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: Watches of Knightsbridge auction today . . . looked like a weak
: performance for the Heuers . . . about half of them went unsold,
: even against what looked like reasonable reserves.
: Here is the catalog --
: The Heuers are Lots 87 through 103.
: I am always hesitant to reach any firm conclusions based only on
: catalog listings and photos, but I don't see much good news
: here. A couple of good watches seemed to do OK; a couple of
: decent looking watches were unsold . . . again, based only on
: the catalog listings.
: What are you seeing in the market lately?
I purchased a Wakmann NOS chronograph at their last WOK auction (not the March 17th auction)
With the exchange rate and buyer premium it ended up being a very expensive purchase.
In my opinion, you really need to love the watch that they are auctioning to make a purchase and go through the hassle.
After receiving the watch it would wind and run, but once the chronograph was engaged it
would stop after a few minutes. So off to the watchmaker for a $400 repair. I looked at their offerings in the
current auction, but decided it just didn't make sense to go through the same process again unless their
was a watch I couldn't live without. Best regards, Bob