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Epitomising the last 35 years as the company's benchmark grand complication, the Reference 2499 went through four iterations of which just 349 examples were made, coming to around 10 watches a year.
Consigned by the descendants, the property of the co-founder of Patek Philippe, Jean-Adrien Philippe, features his famous design of the two-train independent centre seconds movement and is one of the first ever to be made according to Swiss patent no. 1017, dating May 1889 (estimate CHF50,000-100,000).
The property of the famous Pop Art legend Andy Warhol, the Rolex reference 3525 steel and gold chronograph is one of the most sought-after models after the iconic Paul Newman “Panda” Cosmograph.