Sotheby’s Latest Watch Auction

The auction represents a wide assortment of rare and unusual merchandise related but not limited to Rolex (there’s a little Patek Philippe and Piaget included for good measure). Plenty of watches are in the mix and they comprise the majority of what’s available, but what makes this group so enticing is the unique items one doesn’t typically associate with these venerated Swiss manufactures. These include things like a small vacuum tank used for testing the water-resistance of Rolex watches that dates to the ’70s, along with set of window displays from 1960 and a crown-shaped metal paperweight from the beginning of this decade… More here.

Some of the merchandise is as interesting as the watches themselves.

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