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Churchill’s WWII victory pocket watch sells for eight times its expected price tag at auction

Antique pocket watches for sale don’t come in much higher esteem than that of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and his was auctioned on Tuesday in London for €670,000 (£491,342).

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Pocket watches set to be stars of the show at recent Sotheby’s ‘Important Watches’ auction

Historically important and stunningly made pocket watches are set to be the stars of the show at Sotheby’s sale of Important Watches in Geneva on May 13. The auction will provide those attending, as well as collectors on the phone, an array of irresistible timepieces including a wrist watch once owned by legendary guitarist Eric Clapton.

Crossroads Festival 2010 - Crossroads Festival 2010 - Eric Clapton – Wearing an antique wrist watch.

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Hike in world’s biggest auction’s buyer premium rates revealed

Purchasing those pocket watches UK collectors admire and revere so highly from leading auction house Sotheby’s has just been made the most costly its ever been, largely down to the hike in buyer’s premiums which are funded by successful bidders.

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