The sale of Important Watches in Hong Kong achieved HK$107.2 million / US$13.7 million. Top lot was an extremely rare Patek Philippe yellow gold world time wristwatch Ref 2523/1, made in 1968, which surpassed high estimate to bring HK$7.28 million / US$930,000.
Celebrating the refined craftsmanship and enchanting imagination by prestige watch brands, a sumptuous array of eclectic timepieces ranging from vintage pieces to independent watch creations will be staged in Sotheby’s 2015 autumn auction.
An extremely rare Patek Philippe Ref 2523/1 world time wristwatch will be the highlight of the sale while different works from MB&F, Harry Winston Opus series and Richard Mille will also be offered. This fall, Sotheby’s entreats you to the glamourous world of exquisite jewellery timepieces including a possibly unique Cartier full diamond-set bangle watch in the iconic Panther shape, adorned with sapphires and emeralds. An extravagant creation that combines extensive baguette-cut diamonds and sapphires with tourbillon complication by Corum would also be offered to showcase the perfect harmony of technical performance and visual grace.