NEWS: Local Jewellery & Watches Auction Shines with Hotly Anticipated Collectibles

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Bishop & Miller, the region's leading independent and international auction house and valuation firm, held its Fine Jewellery & Watches Sale at the weekend, which was the most successful auction of the year so far as well as the company’s 101stAuction since it opened in 2015.  

The Auction showcased many items including a number of collectible watches which continue to be and one of the most popular items across all Auctions. One of the star lots from the auction was a rare Tudor Oyster Prince Submariner "snowflake" gentleman's wristwatch (1970)  which sold for £7,420 to a buyer in the UK.  

Other highlights of the Auction included a spectacular emerald and diamond set platinum ring (the oval emerald at an estimated 1.58 carat) with a surround of diamonds totalling an estimated diamond weight of 3.24 carats, which sold for £7,420. Another top selling jewellery piece was an 18 carat white gold diamond solitaire ring, with an approximate 1.85 carat brilliant cut diamond set, which fetched £3,120. Included in the Watches section of the Auction was the Patek Philippe 18 carat gold gentleman's wristwatch also sold for £4,200. 

Oliver Miller, managing director and auctioneer at Bishop & Miller, says: "Our latest Sale was a fantastic example of the international reach our Sales have. It was special to celebrate another milestone with this Sale as we hit our 101stAuction.”Oliver continues: “Jewellery & Watches continue to attract serious attention from bidders from all over the world and the interest in these collectibles shows no sign of slowing! It’s such a great time to sell pieces such as vintage watches and jewellery as the trend in this area of the industry continues to hit dizzy heights.”

For further information on Bishop & Miller's specialist Sales, valuation events or to arrange a home visit please contact the team on: Tel: 01449 673088 or Email: enquiries@bm-auctions.co.uk, www.bishopandmillerauctions.co.uk.   

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