Van Cleef & Arpels, A RARE LIMITED EDITION WHITE GOLD DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE SET WRISTWATCH WITH ENAMEL DIAL REF HH42744 CASE 3610165 NO 8/22 POETRY IN TIME FORTUNA FAERIE CIRCA 2013

Sell Your Van Cleef & Arpels Watch with Sotheby's

Selling Your Van Cleef & Arpels Watch with Sotheby's is Simple

To receive an auction estimate from a Sotheby's specialist, we offer two convenient and confidential options:
1. Request an estimate online
2. Meet with a specialist in person in your nearest city

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Our watch specialists are located in Geneva, New York, Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, and they also travel frequently to view luxury watches in person. Schedule an appointment or inquire about a visit by calling your closest Sotheby's office.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the best time to sell my Van Cleef & Arpels watch?
    New and vintage Van Cleef watches are continually in demand by collectors and connoisseurs from New York and around the world. Sotheby’s sales feature Van Cleef & Arpels gold and diamond watches for daytime and evening. Now is the perfect time to sell a Van Cleef watch.

    We are also pleased to launch Watches Weekly , a new fast and dynamic online auction format to meet collectors’ needs and respond to the rapidly evolving market. This new weekly series offers a quicker turnaround between appraisal and sale and has already held new records for online watch auctions. Once you submit your Van Cleef & Arpels watch details for an auction estimate appraisal, Sotheby's watch specialists will be able to provide their recommendations.
  • Why is Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry highly collectible?
    Enthusiasts and connoisseurs buy and sell fine jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Tiffany & Co., and other iconic makers. The Van Cleef & Arpels name is especially beloved because the French jewelry house invented the minaudière in 1930, designed the Zip necklace and Alhambra collection, and also created Jackie Kennedy’s original engagement ring. If you are wondering, “How much is my Van Cleef & Arpels watch worth?”, Sotheby’s can provide a free auction estimate so you might realise the highest price.
  • What are the best-selling Van Cleef & Arpels watches?
    Van Cleef & Arpels collections excel in setting the most precious gemstones into harmonious shapes and lines along with classical jewels. Today, these jewels and watches are frequently seen at auction and worn on the red carpet by fabulous women from around the world. The global market for these exceptional wristwatches is highly competitive, with global enthusiasts attending Sotheby’s ladies’ watch auctions. Collectors covet all types of antique and vintage diamond watches including the rare Van Cleef & Arpels Planétarium watch. Today the Alhambra watch style is enjoying a revival as an enduring contemporary classic.

More information on how to sell with Sotheby's

Sotheby’s is your best resource to buy, consign and sell a Van Cleef & Arpels watch, wristwatch, bracelet watch, triple bracelet, diamond watch, ladies watch, men’s watch, new, antique or pre-owned vintage watch, Planétarium wristwatch, Papillon butterfly watch, Alhambra watch, Féerie watch, Classique, Cadenas, Centenary, Ludo Swing, Marguerite Secrète, Midnight Planétarium, Quadrat, galaxy watch, vintage Alhambra watch or bow watch, moonphase wristwatch, timepiece, desk clock or travel clock with precious and semi-precious gems and stones such as a diamond, ruby, emerald, sapphire, yellow sapphire, amethyst, chalcedony, onyx, lapis lazuli, turquoise, coral, mother-of-pearl or aquamarine set in gold, rose gold, platinum or sterling silver.

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