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Antiquorum - Exhibition at the Hotel de Paris
Economy
Antiquorum: a behind-the-scenes look at an auction house

Antiquorum has a longstanding presence in Geneva and Hong Kong, and recently opened an office in Monaco. A specialist in watches, the auction house recently branched out into jewellery. Romain Réa explains how a sale is put together.

Monday, 07 September 2020
Janine Vuilleumier
4 min read
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Auction-cover
Culture
Watch auctions' response to Covid-19

The Covid-19 crisis has driven watch auctions online. We should, however, proceed with caution. A digital platform is no substitute for the excitement of a live sale, even if this means bidding from behind a mask.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Geoffroy Ader
5 min read
Ref. 5131/1 World Time in yellow gold with enamel dial from 2009 (CHF 150,000) © Patek Philippe
Economy
Put your money where your watch is?

When financial markets head south, attention shifts to alternative investment opportunities, including timepieces. Is putting your money where your watch is a smart move or a risk?

Monday, 18 May 2020
5 min read
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2019 New York Game Changer Watches Auction
News
Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master sold for $1.95 million

After over 20 minutes of bidding from collectors across 3 continents, underscoring the enduring legacy of the most iconic actor of the 20th century, Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master reference 1675 sold for $1,952,000.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300A © Patek Philippe
Events
A Patek Philippe sets a world record at CHF 31 million

Under the hammer at Christie's on November 9th for Only Watch, the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300A sold for CHF 31 million, setting a new record for any category of watch.

Wednesday, 13 November 2019
3 min read
3
El Primero A386 Revival © Zenith
Events
The watches under the hammer at Only Watch 2019

Taking place November 9th in Geneva, the profits from Only Watch fund research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Here is a second selection from the fifty unique watches coming up for sale.

Friday, 08 November 2019
The FHH Journal editors
3 min read
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Type 20 © Breguet
Events
The watches under the hammer at Only Watch 2019

Taking place November 9th in Geneva, the profits from Only Watch fund research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Here is a first selection from the fifty unique watches coming up for sale.

Wednesday, 06 November 2019
The FHH Journal editors
3 min read
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Jean-Marie Schaller, at the head of Louis Moinet.
Events
Only Watch: the Only event of its kind

The eighth Only Watch is on November 9th in Geneva, with fifty watches crossing the block. The sale has grown beyond its original purpose as a fundraiser to become a worldwide reference for collectors.

Wednesday, 06 November 2019
5 min read
4
This Grand Complication personifies George’s approach to dial design and is simple, balanced, elegant and, above all, readable at a glance.
Events
Independent watchmakers steal the show in Geneva

For the third time, Phillips put independents front and centre of its sale, headlined by George Daniels. Connoisseurs packed the saleroom for the British auction house's May date, with the hammer coming down on several record-breaking lots.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
5 min read
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