Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pocket watch available from Pieces of Time

Rare pocket watch sells for 18x its estimate

An auction in May at Antiquirum’s auction house in Geneva saw an Urban Jürgensenpocket watch fetch the handsome sum of 747,750 Swiss francs in the auction of ‘Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces’, (lot 84). This was an astonishing 18 times more than the original estimated value.

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Patek Phillipe worth $2.5 sold in Hong Kong

Antique watch among world’s all-time rarest sells for $2.5 million

Vintage watches for sale don’t come much rarer than this. If you’re looking to own a piece of horological history, then it’s going to cost you. The latest example of this is a stunning Patek Philippe watch, reference No. 2499, that sold for $2.5 million at an auction in Hong Kong on May 31.

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