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World Record Set for Highest Price Ever Achieved for any Rolex Wristwatch at Auction

Rolex Auction

The Legendary Rolex “Bao Dai”, Reference 6062, Sells for CHF 5,066,000 / €4,629,817 / US$5,060,427 Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo, the world’s leading watch auction house, has set a new world record for any Rolex wristwatch at auction. Following an eight minute bidding war, between ten bidders in the room and three on the telephone, the iconic Rolex…

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Chanel Introduces the Première Camélia Skeleton Watch for Women

Chanel Premiere Camelia Skeleton

The Monsieur de Chanel was one of the more exciting watches from Baselworld 2016. A handsome watch, it was the company’s first dedicated to men and powered by the company’s first in-house mechanical movement. A year later, Chanel has unveiled its latest range of watches at Baselworld, introducing its second in-house movement and this time housed in a ladies’ timepiece,…

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Christie’s Jewels Offers the Rockefeller Emerald at Auction June 20th

Rockefeller Emerald

Christie’s New York announces The Rockefeller Emerald highlighting its June 20th Magnificent Jewels New York auction at Rockefeller Center. Sold on behalf of a private American Collector, this historically important gemstone is among the finest emeralds to be offered for sale at auction (Estimate: $4,000,000 – $6,000,000). This stunning emerald was acquired in 1930 by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. as…

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Some of World’s Largest Emeralds Hit the Auction Block April 25 in NYC

emerald necklace

Guernsey’s, the New York City-based auction house, will auction the Marcial de Gomar Collection of rare emeralds on April 25th. The event will be conducted live at the Americas Society at 680 Park Avenue with online bidding at liveauctioneers.com. Featured lots in the Marcial de Gomar Collection include: La Gloria, which, at 887 carats, is one of the largest museum-quality…

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The Original Jet-Setter: Inside the World of Pan Am

Pan Am books

Why does Pan Am’s blue globe retain its cult status although the airline went bankrupt long ago? This unprecedented analysis explores the history and strategies that created a truly triumphant brand. Pan Am: History, Design & Identity is the captivating story of a company that refused to consider anything impossible and single-handedly revolutionized air travel. From modest beginnings in the…

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Bell & Ross’s BR-X1 Tourbillon Sapphire Watch Costs $495,000

Bell & Ross's BR-X1 Tourbillon Sapphire Watch

Bell & Ross is one of the happy few that produce a sapphire crystal timepiece and are going one step further by combining the complexity of a tourbillon movement within a sapphire case. This exclusive film will give you an overview of the very complex machining process required to create the Bell & Ross BR-X1 Tourbillon Chronograph Sapphire watch. $495,000…

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