Just a quick reminder for watch-lovers all over the UK (and the world, really) that the exclusive George Daniels Horological Collection auction will be held today at Sotheby’s in London, and is most definitely an event not to be missed!
The collection on offer is comprised of 137 lots in total and includes not only those pieces made by Daniel’s himself that he retained for his own pleasure, but also fine and rare examples of both clocks and watches by some of the most famous makers of the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries. According to Sotheby’s the auction comprises his entire personal collection, and is truly a tribute to a life devoted to horology.
The collection can be viewed between 9am and 2pm, with the auction scheduled to start at 2:30pm. If you can’t attend in person you can also bid online by registering through Sotheby’s website. For those wishing to attend, the auction will be held at Sotheby’s London auction house:
34-35 New Bond Street
London W1A 2AA UK
For more information on the auction please click on this link: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2012/george-daniels-so-l12313/overview.html
If you would like to learn more about George Daniels and why this auction is so significant then please click here to read TWL’s very own tribute to one of the greatest watch-makers of the modern era.