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A Collector's Paradise

Christie's is set to present its most valuable single-owner collection of Patek Philippe timepieces ever offered in Asia. Here is everything you need to know about the auction:

Called “The Titanium and Ruby Collection”, Christie's is presenting a landmark collection of the most valuable single-owner collection of Patek Philippe watches ever offered in Asia. With a total low estimate of US $12 million, the collection consists of models that come from different eras; vintage, modern and contemporary.

“Continuing our leadership in offering the finest Patek Philippe timepieces at auction in Asia, and off the back of our record-breaking sale of the Patek Philippe Ref. 2523 for HK$70,175,000 last Autumn, it is our utmost privilege to be presenting this legendary collection this year. We have no doubt that the sale will mark a monumental moment in auction history and will convene the world’s greatest collectors and connoisseurs.”commented Alexandre Bigler, Vice President and Head of Watches, Christie’s Asia Pacific.

While “The Titanium” and “The Ruby” collection will be respectively offered in Christies's Hong Kong July and Autumn (30thNovember) auctions this year, the dates for media and public viewing are to be announced shortly. Until then, here is a quick look at some of the timepieces (and their estimated prices) scheduled to be offered in “The Titanium and Ruby Collection”.

Patek Philippe – A very rare 18k gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases. (Ref. 1518, Circa 1950)

Estimated Price in USD: 350,000-550,000

Patek Philippe – A very rare 18k gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases. (Ref.2499 4th Series, Circa 1980)

Estimated Price in USD: 500,000-800,000

Patek Philippe - An extremely rare 18k gold minute repeating wristwatch. (Ref. 2524, Circa 1955)

Estimated price in USD: 500,000-800,000

Patek Philippe – An highly attractive and possible unique 18k gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases and ruby numerals. (Ref. 3448/8, Circa 1965)

Estimated price in USD: 500,000-800,000

Patek Philippe – An important and possibly unique 18k pink gold minute repeating tourbillon wristwatch with enamel dial and ruby numerals. (Ref. 3939, Circa 1990)

Estimated price in USD: 500,000-800,000

Patek Philippe – A magnificent and very rare platinum double-dial wristwatch with twelve complications including minute repeater, tourbillon, perpetual calendar, retrograde date, sky chart, moon phases, orbit display and sidereal time, sky. (Ref. 5002. Circa 2006)

Estimated price in USD: 1,000,000-1,500,000

Patek Philippe – A rare and important 18k gold automatic minute repeating wristwatch. (Ref. 5029, Circa 1997)

Estimated price in USD: 350,000-550,000

Patek Philippe – a one-of-a-kind and unique titanium tonneau shaped automatic minute repeating annual calendar wristwatch. (Ref. 5033, Circa 2003)

Estimated price in USD: 800,000-1,500,000

Patek Philippe – A very rare platinum minute repeating instantaneous perpetual calendar tourbillon wristwatch with leap year indication, day and night display and moon phases. (Ref. 5207, Circa 2010)

Estimated price in USD: 480,000-680,000

For more details reagrding Christie's "The Titanium and Ruby Collection", visit here.

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