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Summer Jewels – Christie’s First Ever Online-only Jewelry Sale

Summer Jewels - Christie’s First Ever Online-only Jewelry Sale

Auctioneer Christie’s is hosting its first online-only sale of jewelry, including over 100 lots from contemporary jewelers with price points that it says will be accessible to a wide range of collectors. This glittering array of ear pendants, necklaces, bracelets, cufflinks and more is highlighted by up and coming designers Lily Gabriella and Olivia Wildenstein with […]

Patek Philippe Pink Gold Pocket Watch At Christie’s

A rare 18K gold Patek Philippe pocket watch is expected to fetch $1.5 million

On June 11 at Christie’s New York, the most important watch is going to be sold at the auction. A rare 18K gold Patek Philippe pocket watch is expected to fetch $1.5 million. Manufactured in 1898 this watch has never before been seen in public. The openface minute repeating perpetual calendar split-seconds chronograph pocket watch […]

Historic Lyons Demesne Estate Still on Sale

Lyons Demesne Estate

Georgian Manor House in County Kildare, Ireland, built in 1785 by Lord Cloncurry, and purchased in 1996 BY Dr.Tony Ryan, owner of the discount airline Ryanair, is still on sale. Its value in 2010 was $100 milion and these days it is fallen to $39milion. Dr. Ryan spent around $120 million on the restoration project. […]

Elizabeth Taylor’s First Wedding Gown Could Fetch $75,000 at Auction

Elizabeth Taylor’s First Wedding Gown Could Fetch $75,000 at Auction

Elizabeth Taylor’s first wedding dress which she wore when married Conrad Hilton Jr. in 1950 is expected to fetch up to $75,500 at a Christie’s auction in London on June 26. This oyster silk satin wedding dress designed by M.G.M. chief costume designer Helen Rose is made of 25 yards of satin with a 15-foot […]

Gerrit van Honthorst’s The Duet Could Fetch $3 Million at Christie’s

The Duet by Gerrit van Honthorst

A mustachioed man and scantily clad woman singing by candlelight will be among the stars of Christie’s Old Master Paintings sale in New York on June 5. They are depicted in “The Duet,” a 1624 painting by the Dutch master Gerrit van Honthorst that is expected to fetch $2 million to $3 million. Painted in […]

The Breitling Top Time Watch Worn by 007 and Found At Car Boot Sale at Christie’s

Sean Connery, as James Bond wore a Breitling Top Time in Thunderball Movie

The piece of memorabilia – the Geiger counter wristwatch worn by 007 in Thunderball will be object of interests for collectors around the world at Christie’s Pop Culture sale on 26 June 2013. The Breitling Top Time, first ever watch specially adapted for James Bond, was bought for £25 ($38) at a car boot sale, and now […]

World Record for Any Rolex Wristwatch Achieved in Geneva

Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 3448

Few days ago Christie’s held its Important Watches sale in Geneva which brought world record for any Rolex wristwatch at auction. This ultra rare timepiece, Rolex Ref. 4113 from 1942 sold for $1,161,436. Also Patek Philippe model, Ref. 3448 from 1981 set a new world record with the price of $1,702,044 and thus was the most […]