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Auction Update: Hong Kong Week Launched

AUCTION EVENTS INCLUDE COINS, CURRENCY, FINE JEWELRY, LUXURY ACCESSORIES, TIMEPIECES AND FINE WINE

Scheduled Events

  • Dec. 5-7: Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair World Currency Signature® Auction 4007 (HA.com/4007a)
  • Dec. 6-7: Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair World Coins Signature® Auction 3068 (HA.com/3068a)
  • Dec. 7-8: Wine Signature® Auction 5368 (HA.com/5368a), simulcast from Beverly Hills
  • Dec. 10: Hong Kong Timepieces Signature® Auction 5393 (HA.com/5393a)
  • Dec. 10: Hong Kong Jewelry Signature® Auction 5391 (HA.com/5391a)
  • Dec. 10: Hong Kong Luxury Accessories Signature® Auction 5392 (HA.com/5392a)

Heritage Auctions is holding its first weeklong series of events in Hong Kong.

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Alexandrite
The Hong Kong Jewelry auction includes this alexandrite pendant-necklace, expected to realize more than $800,000.

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Kwangtung
The Hong Kong World Coins auction features this rare first issue Kwangtung 50-cents piece.

Heritage Week–Hong Kong, scheduled for Dec. 3-10, 2018, includes special previews, collections and auctions featuring world coins, currency, fine jewelry, luxury accessories, rare timepieces and wine.

Hong Kong’s high-end handbag followers will experience the lavish colors and limited-edition styles of Hermès, Channel and Louis Vuitton. “Hong Kong’s fashion-conscious collectors and bidders will see the best in vintage and contemporary examples from only the top design houses,” says Diane D’Amato, director of luxury accessories at Heritage. “Our debut is centered on a selection of truly rare and truly extraordinary discoveries.”

“Heritage is pleased to introduce beautiful and exciting jewelry to the Hong Kong market,” adds Jill Burgum, director of fine jewelry at Heritage Auctions. “We have carefully crafted our inaugural boutique auction to reflect the festive color and cheer of the Holiday Season.”

Previews and auctions will take place at the Mira Hong Kong Hotel, 118 Nathan Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Visit HA.com/HeritageWeek for information.

SHOOTING FOR THE STARS

Heritage Auctions’ Executive Vice President Todd Imhof was interviewed by CBS This Morning to share information about the space exploration auction featuring artifacts from the Armstrong Family Collection™.

PEOPLE

TOM BURSTEIN has joined Heritage Auctions as vice president for global luxury. He previously served as head of Christie’s New York jewelry department and head of private sales for the Americas. He also worked at Harry Winston Inc., where he was in charge of the company’s U.S. retail business and led its estate jewelry department.

MARK STEPHENSON, who previously served as vice president/director of customer relations at Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), has joined Heritage’s Beverly Hills office as a Consignment Director. He also has served as general manager, in-house counsel and chief financial officer at Excellent Numismatics in Malibu, Calif.

CHRIS CAVALIER has joined Heritage Auctions’ San Francisco office as a sports consignment director. Cavalier previously spent eight years in the sports auction business, and created the website GameUsedUniverse.com, a community of collectors and dealers of game-used sports memorabilia.

CHRIS NERAT is joining Heritage’s Chicago office to manage sports collectibles consignments and support the auction house’s clients throughout the Midwest. Nerat has worked in several areas of the hobby as an author, show promoter and trading-card grader.