Here Are the Watch Auctions to Pay Attention to This Month
Following along with all the biggest sales
For me, May means three things: tulips, NBA Playoffs, and watch auctions (in no particular order). While the watch auction season is centered on Geneva this coming week, there are a number of watch sales across the world over the next few weeks. Here’s is a look at some of the biggest.
I’ll try to update this page as more watch sales are announced or catalogs released, so feel free to bookmark this page as your one-stop shop for auctions this season.
2022 is the Royal Oak’s 50th Anniversary, so many of these catalogs are dripping with octagonal references, but there are all kinds of vintage, modern and independent gems to be found flipping through their pages.
May 6: Phillips Royal Oak 50th
May 7-8: Phillips Geneva Auction XV
May 7-8: Antiquorum Geneva Auction
Highlights: 534 (!) lots, including Gold Rolex GMT-Master 6542; Patek Perpetual Calendar Chronograph 3970 (original owner); Patek Philippe Coin Watch
May 10: Sotheby’s Important Watches
Highlights: ‘Lemon’ Rolex Daytona
May 2-17: Christie’s Online: Geneva Edit
May 14: Watches of Knightsbridge Auction
May 17: Bonham’s Watches - London
Highlights: Original Mido ‘Rainbow Diver’
May 27-28: Phillips Hong Kong Auction XIV
May TBD: Dr. Crott Auctioneers
June 1: Heritage Auctions - Timepieces
June 11-12: Phillips New York Auction VI
Highlights: TBD, but include George Daniels Anniversary No. 00.
June 15: Sotheby’s Important Watches New York
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