When starting an antique collection, it can be easy to get carried away, buying the first item that you see. But if you do not choose your antiques carefully, you could end up with a collection which has gained little value over the years, and also one where the pieces have little cohesion together as a complete collection. We’ve written a list of golden rules of antique collecting to help get you started and on track with your new collection:
Here at Pieces of Time, we’ve put together a list of golden rules to bear in mind when it comes to antique collecting to help get you started and on track with your new collection:
Many celebrities, along with other personalities with substantial amounts of money at their disposal, collect things. They collect belongings like cars, houses, and other such collectibles. But not John Mayer. His passion lies in something far smaller, far more intricate, but the value of his collection is likely to trump what you’ll find in any garage of those car collectors.
The history of the watchmaker’s art is always a very exciting area. Admirers and buyers of antique pocket watches for sale will know this more than anyone else. And in order to help showcase this skill and talent for the much loved world of vintage timepieces there needs to be exhibitions like the one set to take place in Moscow this year.
Those of you who are currently interested in buying watches and time-pieces will be delighted to know that records have been breaking all week long during the watch sales in Geneva. Both Christie’s and Sotheby’s sales exceeded all expectations. The climax last night of a world record price for any vintage time piece. The Graves watch which sold for in excess of 20m SF + Commission. The last time this watch was sold at auction was…
The granddaughter of the one and only Hollywood legend Charlie Chaplin has appeared in films of her own. Films such as Wim Wenders’ Until the End of the World, Sidney Pollack’s Sabrina and The Serpent’s Kiss, alongside Ewan McGregor to name a few.
As far as vintage watches are concerned we can’t image that many collectors of fine creations such as the Bulgari Serpenti watch, which was owned by Elizabeth Taylor, would pass up the chance to acquire said item easily.