Sotheby’s Hong Kong to hold important watches Spring 2012 sale in April

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Spring Sale 2012 will take place on 4 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Following the success of last season, which recorded the highest total ever for a sale of Important Watches at Sotheby’s worldwide at HK$112 million / US$14 million, this Spring promises an even larger array of remarkable timepieces in pristine condition with impeccable provenance, ranging from the highly coveted Patek Philippe minute repeating wristwatches to extremely rare creations of independent master watchmaker Philippe Dufour and decorative enamel watches and clocks of immaculate craftsmanship. Offering 476 lots, the sale is estimated to achieve a total of HK$72.5 – 102 million / US$9 –13 million – the largest of the category in the history of Sotheby’s Hong Kong. Vanessa Herrera, Head of