Tag Archives: Wristwatch

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: 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, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Patek Philippe wristwatch, $10,455, Cowan's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Patek Philippe Calatrava wristwatch with Tiffany & Company band in 18kt yellow gold sold for $10,455 at a Fine Jewelry & Timepieces Auction held Dec. 6 by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Oh. Also, a set of 18kt yellow gold parure with pietra dura […]

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: Men's Longines watch, $50,600, Cottone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Men's Longines watch, $50,600, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Men’s Longines watch, $50,600, Cottone Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare and handsome men’s Longines wristwatch, purchased in the 1940s and descended in the same family ever since, sold for $50,600 at an Advertising, Scientific and Art Auction held May 31 by Cottone Auctions in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 6-ct. emerald cut diamond, $464,500, Leslie Hindman

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 6-ct. emerald cut diamond, $464,500, Leslie Hindman

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 6-ct. emerald cut diamond, $464,500, Leslie Hindman Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 6.06-carat emerald cut diamond of rare Type Iia D color and potentially flawless clarity, sold for $464,500 at a Fine Jewelry & Timepieces Auction held April 6-8 by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Ill. […]