From Patek Philippe to Rolex & Everything In Between: Highlights from Watches Online

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With timepieces from the world's leading manufacturers, Watches Online offers collectors the opportunity to acquire modern and vintage pieces of exceptional quality. Click through to see highlights from brands such as Rolex and Patek Philippe, through to Jaeger-LeCoultre and Audemars Piguet.

From Patek Philippe to Rolex & Everything In Between: Highlights from Watches Online

  • Patek Philippe, retailed by Beyer, reference 3393/1
    White gold diamond-set bracelet watch, made in 1970
    Estimate £4,000–6,000
    This Patek Philippe reference 3393/1 proudly displays the very best of both jewelry and watchmaking. The baguette diamond-setting elegantly complements the grey tones of the dial and white gold bracelet, while the Beyer retailer signature on the dial is amongst the most coveted ones, given the long-lasting relationship between the famed Swiss retailer and Patek Philippe. The rare watch comes with its original Certificate of Origin confirming Beyer as the retailer.
  • Glashütte Original, Tourbillon Regulator, reference 46-02-03-03-04
    Limited Edition platinum tourbillon regulator wristwatch, circa 2011
    Estimate £20,000–30,000
    The present solid platinum Glashütte Original wristwatch elegantly illustrates the German watchmaking approach in an unconventional format. The tourbillon is unusually located at 9 o’clock and symmetrically mirrored by a vertical regulator time display. This limited-edition piece is number 72 out of only 100 watches and comes with its complete set. With an estimate of £20,000–30,000, it represents an attractive entry to the world of highly complicated horology.
  • Rolex, Explorer II, 22 Special Air Service, reference 216570
    Military stainless-steel dual-time wristwatch with date and bracelet, circa 2012
    Estimate £12,000–18,000
    Property of the original owner, the present white dial Rolex Explorer II ref. 216570 was part of a group of watches delivered to British Special Air Service soldiers. This extremely rare wristwatch bears the owner’s personal “Zap” military code and the SAS emblem to the case back as well as the “Dagger and wings” motto to the caseband. The present watch is offered in unworn condition with its complete original set and factory protective stickers on, translating into collector vocabulary as a rare opportunity to acquire a highly meaningful wristwatch.
  • Rolex, Daytona Big Red, reference 6263
    Stainless-steel chronograph wristwatch with bracelet, circa 1978
    Estimate £26,000–45,000
    The Rolex Daytona stands amongst the most collectible vintage wristwatches. Produced alongside the ref. 6265 between 1969 and 1988, the reference 6263 bears screw-down pushers, a black bezel and its dial mentions “Oyster”. Property of the original owner, the present reference 6263 was manufactured in 1978 and is delivered with its Rolex guarantee, booklet and presentation case. Its Big Red “floating” dial is free of scratches and complemented by the original bezel.
  • Patek Philippe, reference 5940J-001
    Yellow gold cushion-shaped perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon-phases, 24-hour and leap-year indication, made in 2013
    Estimate £18,000–25,000
    The Patek Philippe ref. 5940J was launched in 2012 and discontinued in 2016. The present perpetual calendar wristwatch bears distinctive aesthetic elements such as its cushion-shaped case and the Breguet numerals to the dial which confirm the 1920s and 1930s influence. The micro-rotor caliber 240 is trusted by Patek Philippe to power many thin and complicated models. This watch is offered with its full suite of documents and its presentation winding case.
  • Rolex, Sea-Dweller Double Red, reference 1665
    Stainless-steel wristwatch with helium escape valve, date and bracelet, circa 1967
    Estimate £15,000–25,000
    The present Rolex Sea-Dweller 1665 Double Red is offered on behalf of the original owner, who purchased it in 1977 for 310£. He lovingly wore the watch for 40 years, while he was operating as a Major within the Sultan of Oman’s Armed Forces and subsequently as a high-ranked Demining consultant for the United Nations Development Programme.

    Fitted with a Mark III dial and offered with its original guarantee and invoice among other accompaniments, the present Sea-Dweller Double Red is indeed a rare watch with great provenance.
  • Jaeger-LeCoultre, Memovox Deep Sea, reference E857
    Stainless-steel wristwatch with alarm, made in 1959
    Estimate £8,000–12,000
    The Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Deepsea reference E857 was produced in 1061 examples between 1959 and 1962 as the first diving wristwatch to feature an alarm. The present early piece is offered on behalf of the family of the original owner and has been fully serviced by the Jaeger Le-Coultre Heritage watchmakers. It furthermore bears a very rare untouched dial with no text and triangular indexes, making it an exceptional find for the astute collector.
  • Rolex, Submariner, reference 16800
    Stainless-steel wristwatch with date and bracelet, circa 1980
    Estimate £5,000–7,000
    Following ref. 1680 and introduced in 1978, the Submariner 16800 features an increased water resistance as well as the newly launched caliber 3035. The present example dates from 1980 and bears the unidirectional bezel and sapphire crystal, two other innovations prompted by this reference. This attractive example is accompanied by its full set, including the original Rolex Guarantee.
  • Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak, reference 15300OR.00.D002CR.01
    Pink gold wristwatch with date, circa 2006
    Estimate £9,000–14,000
    The Royal Oak was designed by the great Gerald Genta and introduced in 1972. The present pink gold example is dated from 2006 and is in superb condition. It blends the revolutionary case design with a precious metal and is fitted with an alligator strap, gifting it with a highly elegant presence.
  • Rolex, Sea-Dweller Great White, reference 1665
    Stainless-steel wristwatch with helium escape valve, date and bracelet, circa 1978
    Estimate £5,000–8,000
    Offered on behalf of the original owner, the present early Rolex Sea-Dweller Great White reference 1665 was manufactured in 1978 and fitted with a Mark I dial, displaying fully white text and omitting the “Submariner 2000” signature.
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