Omaha, Nebraska – September 3, 2015 –Proxibid (www.proxibid.com ), the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, will power Watches of Knightsbridge’s Modern & Vintage Timepieces sale in London, UK. Live bidding will begin September 12 at 11am EUR (BST), and online bidding can be found onproxibid.com .
With the recent lift of import restrictions of Rolexes into the United States, this sale is a choice opportunity for American buyers to purchase Rolexes, among other exquisite watches they have long coveted. Collectors of all types will find the vintage or modern timepiece to suit their collection in this marquee sale. Featured lots in the sale include:
- Lot 187 – Gentleman’s Omega Solid Rose Gold 18K Bracelet Watch (2009): Made in limited numbers, this highly complex timepiece is the most expensive watch Omega produced. Invest in this finely detailed watch, because it will quickly become a classic.
- Lot 289 – Extremely Rare Gentleman’s Rolex Stainless Steel “Jean-Claude Killy” (1940s): One of the most sought-after vintage Rolexes in the world, the “Jean Claude-Killy” gained its nickname because he famously donned one of these watches regularly. A similar piece sold for approximately £400k,
- Lot 422 – Rare Gentleman’s Zenith Stainless Steel El Primero Bracelet Watch (1969): Zenith El Primero from 1969 - this was the first automatic chronograph produced in 1969 and one of the best still to date, Zenith ended up supplying these movements to Rolex in the 1980s and 90s for their Daytona model as they were known to be the best.
“We have used Proxibid for our online sales for a number of events,” said Toby Sutton, Co-Founder and Director at Watches of Knightsbridge LTD. “The collection of fine, rare, and collectable timepieces available in this sale is one of the best yet. We’re especially excited that our American buyers can participate fully in the event, as many of the popular lots feature rare Rolexes.”
Those who cannot attend the auction in person can bid with confidence online. Proxibid is the only online Marketplace with a fraud prevention system designed specifically to protect high dollar purchases like the timepieces available in this sale.
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