SVP, Head of Watches, Asia Pacific
Based in Hong Kong, Alexandre Bigler is Senior Vice President and Head of Watches at Christie’s Asia Pacific. He has almost 20 years of experience in the watch collecting industry, working as a leading auction specialist in Geneva, London, and Hong Kong, and as a consultant for the Southeast Asian watches market while based in Bangkok.
Alexandre has achieved numerous recording-breaking results at Christie’s for rare and outstanding timepieces, most recently for the Patek Philippe ref. 2523J ‘Dual Crown World Time’, which sold for US$8.5 million in Hong Kong in May 2023, and the ‘Sky Moon Tourbillon’, Ref. 6002G-001, which sold for US$5.8 million in March 2023 and became the most valuable timepiece ever sold online globally. Under Alexandre’s leadership, the Watches Department in Hong Kong achieved an auction total of US$60 million in the first half of 2023, marking the highest first half sale total for the category at Christie’s Asia.
In addition, Alexandre has been instrumental in consigning some of the world’s most prestigious private collections, including ‘The Champion Collection’ – one of the greatest assemblages of complicated and desirable contemporary wristwatches, which totalled over US$40 million; ‘The Triazza Collection’ of important Patek Philippe timepieces, which was 100% sold; ‘The Ultimate Collection’ – featuring modern and golden age timepieces from Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Rolex, and Lange & Söhne; and the ‘The Titanium and Ruby Collection’ – the most valuable single-owner collection of Patek Philippe timepieces ever offered at auction in Asia at the time.
Alexandre was born in Switzerland and is fluent in French and English.
此外，Alexandre也對全球顯赫私人名錶珍藏的委託拍賣貢獻良多，其中包括「臻極系列」，這個雲集複雜臻美現代時計的非凡珍藏，創下逾4,000萬美元的拍賣佳績。此外，悉數成交的珍藏還包括匯聚重要百達翡麗名錶的「The Triazza Collection」；集結百達翡麗、愛彼、勞力士和朗格現代及黃金時代力作的「極致系列」；以及當時亞洲拍賣史上價值最高的單一藏家百達翡麗時計私人珍藏「鈦金屬及紅寶石系列」。