Our Fine Timepieces Online auction, closing on Thursday 15 March at 3pm CET, features a wide selection of watches from many of the most sought-after brands. Below are three distinctive models with three different price points.
1) Rolex, A Stainless Steel and Ceramic Automatic Chronograph Wristwatch
ROLEX, A STAINLESS STEEL AND CERAMIC AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH, CIRCA 2016. ESTIMATE CHF15,000–20,000.
The Rolex Daytona is a legend of its own and models in steel are among the most in-demand wristwatches in the world. This particular lot is the most recent reference introduced at Baselworld 2016, with waiting lists still growing at retail stores worldwide.
2) Audemars Piguet, A Yellow Gold Automatic Dual Time Zone Wristwatch
AUDEMARS PIGUET, A YELLOW GOLD AUTOMATIC DUAL TIME ZONE WRISTWATCH, CIRCA 1990. ESTIMATE CHF4,000–6,000.
This Audemars Piguet watch is an elegant timepiece from a distinguished brand. With subsidiary dials for a second time zone and date, together with a fan-form sector showing the power reserve, this automatic wristwatch combines useful functions with a traditional design. Crafted in 18-carat gold it will surely be treasured for years to come.
3) Omega, A Stainless Steel and Gold Plated Triple Calendar Wristwatch
OMEGA, A STAINLESS STEEL AND GOLD PLATED TRIPLE CALENDAR WRISTWATCH, CIRCA 1947. ESTIMATE CHF2,000–4,000.
This vintage An Omega wristwatch with triple-calendar function and moon-phase indication from the 1940s shows a prospective owner the day, date and month as well as the moon phases. The stainless steel case has exclusive gold-capped bezel and lugs. The amount of gold does not necessarily increase the value of the watch but significantly enhances its appearance.