FrontRunners: Quality Time

  • L’amour table clock from Matthias Naeschke.
<< Back to Robb Report, January 2008

One of the latest creations from German clock maker Matthias Naeschke is a $70,000, 10-pound table clock called L’amour (www.matthias-naeschke.de). The gold- and silver-plated, opulently engraved clock features elements made of ruby, gold, and sterling silver. No doubt L’amour notes the hours and minutes with precision, but while gazing at the timepiece, you could lose all track of the time.

Ferrari’s track-only hybrid supercar is now available in 1:8 scale…
Photo by Estate of Pablo Picasso Artists Rights Society, New York
Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger selling for $179.4 million in May is one of many recent examples…
Photo by Randall Cordero
How an Internet entrepreneur assembled a world-beating collection of arcade games…
Photo by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
A Southern California homeowner has an incredible 1,200-square-foot shrine to America’s pastime…
Photo by Iwan Baan
This September, a highly anticipated contemporary art museum—the Broad—will open in downtown Los...
How much does baseball outpace other sports memorabilia? A look at the record-setting prices for...
Photo by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
How baseball became the star player of the sports memorabilia game.  Brian seigel owns roughly 40...
Paola Russo discovered two decks in Italy at G. Lorenzi, one covered in gold leaf and the other in...
When the air had cleared after the frenzy of New York’s spring art auctions, players and spectators...
Photo by Randall Cordero
Some of the rarest pieces in Greg McLemore’s collection are also the commercial flops: game...