Leonard Joel

Wristwatches & Timepieces

Recognised not just for their beauty and brand, wristwatches for both men and women are now collected as much for their complex construction and superb workmanship.

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


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

So whether your interest lies in precious jewel encrusted wristwatches that speak extravagance or more in a vintage collectable wristwatch that oozes nostalgia, our Timepieces department can assist you with your buying and selling needs. All the watches we offer for auction and sale have been expertly checked and authenticated by our team of consultants so origin and authenticity are assured.

Thinking of selling with Leonard Joel? If you have a single item or collection that you would like valued or are considering selling, please click here for information on types of valuations, how to make an appointment and how to sell at Leonard Joel, whether in Melbourne or Sydney.

Interested in buying at Leonard Joel? If you are interested in buying items like those described on this page please click here.

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Our expertise


Senior Jewellery Specialist and Resident Gemmologist and Diamond Technologist

Robert Haigh

Robert joined Leonard Joel in 2004. A qualified Gemmologist, he is also a Diamond Technician, an Advanced Diamond Grader and a Registered Valuer.
Robert currently manages the Interiors & Jewellery auctions, which includes the identification, valuation and dispersal of more than 15,000 jewellery items annually.
In addition to curating auctions and conducting market valuations for the department, Robert is an elite auctioneer.

t 03 8825 5618 m 0439 493 038
e robert.haigh@leonardjoel.com.au


National Head of Single-Owner Collections and Head of Sydney Office

Robert Williams

Robert’s love of Objet D’Art began whilst working for Kenneth Harvey Antiques and Rosebery’s Fine Art in London. During this time Robert has forged many contacts globally. In Australia, Robert’s vast auction experience has seen him consult for a few local auction houses then full time at Bonhams & Goodman and most recently Theodore Bruce, where he was senior valuer. With over 15 years combined auction and antique industry experience Roberts knowledge covers a broad and wide range of subjects, affording him the ability to look at single owner estates in their entirety.

Robert prides himself on nurturing real relationships with his clients and his belief that the client must be included throughout the auction process.

His most notable single owner endeavours include;
The Collection of Dr George Wilcox - The Siegfried & Diane Hearst Estate - The John Gale Collection at Huntly - The Estate of Vera Selgado – The Estate of John Van der Meulen - The Collection of Ross Fyfe Smith – The John Dowson Collection of Doulton & Worcester – Belgiorno Nettis, The Contents of 1 Amiens Road – The Michael Galloway Collection

The Sydney office at 39 Queen Street Woollahra focuses on Fine Jewellery and Single-Owner Collections and are able to assist with our other specialist categories.

t 02 9362 9045 m 0403 142 106
e robert.williams@leonardjoel.com.au