otheby’s is pleased to present our May Spring sale of Watches, open for online bidding from 8-19 May. Featured above is an Audemars Piguet Tourbillon Royal Oak Extra Thin; an exceptional combination of sport and horology fitted to a case measuring only 8.85 mm thick. Leading the collection are several sought after contemporary models including a highly attractive Patek Philippe Ref 5722G Nautilus. This striking example is set with 32 baguette-cut diamonds weighing approximately 5.90 cts. This piece is complemented by several modern complicated pieces, including tourbillons and perpetual calendars, from iconic makers in the field.
A variety of vintage sport models from brands such as Rolex, Omega and Breitling are available throughout the sale. Independent brands are well represented with the inclusion of the innovative pink gold and titanium MB&F Horological Machine No. 2 as well as the stainless steel Galet wristwatch from Laurent Ferrier. These pieces demonstrate the creativity and high quality craftsmanship of these smaller independent makers. Exceptional makers from Rolex, Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, Omega, Cartier and more, provide this sale with an excellent breadth of opportunities for any collector.
An impressive array of vintage and modern wristwatches from renowned firms such as Patek Philippe and Rolex leads our sale. Complicated pieces demonstrate the technical ingenuity from established brands including A. Lange & Söhne and Audemars Piguet, while a stainless steel wristwatch represents the independent maker, Laurent Ferrier’s high quality of craftsmanship.
A Horological Machine No. 2 from MB&F presents a rare opportunity to own a limited edition piece from this innovative maker. Scroll through to see other limited edition pieces from iconic makers such as Omega, Chopard, and more.
Offered at highly accessibly price points, these timepieces offer collectors luxurious craftsmanship, horological complications, and utility.
Patek Philippe | Ref 1450 'Top Hat', Retailed by Cartier: A Yellow Gold Rectangular Wristwatch Circa 1950
Rolex | Ref 1675 Gmt-Master, A Stainless Steel Automatic Dual Time Wristwatch with Date Circa 1960
Rolex | Ref 5512 Submariner, Retailed By Tiffany & Co.: A Stainless Steel Automatic Center Seconds Wristwatch Circa 1970
Roger Dubuis | Much More, A Limited Edition White Gold Automatic Rectangular Wristwatch Circa 1990
Zenith | Ref 03.1260.4021 Chronomaster 'El Primero', A Stainless Steel Automatic Wristwatch Circa 2000
Pocket watches add an element of class to any connoisseur’s collection. Makers from Charles Frodsham to Jaeger LeCoultre, and Patek Philippe have made an indelible mark in the history of horology.
Everyone needs some sparkle in their lives. Storied ateliers from Cartier, to Piaget and Van Cleef & Arpels demonstrate their artistic mastery with their employment of precious and semi-precious stones.