David Linley is the son of the late Princess Margaret, and is honorary chairman at Christie’s for Middle East, Europe and Africa. Photo: Handout
David Linley is the son of the late Princess Margaret, and is honorary chairman at Christie’s for Middle East, Europe and Africa. Photo: Handout
XXIV 2021

David Linley, Earl of Snowdon on the changing world of auctions – the late Princess Margaret’s son and Christie’s chairman has seen Covid-19 shift sales online

  • The pandemic led to the first cryptocurrency transactions and NFT sales, including Beeple’s digital opus Everydays: The First 5000 Days, sold for a record US$69 million
  • Honorary Christie’s chairman for Europe, Middle East and Russia, he has his own watch collection: Patek Philippe’s Nautilus and Calatrava, two Jaeger-LeCoultres and an F.P. Journe

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David Linley is the son of the late Princess Margaret, and is honorary chairman at Christie’s for Middle East, Europe and Africa. Photo: Handout
David Linley is the son of the late Princess Margaret, and is honorary chairman at Christie’s for Middle East, Europe and Africa. Photo: Handout
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