Recently, the RR auction house in Boston launched a Longines watch (No. 122) that once belonged to Oscar Schindler. The industrialist saved more than 1,000 lives during the massacre, and Inspired Steven Spielberg’s 1993 film Schindler’s List.
This is a simple timepiece with a downright 1940s flavor. The watch has a stainless steel case and off-white (already aged rich cream) dial, decorated with rose gold hour and minute hands, appliqued hour markers, and small seconds dial marked with crosshairs. This watch exudes a strong atmosphere of the times, the actual effect is just right, if the maintenance is too good, it will make people doubt the origin of the watch and whether it is over repaired.
The Boston RR auction house launched a large number of Schindler’s personal belongings. In addition to this watch, it also included the medal awarded to Schindler by the German government in 1938 (Schindler played a spy role during the German invasion of Sudetenland), 1945 Schindler and his wife used a compass, two pens and a wooden business card to escape the Russian army.
The auction price of this watch starts at $ 2,500, and after 12 bids, it currently reaches $ 7,200. The auction deadline is the evening of March 6. The RR auction house uses the ’30-minute rule’, which means that after 7 pm EST on March 6, if there is no new auction within 30 minutes, the current highest price Drop hammer deal. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)