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September 8, 2008updated Feb 07, 2013

Antiquorum Prepares for Sensational Fall Auction Including a Historically Important Timepiece Owned by Albert Einstein

By Pardhasaradhi Gonuguntla

New York – Antiquorum Auctioneers is actively preparing for its fall auction that will take place on October 16 at its’ US headquarters on Madison Avenue in New York City. Timepieces from important brands such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, and A. Lange & Söhne as well as a Longines that was owned by Albert Einstein will be included in this exciting sale, of which a significant amount will be offered at no reserve. Collectors and enthusiasts will be able to preview these exquisite timepieces in New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Online catalogue – The catalogue for this auction will be posted online at two weeks prior to the sale. New and returning clients may register for online bidding at that time. After receiving a paddle and a pin number, clients have the option of placing absentee bids directly on the site, or bidding interactively on auction day. For those collectors, who are simply interested in following the auction as it progresses, a live internet broadcast will take place on the same site, for which no registration is required. Sale results for the traditional auction will be posted online after the sale.


Thursday, October 16 First Session begins at 11am Second Session begins at 2pm Antiquorum, The New York TimeZone, 595 Madison Avenue, 5th fl New York, NY 10022

Auction Previews:

Tokyo: September 27 & 28: 11:00am – 7:00pm Antiquorum Japan, Inc. 1 & 2 F, Izuymiya Bldg., 2-8 Jinbou-cho Kanda, Chioyoda-ku Tokyo, Japan Tel: +81-33239-8515

Hong Kong: October 3 & 4: 11:00am – 7:00pm Antiquorum Auctioneers (HK) Ltd. Suite 1405, 9 Queen’s Rd. Central, Hong Kong Tel: + 852 2522 4168

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Beverly Hills October 7: 11 am-6 pm October 8: 10 am – 6pm Hours Minutes Seconds The Beverly Hilton 9876 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Tel: +1 310 274 -4710

New York: October 12: 2pm -7pm October 13: 10am -7pm October 14: 10 am -7pm October 15: 10 am -7pm October 16: from 9am Antiquorum Auctioneers The New York TimeZone 595 Madison Avenue, 5th fl. New York, NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 750 1103

Next Antiquorum Auction – November 15 & 16, 2008 Geneva

About Antiquorum Antiquorum is unquestionably the world’s leading watch auctioneer; of the 62 watches ever sold publicly by major auction houses above SFR. 1,000,000, Antiquorum claims an impressive 44. In 2002, Antiquorum established the all-time world record price for a wristwatch at auction when it sold a platinum Patek Philippe World Time Ref. 1415 from 1939 for an astounding CHF 6,603,500 (US$ 4,026,524). This record-breaking price more than doubled the previous world record price for a wristwatch at auction. Another record price for a modern watch was achieved in 2004, the unique white gold Calibre 89, also by Patek Philippe, was sold for SFr. 6,603,500 (US$ 5,002,652).

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