Tag Archives: Auctions

Winston Churchill’s War Rooms desk clock heading for the auction room

Antique desk clocks don’t come much more prestigious than the one that belonged to Winston Churchill, in terms of classic British ‘memorabilia’, for want of a better word, and now the clock that took pride of place in the Cabinet War Rooms during World War II is going under the hammer.

The Map Room in the Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms near Pieces of Time Continue reading

Gen. George S. Patton’s pocket watch set for auction this month

Another Patek Philippe classic creation is up for auction. This time it’s the 1909 pocket watch given to General George S. Patton by his parents upon his graduation from West Point Academy.

A black and white image of Gen. George S. Patton wearing an antique pocket watch for sale

Continue reading