My Unique RD auctioned in Sotheby
My unique Roger Dubuis was auctioned in HK Sotheby last Saturday.
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But she is gone anyway. Hope the new owner loves her as much as I have done during the last 24 years!
yes, this was the longest owned watch by me
I planned to keep it as a family treasure and pass to my son after I die. But nowadays, most young people do not like watches, some even don't wear watches. That's is why I decide to let her go in case when the day come, my son treats it like a trash. And...
No it does not
I expect more but I can accept! As a matter of fact, RD is not a Class A brand as PP and Rolex. Although this watch only produced one piece and compare to a only one piece of the Rolex Daytona which is sold for 25 million HKD in the same auction, this uni...
I had noticed watch
and was somewhat interested but decided to focus on something else. Hope you enjoyed owning this beauty.
Yes, it does!
And better than a modern RD tourbillon in the same auction! The auction revealed that modern RD watches are not worth their prices! The prices of modern RD watches are way too high!
Yes, it was!
Sometimes you just let go what you love! And she will always be on my mind! C’est la vie!
I bought this watch in 1996
when Roger Dubuis left PP to establish his own brand. I think this watch was made by Riget Dubuis himself and the certificate has his hand signature. The dial is engraved a Portuguese explorer in 1492 and the movement is a 1940 packet watch which modified...
Do you have more photos ?
Personally I think the price is fair and on the high side already. I suppose that price does not include buyer’s premium yet. There is no doubt about the highly finished quality of the watch, just that the artwork on the dial is subjective in terms of per...
As a big fan of early RD, I'm not entirely sure
whether I should congratulate you as it's a truly unique pieces. Having said that, I do understand your rationale and applaud your desire to pass it onto someone who would hopefully treasure this piece as much as you did.