Photo Report: Everything We Saw On The Wrist And Under The Hammer At Geneva Spring Auction Week 2022

By Logan Baker

The ever-talented @waitlisted and I returned from Geneva earlier this week, after 10 non-stop days of auction previews, workshop visits, photography sessions, and more. We encountered plenty of drama, intrigue, and exciting new releases that I can’t wait to show you over the next few weeks and months, but in the meantime, I wanted to take a beat before the week is out to share some of the incredible images snagged by our man behind the camera.

Royal Oaks certainly took a dominant position on the wrists of attendees during the spring season auctions, given the ongoing 50th-anniversary celebration for the watch. But there were plenty of other interesting pieces to spot while we ran around Geneva attending the auctions at Phillips, Antiquorum, Christie’s, and Sotheby’s. I’ll be coming back early next week with my fully fleshed-out perspective and analysis on all that we saw during the four major sales, but in the meantime, I need a nap.

John Goldberger

The man, the myth, the legend – John Goldberger

Yusuke’s AP Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Black Ceramic

The Royal Oak 50th Anniversary Exhibition inside Phillips Geneva.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Black Ceramic Openworked

Austen Chu’s Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Black Ceramic Openworked

Pedro Reiser of Sotheby’s.

Luc Pettavino

Luc Pettavino, founder of Only Watch

Aurel Bacs smiles while talking with a phone bidder

Thomas and his Patek Philippe 5170P

People smiling

Inside Christie’s at the Four Seasons des Bergues

Zenith Defy Midnight

Sarah Miller – yes, our own Newbie columnist – rocks the Zenith Defy Midnight at Phillips.

David wears his Royal Oak Jumbo.

Romain’s Konstantin Chaykin Joker Tigre de Cristal Edition.


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