The Watch Department

The Watch Department benefits from a thriving international market, with annual hammer sales totalling in excess of a million pounds. Some quite exceptional prices have been achieved, most notably for several 1960s Rolex 5512/5513 ‘369’ Submariner wristwatches, the highest price currently a staggering £217,000, selling to a Hong Kong based client.

These specialist sales are held three times a year, with additional watches often included in other sales throughout the year. For the latest sale updates please subscribe to receive our free watch sale newsletters.

Wristwatches in each sale offer some fine vintage, Military and quality modern timepieces always including the well regarded and famous manufacturers such as Rolex, Patek Philippe, Vacheron, Omega, IWC, Jaeger LeCoultre, Breitling, Panerai, Zenith, Audemars Piguet, Tag Heuer, Longines and many others.

Pocket Watches are always well represented principally dating from the 17th century to the early 20th century, with many silver and gold examples including chronometers, repeaters, verge, cylinder, duplex and other complicated movements. This section often sells out with high demand.

Watchmaker’s Workshop – This section is principally unreserved and includes mixed lots of watches for repair, watch stands, watch parts, books, watch glasses, straps and most things that tick or sometimes not!

For further information please contact David Hare David.hare@gardinerhoulgate.co.uk or Joby Hobbs joby.hobbs@gardinerhoulgate.co.uk

 

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Gardiner Houlgate operate a strict security policy. All clients wishing to view the watch sale must register and provide full identification upon arrival.

Forthcoming Sales

Wednesday 21st September 2022WatchesEntry Deadline – 26th August 2022
Wednesday 26th October 2022The Watch AuctionEntry Deadline – 30th September 2022
Wednesday 23rd November 2022WatchesEntry Deadline – 28th October 2022

Previous Sales

Wednesday 29th June 2022 Watches View Sale Results
Wednesday 25th May 2022 The Watch Auction View Sale Results
Wednesday 25th May 2022 Watches, Accessories & Watchmaker's Workshop View Sale Results
Wednesday 23rd March 2022 Watches View Sale Results
Thursday 24th February 2022 Watches, Accessories & Watchmaker's Workshop View Sale Results
Wednesday 23rd February 2022 The Watch Auction View Sale Results
Wednesday 24th November 2021 Watches for Christmas View Sale Results
Thursday 21st October 2021 Watchmaker's Workshop View Sale Results
Wednesday 20th October 2021 The Watch Auction View Sale Results
Wednesday 26th May 2021 The Watch Auction View Sale Results
Wednesday 24th February 2021 The Watch Auction View Sale Results