Christie’s offers a wide range of buying and selling opportunities for new and established watch collectors around the world. With our 2014 global watch sales totalling $124 million, Christie’s has established itself as the global market leader for watch auctions.
WHO WE ARE
Through live auctions, private sales and our online retail destination, Christie’s Watch Shop, collectors can easily access a wide selection of the finest vintage and modern timepieces from Patek Philippe, Rolex, Greubel Forsey, Breguet and Vacheron Constantin, among many others.
A HISTORY OF EXCELLENCE
Christie’s is honored to have been associated with some of the finest watch sales throughout the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, with many notable auctions within the last decade, including the Patek Philippe 175th Anniversary Sale in 2014, the Gordon Bethune Collection in 2012, the Millennium Collection in 2010 and A Connoisseur’s Vision, which was sold over a series of auctions from 2009–2010. From exceptional collections to rare, individual timepieces, Christie’s is the auction house of choice for the discerning watch connoisseur.
CONNECT WITH US: BUYING AND SELLING OPPORTUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD
With sales in Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, New York and Shanghai, Christie’s auctions provide unique opportunities for both buyers and sellers; buyers have the opportunity to acquire timepieces sourced from every corner of the globe, while sellers benefit from our auctions’ ability to command the attention of the world’s top collectors. In advance of the auctions, Christie’s produces exceptionally well-researched catalogues featuring every timepiece in the sale, in addition to exhibitions where individuals can examine and try on a wide range of watches.
At Christie’s, we recognize that collectors are often looking for a specific watch, or are seeking to sell a timepiece outside of the auction timeline. With Christie’s Private Sales, our dedicated team of watch specialists can work with you to either source or sell timepieces in the strictest confidence utilizing our global network of collectors. To learn more about our Private Sales offerings, please contact Christie’s International Head of Watches, John Reardon, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christie’s Watch Shop
Christie’s Watch Shop is an online retail hub that features the world’s best vintage watches. Browse and buy on the spot, with free shipping and no additional commission fees. Prices start at $2,000 for a wide range of watches by Breguet, Cartier, Rolex, Omega, IWC and more.
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