Highlighting five interesting watches from a watch sale sounds easy, doesn’t it? Well, I suppose in some ways it is and in a lot of watch auctions it might not be too difficult. The issue with a Phillips’ Geneva sale is that the quantity and quality of the lots tend to be amazing. The catalogues are, quite literally, glossy coffee table tomes of horological lust.
They also garner a significant amount of attention and we see many of the watches unashamedly highlighted on blogs and Instagram. I thought I would highlight a few pieces that aren’t necessarily going to steal the show or make world record prices. I have picked watches that I think are just simply cool or are pieces that are relevant to current moods and trends in the collectors’ market. So here they are — Povey’s Personal Picks!