apol oil painting, $16,000, Richard D. Hatch

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Louis Apol oil painting, $16,000, Richard D. Hatch

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Louis Apol oil painting, $16,000, Richard D. Hatch Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A 45 inch by 32 inch winter landscape original oil painting in a period gilt frame by Dutch artist Louis Franciscus Hendrik Apol (1850-1936) sold for $16,000 at an auction held May 23-24 by Richard D. […]