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Watches

Bonhams Watches auctions offer vintage and modern timepieces from watchmakers including Patek Philippe, Rolex, Omega, Vacheron Constantin, IWC, Audemars Piguet, Breguet, Cartier, George Daniels, Heuer and more. We hold 13 auctions a year in London, New York, Hong Kong, Paris and online.

We are the UK market leaders for watches at auction, setting record prices for timepieces including a 1999 Millennium wristwatch by George Daniels, the highest-value British-made wristwatch ever sold.

Buying and selling Watches at Bonhams
Bonhams Watches department has specialists and representatives in London, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, New York and Los Angeles. Our two-tiered auction structure provides clients with a curated service whether they are looking to buy an entry-level sports watch or sell a rare collector's pocket watch.

With offices and representatives in nearly 50 locations, Bonhams gives buyers and sellers access to a global network of collectors, to achieve the highest price and level of customer satisfaction possible. Contact a specialist directly for more information or submit your item online for a free auction estimate.

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Thinking of selling? Get a free auction estimate by submitting your item online or contacting your local Bonhams. With specialists based in towns and cities worldwide, we are your local auction house.

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Jonathan Darracott

Global Head

Jonathan Darracott is Bonhams Global Head of Watches based at New Bond Street, with more than 25 years' experience working with watches both as an auctioneer and a manufacturer. Jonathan has been resp…

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Penelope Andrews

Head of Department

Penelope Andrews is Head of Department for Watches at Bonhams Knightsbridge in London. She also collaborates with the co-ordination of the biannual New Bond Street Fine Watch sales, helping Bonhams to…

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Tim Bourne

International Director of Watches

Tim Bourne is International Director of Watches, Asia, based in Bonhams Hong Kong. Tim is a globally renowned auctioneer and leading specialist in luxury watches with more than 20 years' experience. D…

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Sharon Chan

Head of department, Director of Watches, Asia

Sharon Chan is Director of Bonhams Watches in Asia. Based in Hong Kong, she works closely with the Asia Pacific regional offices and oversees the department's ten auctions a year. Sharon has more than…

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Nate Borgelt

Head of Department, Watches, US

Nate Borgelt is Head of Bonhams Watches department in America, based in New Mexico, New York and California. He joined in 2021 with over 15 years of experience in the auction industry as a specialist …

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Jonathan Snellenburg

Director

Jonathan Snellenburg joined Bonhams New York as the Director of Fine Watches and Clocks in 2009. His education started at Dartmouth College where he studied history and geology. He then received a PhD…

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Max Traber

Specialist

Max Traber is Specialist and Client Liaison Manager for Bonhams Watches in New York.

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Alexandre de Lamberterie

Specialist

Alexandre de Lamberterie is Specialist for Watches at Bonhams in Paris. Working across France and Europe, he provides valuations and gathers consignments for upcoming sales. Alexandre's areas of exper…

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Edith Chong

Administrator

Edith Chong is Administrator for Bonhams Watches in London. Before joining Bonhams in 2020, Edith worked at a private museum in Hong Kong and Christie's London. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Archeo…

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