Swiss Mechanical Marvels: “Playthings for Kings”

New York | June 2016

Swiss Mechanical Marvels Part II, a 20-piece collection in Sotheby’s  Important Watches sale on 8 June in New York, represents the crème de la crème of Swiss automata from the early 19th century. Daryn Schnipper, Sotheby's Chairman, International Watch Division, shares highlights from the collection, including one box that can only be described as 'magical.'

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