News about Steel Collectibles
Christie’s Oct. 27 Watches Online sale tempts with Patek, Rolex, Cartier
DUBAI – Christie’s presents Watches Online: The Dubai Edit, running from October 13 to 27, where collectors – and those prepared to risk catching the bug – will discover 211 exceptional lots. Three watches hint at Christie’s strength of curation – Patek Philippe Ref. 5102G Celestial, a white gold astronomical wristwatch that borrows the principle of […]
Morphy’s rolls out rare coin-ops, mechanical music, antique advertising, Nov. 4-6
DENVER, Pa. – At the turn of the 20th century, a pocketful of nickels or quarters was all a patron needed for thrills and entertainment at a saloon, amusement arcade or gambling house. Remarkably, the price to operate the ingenious machines that once filled a room with music or paid out a jackpot has not […]
Dupain, Chambi star in Swann Oct. 21 photographs auction
NEW YORK — The Thursday, October 21 sale of Fine Photographs at Swann Galleries will offer exceptional examples from the medium’s brightest practitioners. Works will include those made in the nineteenth century through the modern era. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Skinner to host standout sales of watches & clocks, Oct. 20 + 22
MARLBOROUGH, Mass.— This October the Clocks, Watches & Scientific department at Skinner will feature two distinct sales: a timed online auction that closes October 20, and a live auction, Fine Horology: The Estate of David G. Newsom, on October 22. View the fully illustrated catalogs on LiveAuctioneers.