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The Market for Fine Whisky in 2020: Primed for Investment or on The Rocks?

March 24, 2020

Bonhams Hong Kong branch has made history with the world’s first online-only whisky auction. With lots comprised entirely of bottles from The Macallan distillery, in the Scottish Highlands, the sale started on 17th February, and is due to run until 10th March. The Macallan distillery has a sterling reputation among whisky aficionados; your average bottle…


How a VR app from New Bond Street Pawnbrokers reinvents the traditional pawn shop

March 2, 2020

As the premier luxury pawnbrokers in the heart of one of the most affluent boroughs in London, New Bond Street Pawnbrokers is familiar with leading from the front. Offering nothing but the highest standards of service from deluxe premises in Mayfair, the company has won numerous awards for innovation and accomplishment. Asset loans are given…


Top 7 Most Expensive Patek Philippe Watches ever produced as of 2020

September 27, 2019

  The history of Patek Philippe  Originally founded by designers Antoni Patek and Francois Czapeck as Patek, Czapeck & Co. in 1839, Patek Philippe has commanded great acclaim with their beautiful and sophisticated watch designs. Their innovative technologies and fine craftmanship applied in the making of each timepiece have been their main selling point enabling…


Top 10 Most Expensive Hermes bags in the world ever produced as of 2020

September 21, 2019

  The history of Hermes Hermes is a French high-end fashion luxury goods designer and manufacturer which was founded in 1837. This highly respected brand specialises in luxury goods and accessories, perfume products, leather and ready-to-wear products and most importantly, handbags. The company is arguably most famous for its Birkin bags, a handbag brand which…


Top 10 Most Expensive Jewellery in the world by Cartier as of 2020

September 9, 2019

  The history of Cartier At the very beginning of the 20th Century, England’s King Edward VII referred to Cartier as “the king of jewellers and the jeweller of kings”. His declaration was certainly true at the time. The refined elegance and innovation shown in every piece produced by Cartier since then has, however, ensured…


Top 10 Most Expensive Rolex Watches Ever Produced as of 2020

September 2, 2019

  For many collectors and watch specialists, the Rolex is the watch to aspire to. Synonymous with quality, luxury and style, this go-to Swiss brand continues to have the same appeal today as it has had since decades earlier. But even when it comes to Rolexes, not all timepieces are created equally. Rolexes take up…


Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings in the World as of 2020

August 15, 2019

Every year or so, the art world explodes into the mainstream headlines due to an astonishingly expensive sale. In 2016, it was Gustav Klimt’s Adele Bloch-Cauer II. Earlier this year, it was a painting of a reclining nude woman by Italian artist Amedo Modigliani that had eyebrows raising (and not in the way it did…


Top 10 Most Expensive Classic Cars Ever Sold at Auction as of 2020

August 3, 2019

From the traditional style of the classic Alfa Romeo touring cars to the sleek and timeless appearance of the famous Ferrari sports car, there’s a reason that classic cars continue to be a coveted addition to thousands of collections worldwide. For drivers who want to experience precisely what speed felt like fifty years ago, to…


Top 10 Most Expensive Diamonds Ever Sold at an Auction as of 2020

July 15, 2019

Since time immemorial, the diamond has continued to be one of the most sought-after mining products in the world of gemstones. Its rarity, beauty and even its rich ancient history has seen old price records shattered and new records set in all big auctions around the world. A brief look at history shows that diamonds…


Top 10 Most Expensive Watches Ever Sold at Auction as of 2020

July 1, 2019

There is nothing more fascinating than a mechanical watch, the tiny gears and pulsating mainspring, the craftsmanship and the commitment to engineering excellence. Mechanical watches represent some of the greatest achievements of man in a device small enough to fit in your pocket. No wonder then that the best examples are highly sought after by…



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