Wristwatches & Timepieces

Within our Jewels department we regularly offer important wristwatches for auction from the world’s most revered houses.

Wristwatches & Timepieces Auction Highlights

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Wristwatches & Timepieces Specialists

John D'Agata
National Head of Jewellery

john.dagata@leonardjoel.com.au

After 10 years with the established Melbourne jewellers Kozminsky as Executive Director, John now runs the largest specialist jewellery auction department in Australia.

As Head of Jewellery at Leonard Joel, John manages and overseas the identification, valuing and dispersal of more than 15,000 jewellery items annually. Since his appointment in 2007 his passion for jewellery has seen him transform the department into the success that it is today.

In 2013, John was appointed Head of the Sydney Office. Under his leadership, the Jewels & Objets D’Art category was created in 2014. With a focus on single owner collections, these auctions became immediately popular with Sydney collectors and have since provided them with access to the rich selection of items on offer by Leonard Joel.

Elizabeth Stannard
Senior Jewellery Specialist

elizabeth.stannard@leonardjoel.com.au

Elizabeth joined Leonard Joel as Senior Jewellery Specialist in 2018. Having extensive jewellery experience, Elizabeth gained her qualifications as a Graduate Gemmologist and Diamond Grader from the prestigious Gemmological Institute of America (GIA) in London.

Elizabeth has worked with premier jewellers in the United Kingdom and Australia. In London these included Johnson Walker Ltd, Burlington Arcade, Greys Antique Centre, Mayfair and in Australia with Rutherford Jewellery and Pearls. Further to this she has had extensive auction house management experience having worked with a number of houses including Philips Auctions, Theodore Bruce and Raffan, Kelaher & Thomas.

Her passion for the auction industry has seen her achieve record sales including a Lalique pendant that sold for $198,000. The highest price ever achieved for a piece of Lalique Jewellery in Australia.

Bethany McGougan
Jewellery & Luxury Manager

bethany.mcgougan@leonardjoel.com.au

Karen Tidball
Jewellery Assistant

karen.tidball@leonardjoel.com.au

Kerry Dobson
Jewellery Administrator

kerry.dobson@leonardjoel.com.au

Mary Kenny
Jewellery Consultant

mary.kenny@leonardjoel.com.au

Now consigning for auction. Submit items for online valuation here or contact us to book an appointment in Sydney or Melbourne.

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