The online search engine, Barnebys is here to serve all your watch needs. When it comes to purchasing watches, there’s no question that the second-hand market is the way to go. Buying at auction is great for many reasons: it’s more affordable, it offers vintage pieces not necessarily available on the dealer market, it’s sustainable, […]

The “Calibre 89” is the most complicated watch ever made by Patek Phillipe and this spring, at Sotheby’s Important Watches sale in Geneva, it will go under the hammer. Sotheby’s set the estimated price between CHF 6.5-10 million, but if take into consideration the auction of another famous Patek Philippe, the Henry Graves Supercomplication, that […]

Yesterday, at Sotheby’s Important Watches auction held in Geneva, a unique Heuer Carrera reference 1158 chronometer in 18k gold, once owned by Swedish Formula One driver Ronnie Peterson, was sold for a record breaking price. Estimated to be in the 10,000-20,000 CHF range, it ended up fetching 225,000 CHF, that’s almost $300,000 CAD. The reference […]