If you happen to be in Hong Kong then you will not want to miss Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale 2011 that will take place on 6 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. With over 470 lots of watches dating back from 1800's to present this upcoming sale promises great treasures for the discerning watch collector.
Vanessa Herrera, Head of Watches, Sotheby’s China and Southeast Asia, says, “Following our record-breaking successes, this sale asserts the unparalleled growth of our Asian team and watch auction market. This sale will tantalise collectors with a feast of complicated vintage Patek Philippe wristwatches, led by the exceptionally rare Ref. 1518 in 18k pink gold, all sourced from discerning Asian collectors. Other highlights include modern rarities by world-revered horological masters, including the debut appearance of a truly bespoke hand-crafted timepiece by master watchmaker Daniel Roth at auction. Bejewelled complications as well as a meticulous selection of over 50 enamel and complicated pocket watches round out this indulgent sale of over 470 lots – the largest in the company's history in Asia.”