News about Modern Collectibles
Apollo 11 astronaut’s Omega Speedmaster ready for liftoff at Heritage, June 1
DALLAS – An out-of-this-world Omega watch that was made for and given to one of the astronauts aboard the first manned mission to the moon will appear in Heritage Auctions’ Fine Watches & Timepieces Signature® Auction on Wednesday, June 1. It is estimated at $15,000-$1 million. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Omega Speedmasters entered in Annmaris Auctions event March 18
TAMPERE, Finland – Two Omega Speedmaster wristwatches, which were prizes awarded to the winning driver and navigator in a 1959 road rally, will be sold Sunday, March 18, at an Annmaris Auctions’ jewelry and watches auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Daniel Craig views making of new 007 Omega watch
BIEL/BIENNE, Switzerland – Actor Daniel Craig has made a special visit to the heart of the Swiss watchmaking industry for the inauguration of the Omega factory in Villeret. Craig, who reprises his role as James Bond in SPECTRE, the 24th Bond adventure, was given a guided tour, as well as exclusive access to the factory’s […]
Elvis Presley starring in Omega Auctions event Sept. 8
STOCKPORT, England – Dozens of items in Omega Auctions’ Music and Film sale Saturday, Sept. 8, are immediately related to Elvis Presley – from a pair of underwear worn under The King’s jumpsuits in 1977 to his personal Bible with many handwritten notations in the margins. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding for the 560-lot […]