On March 24, Freeman 's successfully hosted its first online-only jewelry auction: Luxe | Boutique Jewels & Vintage Watches @1600.
03/30/2020 News and Film, Jewelry and Watches
The auction achieved just short of $250,000. 44% of successful bidders in this sale were new to the house. Bidders expressed significant interest in Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Retro pieces, and strong prices were achieved for pieces by designers Ed Weiner and Fred Skaggs.
Jewelry by renowned houses such as Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co., and watches by Breitling, Patek Philippe, Rolex and Omega were coveted by bidders from all over the world including a large number of bidders (17%) from New York.
Said Lauren Della Croce, Head of Sale: "I am delighted that our first online-only sale was a success, which speaks to the resiliency and strength of today's jewelry market. I am pleased that such a large number of existing and new clients participated in our auction via Invaluable, Live Auctioneers and our own complimentary platform: Freeman's LIVE."
With the recent launch of an online only sales format, Freeman's is increasing its accessibility to new collectors whilst ensuring that the buying experience for long-term Freeman's clients remains as seamless as possible.
Additional online only sales in a variety of collecting categories are scheduled throughout April and May. Please click here for the updated auction schedule.
To discover the value of your jewelry collection or a single piece, please contact Lauren Della Croce at firstname.lastname@example.org.