We take a look at the tops picks from Phillip's upcoming watch auction in Hong Kong.
The auctioneer's upcoming Geneva sale features historically important watches, including a trio of Patek Philippe 1518s, as well as timepieces with intriguing backstories.
The landmark Dufour Simplicity has never before been offered at auction, until now.
Phillips will offer a Patek Philippe 1518 in stainless steel at its Geneva watch auction in November 2016, with an estimate of over US$3m.
A Patek Philippe 2499 third series in pink gold sells for a record-setting US$2.54m at Phillips in Hong Kong, while Eric Clapton's Patek 5004 fetches over US$800,000.
Phillips' second Hong Kong watch sale has over 380 lots, encompassing both vintage and modern timepieces.
Phillips will soon offer a unique Patek Philippe ref. 5004 in platinum that was originally owned by Eric Clapton. See it here in unparalleled detail.
The Singapore preview exhibition of Phillips "The Hong Kong Watch Auction: Two" takes place in Singapore this weekend, May 7 and 8.
Phillips and SJX are pleased to bring you highlights from the upcoming Hong Kong sale at the preview exhibition in Singapore on May 6, 2016.
Phillips' starts its watch auction season with Start-Stop-Reset dedicated to vintage steel chronographs, followed by The Geneva Watch Auction: Three.