Phillips sold five watches for over $1-million at its Game Changers auction on Tuesday in New York, including Jack Nicklaus’s gold Rolex Day-Date, for $1.22-million, and Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master, for $1,952,000.
Dubbing it the Piece d’Art 50th Anniversary watch, TAG Heuer put up a very special Monaco watch that sold tonight at the “Game Changers” auction conducted in New York City tonight by Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo.
Tonight at the “Game Changers” Auction in New York, held by Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo, an 18-karat gold Rolex Day Date watch — owned and worn for 50 years by golf legend Jack Nicklaus — went up for auction.
Panerai is extending its manufacturer’s warranty on all watches to eight years, joining the ranks of several other elite brands that have recently introduced warranties well beyond the two-year industry norm.
Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips are presenting the usual elite collectors’ pieces at their New York watch and jewelry auctions this week, but among the seven-figure show pieces are a few fascinating and in some cases more accessible treasures that are also worthy of note.