From grand timepieces to legendary watches, the upcoming Christie's Important Watches Auction including the Ruby Collection and an important private Asian collection Part V has it all. We recently listed down the top ladies watches available here. Now we are here to bring you a list of the top men's watches that you can find at the upcoming auction. Brace yourself cause there are many that will blow your mind!
Lot 2209: F.P. JOURNE (CIRCA2010)
An exceptional and extremely rare platinum and diamond-set tourbillon wristwatch with constant force winding, power reserve, dead beat seconds and bracelet tourbillon souverain model.
Case: 40 mm. diam.
With: Platinum and Baguette-cut diamond-set F.P. Journe bracelet with double deployant clasp, overall length approximately 185 mm., F.P. Journe Certificate, product literature, loupe, presentation box and outer packaging
Remark: Only 2 examples known.
Estimate Price: US $504,000-1,033,000
Lot 2212: HUBLOT (CIRCA 2015)
A unique titanium skeletonised vertical tourbillon wrsitwatch with 50 day power reserve indicator MP-05 LA Ferrari model.
Case: 51 mm. width, 59 mm. overall length
With: Titanium Hublot deployant clasp, Hublot International Warranty, Hublot winding pistol, Hublot winding key, instruction manual, presentation box and outer packaging
Remark: Unique Piece
Esimate Price: US $168,000-271,000
Lot 2226: AUDEMARS PIGUET (CIRCA 1977)
An early, highly attractive and very rare 18k gold automatic wristwatch with date, bracelet and tropical dial Royal Oak model.
Case: 39 mm. wide
With: 18k gold Audemars Piguet bracelet with deployant clasp, overall length approximately 165 mm., Audemars Piguet Extrait de Registre
Remark: Early 5402 Tropical dial
Estimated Price: US $65,000-130,000
Lot 2230: AUDEMARS PIGUET (CIRCA 1990)
A spectacular and extremely rare platinum, diamond and emerald-set wrsitwatch with date and bracelet Royal Oak model.
Dial: Paved diamond-set and emerald numerals
Case: 33 mm. bezel width
With: Platinum and emerald-set Audemars Piguet bracelet with deployant clasp, overall length approximately 180 mm.
Remark: Retail price was around 250k USD
Estimated Price: US$130,000-259,000
Lot 2236: AUDEMARS PIGUET (CIRCA 2019)
A titanium tourbillon chronograph skeletonised wristwatch Royal oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph model.
Case: 44 mm. bezel width
With: Titanium Audemars Piguet buckle, Audemars Piguet International Warranty card, product literature, presentation box and outer packaging
Estimated Price: US$188,000-310,000
Lot 2242: PATEK PHILIPPE (CIRCA 1941)
A very rare 18k pink gold chronograph keyless lever watch with pink dial and vertical registers.
Dial: Pink with tachometer scale
Case: 46 mm diam.
With: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives
Remark: 1 out of 6 pink gold examples known
Estimated Price: US$21,000-42,000
Lot 2330: ROLEX (CIRCA 1969)
A rare and attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with bracelet and Paul Newman dial Daytona, Paul Newman model.
Dial: Paul Newman
Case: 36 mm. diam.
With: Stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, overall length approximately 170 mm.
Remark: Iconic model
Estimated Price: US$155,000-284,000
Lot 2331: ROLEX (CIRCA 1962)
A highly attractive 18k gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet. A “pre-Daytona” model with reference 6238.
Dial: Silvered with blue tachymeter
Case: 36 mm. diam.
With: 18k gold Rolex bracelet, overall length approximately 170 mm., additional black Rolex
CROCODILE strap, additional 18k gold Rolex buckle and presentation box
Remark: Highly desirable condition with 1962 matching bracelet
Estimated Price: US$207,000-413,000
Lot 2358: CARTIER (CIRCA 1970)
An elegant 18k gold rectangular wristwatch Tank model.
Case: 23 x 45 mm (W x L)
With: Gold Cartier deployant clasp
Remark: Iconic model
Estimated Price: US$39,000-78,000
Lot 2406: PATEK PHILIPPE (CIRCA 2004)
A phenomenal and unique platinum minute repeating perpetual calendar skeletonised wristwatch with retrograde date, moon phases and leap year indication.
Case: 43 mm. diam.
With: Platinum Patek Philippe buckle, Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives, setting pin, presentation box and outer packaging
Remark: Unique reference
Estimated Price: US$1,007,000-2,065,000
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