Sotheby’s Important Watches auction this November promises to cultivate enthusiastic interest from collectors with a diverse set of offerings across many categories, from vintage to modern wristwatches, as well as historical timepiece and personal documents from Breguet. Leading the sale is a rare Patek Philippe, Reference 1518, 18-karat yellow gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon-phases, circa 1948.
Another highlight will be IWC’s Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar, Edition “Le Petit Prince,” made in memory of the legendary pilot and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. This unique piece also marks the 70th anniversary of his bestselling novel The Little Prince. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation.