Tag Archives: timepiece

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Simon Willard tall case clock, $48,800, Grogan & Company

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Simon Willard tall case clock, $48,800, Grogan & Company

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Simon Willard tall case clock chimed on time for $48,800 at an auction held December 7th by Grogan & Company in Boston, Mass. Also, a Chinese silk and metallic thread signature carpet realized $21,960; an E. Howard & Co. no. 10 figure eight […]

What's Selling on eBay: January 2017

What's Selling on eBay: January 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,513 (22 bids, 8 bidders): 1910 Sector Watch – Retrograde Jumping Time Pocket Watch – running. A rare Art Nouveau design watch with retrograde jumping time indicator. The watch is very rare; in the Dr. Crott auction in May of this year (sale 93, lot 370), a similar watch […]

Hand-curated selection of exotic, fresh-to-market timepieces to be offered by Heritage Auctions

A hand-curated selection of exotic, fresh-to-market timepieces from Patek Philippe to Piguet will be offered at auction by Heritage Auctions at an October 27 auction. Here are 10 of the unusual and highly-sought after examples the auction has to offer: 1. Universal Geneve Rare & Very Fine Ref. 881101/03 Steel Tri-Compax, circa 1960. (est. $10,000 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: King Farouk Magician Box, $1.21 million, Sotheby's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The celebrated King Farouk Magician Box timepiece, made in Geneva, Switzerland circa 1820 and attributed to Piguet & Meylan, with the goldsmith’s mark of Chenevard Jouvet & Cie, sold for $1.21 million at an Important Watches Auction held June 8 by Sotheby’s in New […]

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, […]

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. […]