Antique watches being put up for auction

First published: 19-09-2011

A range of classic watches are set to be put up for auction in the US as part of the sale of a lifelong collection compiled by a classic cars enthusiast.

The vehicles and other items were collected by Pennsylvania businessman Dorando Faggioli, who set about restoring each of the items to mint condition, the Art Daily reported.

As well as the motor vehicles at the auction, which is to take place at William H Bunch's gallery in Philadelphia, there is also a selection of jewellery and watches being put on sale.

Among the selection are men and women's pocket watches, with a Swiss 18-carat example designed to feature a portrait of a lady with four diamonds in her hair singled out as a star lot, with valuations being placed at $2,500 to $3,500 (£1,582 to £2,215).

Next month, an auction of rare watches in Hong Kong is set to take place, with some of the 470 lots dating back as far as 1800.  

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