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So, who is "going" to the Watches of Knightsbridge Sale today?

  1. MikeMan2727 Mar 28, 2020

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    "Room Bids" are done by the auctioneer and are common even in live auctions. They are placed below the reserve so that the next bid would hit the reserve price, resulting in a sale of the watch. However, if someone other than the auctioneer does not bid, the watch remains unsold and the lot is passed.
     
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  2. timjohn Mar 28, 2020

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    I think the "room" bids are absentee bids

    I know that back in better days I used to put a lot of hail mary bids just under the low estimate in the hope that something fell into my lap
     
  3. smitty190373 Mar 28, 2020

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    Strong result for the IWC Mk11 @ £6k + fees.

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  4. Gaz6263 Mar 28, 2020

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    Strangely the rarer Jaeger mk 11 only fetched £4K plus fees.
     
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  5. WatchCor Mar 28, 2020

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    Oh damn, Lot 96 sold ,
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    25k£ , looked like a single bid too though
     
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  6. smitty190373 Mar 28, 2020

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    Very fair price i.m.o, The Grana and IWC MK x will cover +50% of that.
     
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  7. zoohannover Mar 28, 2020

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    Start collecting the Dirty Dozen and finish your collection at just the same time. ;)
     
  8. padders Oooo subtitles! Mar 28, 2020

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    Quite a few Speedies passed there. ST1 made very strong money IMO after the 24% is added in. Circa £7440 if my maths is correct. I guess the 1450 bracelet added a big chunk of value.
     
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  9. Aludic wonders how, continuously Mar 28, 2020

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    Could the high price the ST1 (Lot 109) gets be an indication that it is rather insecurity of bidding high on a vintage watch based on just a few pictures as opposed to the market getting depressed? Truly impressed with an ST1 fetching 6000 GBP before 24% fees and taxes...

    I cannot imagine the bracelet (1450) making all that difference compared to a general ST1 sale.
     
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  10. Aludic wonders how, continuously Mar 28, 2020

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    Did anyone here secure Lot 103 (2998-61) or Lot 107 (220 bezel)? Both look like great purchases at these prices!
     
  11. smitty190373 Mar 28, 2020

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    I think there's a good chance that full set was bought to split and sell on separately.
     
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  12. ICONO Mar 28, 2020

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    Suspect a major re adjustment of the vintage Market is showing here
     
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  13. Jimbo555 Mar 28, 2020

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    I think the bracelet has to be the difference on the ST1. Pretty sure you’ll pick one up off Chrono24 for less money.

    Anyway the hunt continues!
     
  14. Dan S Mar 28, 2020

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    Yup, fill in some missing pieces, upgrade a few examples and sell off the rest.
     
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  15. padders Oooo subtitles! Mar 28, 2020

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    A constant stream of passed now but I bet the deluxe Connie sells. Is it me or does 124 have a whiff of redial?

    Sold for £2728 inc comm so clearly some thought it was fine.
     
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  16. KingCrouchy Mar 28, 2020

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    Yes, looks quite nice.:thumbsup:
    Edit: Passed too, weird.
     
  17. padders Oooo subtitles! Mar 28, 2020

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    Wow was surprised about that. Didn't look too closely so maybe the deluxe had issues but I would have taken that over 124 all day.
     
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  18. cchen Mar 28, 2020

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    damn, was going for that journe (131) at the low. oh well, probably for the best in this environment
     
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  19. JanV Mar 28, 2020

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    This is just the beginning, but hope i’m wrong.
     
  20. KingCrouchy Mar 28, 2020

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    I was surprised how low it went, especially after the last weeks of F.P Journe hypetrain on the Watchbox Studios.
     
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