In London antique pocket watches sell for healthy but deserved amounts every day but there can be no argument that as far as watches go the Henry Graves Supercomplication pocket watch is the master of them all. This simply magnificent movement combines the Renaissance ideal of the unity of beauty with craftsmanship and the apex of science.
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’sSabrinaandThe 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.
While it is now a straightforward affair to buy pocket watches for sale in London, or anywhere else for that matter, the unlikely accolade for the positive impact on the popularity of watches hundreds of years ago has gone to farmers. This, to many people, will come as quite a surprise indeed. Let us explain.
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While vintage watches in London’s Sotheby’s continue to sell on a frequent basis the latest news will certainly whey the appetites amongst their Asian bidders for fine watches next month. While the October 8 important watches sale isn’t anticipated to beat the HK$221.5m (£18m+) record set by the house in 2013, the 450 lots for 2014 are projected to achieve a total of at least HK$110m.