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    Car auction Week 2017

    Posted 2017-08-22
    For car enthusiasts, the most anticipated week has just ended. The auctions of Mecum, Gooding and Bonhams have just finished. Car collectors had some magnificent cars to bid for. Mecum offered over 600 cars at their auction this year which is more...
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    Positive outlook for 2017 car market

    Posted 2016-08-22
    The most important auction week of the year has just ended. Sellers and collectors held their breaths in expectation for the results of the Pebble Beach Auctions. Both can relax and look at a bright 2017. Demand is stable on a high level with unbr...
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    Auction Season

    Posted 2016-08-12
    The summer is unfortunately winding down but with the release of inventory details for the upcoming fall auctions we have something to look forward to. Everything from new production cars to extremely limited and exclusive super cars dating back d...
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    10 Classics, Exotics and Racers Up For Grabs at Mecum Auctions, Monterey 2016

    Posted 2016-07-26
    When it comes to the classic car market, Monterey is where the big cars go and it’s where the market’s biggest players go to buy and sell them. During that much-anticipated week in August, more cars change hands for prices over a million dollars t...
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    Zenith El Primero Lefty Piece Unique Watches

    Posted 2011-07-28
    A pair of watches this nice begs the question, "why did Zenith only make one of each?" I don't really know the answer to that, but anticipate if they are well-received Zenith will make more (that are similar but not exactly the same). This duo of ...
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    Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Dove Piece Unique Watch

    Posted 2011-07-14
     While this watch is totally unique, the Metier d'Art collection from Vacheron Constantin is an ongoing range of beautiful watches that exhibit art on the dial of these classic pieces. The "Dove" watch as it is called, was specially created to be ...
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    F.P. Journe Centigraphe Sport Watch In Aluminum & Rubber

    Posted 2011-05-17
    This is not a watch that I would have expected F.P. Journe to produce - though it is interesting. It is also not a watch that I thought would be sold in the way that it will be offered - at least for the first piece. Let's talk about the watch fir...
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    Rare Patek Philippe Minute Repeater Watch Sold By Cartier Up For Auction

    Posted 2011-03-03
    Made for an older New York business man in 1946, this bespoke, one-of-a-kind Patek Phillipe Reference 2419 was sold through Cartier. Still owned by the family of the original owner, the watch will now be offered for auction via Antiquorum in New Y...
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    Patek Philippe Caliber 89 Most Complex Pocket Watch On Planet Sells For Over $5 Million

    Posted 2009-11-19
    Shy of estimates that I wrote being close to $6 million, the recent Antiquorum auction of the ultra rare Patek Philippe Caliber 89 pocket watch, still resulted in a big number. The Caliber 89 pocket watch was made in 1989 and remains the most comp...
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    £308,000 of DIY

    Posted 2009-10-30
    At RM's London classic car auction this was the "standard" fare of painstakingly restored Aston Martins, Ferraris and Mercedes Gullwings . The hall glistened and gleamed with well polished beauties. The star of the show, however, turned out to be ...