The Wish List: 8 Distinguished Gifts for Him

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The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online sale is back for 2017 with a remarkable assortment of watches, cufflinks and accessories that would make the perfect gift for gentlemen. With top brands on offer including Patek Philippe, Rolex and Omega, there are gifts at all price points to suit even the most discerning of tastes. Bidding is open from 28 November – 11 December with the exhibition on view in our New Bond Street Galleries from 8-11 December. Click ahead to see eight gift suggestions.

The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online
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The Wish List: 8 Distinguished Gifts for Him

  • Patek Philippe, a yellow gold, tiger's eye and diamond-set eagle's head-form letter opener, circa 2005.
    Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000.
    This letter opener is one of the rare non-horological objects produced by the prestigious watchmaker Patek Philippe throughout the years. It is opulently decorated, made out of 18 carat yellow gold and featuring cabochon ruby-set eyes, a forked diamond-set base and a tiger’s eye gemstone. This lot is ideal for anyone looking for an unusual and intriguing piece to add to their home.

    The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online
    28 November - 11 December | Online

  • Omega, a limited edition yellow gold chronograph wristwatch ref 3195.59.00 case 77043084 no 05/50 speedmaster professional, circa 2000.
    Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000.
    The Omega Speedmaster is often manufactured in steel yet it is seldom seen in a precious metal such as yellow gold, making this piece an interesting and unusual take on an iconic watch. Its twisted lugs and yellow gold case complement its black tachymeter scale and dial, allowing the watch to find the perfect balance between sportiness and elegance.




    The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online
    28 November - 11 December | Online

  • IWC, a stainless steel automatic split seconds chronograph wristwatch with day and date case 2872801 doppelchronograph, circa 2000.
    Estimate: £3,500 - £4,500.
    With its contrasting black dial, white numerals and thick luminescent hands, the aesthetics of this watch echo IWC’s history as a manufacturer of pilot’s watches. Designed with legibility in mind, it is a perfect example of how great design can derive from a concern over functionality. This particular watch also features the distinctive split-second chronograph function, which allows the wearer to precisely time intermediate events – for instance, lap times on a racecourse – while still keeping track of the overall elapsed time.




    The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online
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  • Breitling, a stainless steel automatic chronograph wristwatch with registers and date ref ab0131 case 3047742 no 1407/2000 montbrillant 100 ans d'aviation, circa 2005.
    Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500.
    Endowed with a look inspired by the 1940s and 1950s and featuring the famous aviation slide rule, this attractive chronograph perfectly embodies Breitling’s unique design aesthetic. It features a clean and crisp silvered dial, which is complemented by bold accents of red on the seconds hand and on the dial indications. The watch also features a sapphire crystal display back, allowing the wearer to admire the high-performance Manufacture Breitling Caliber 01.             




    The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online
    28 November - 11 December | Online

  • Rolex, a yellow gold automatic centre seconds diver's wristwatch with date and bracelet ref 16808 case 7538240 submariner circa 1983.
    Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000.
    This fine yellow gold Submariner from the 1980s features the sought after "nipple" dial, which refers to the distinctly shaped indexes that were used on gold Submariners from this era. Over the years, it has acquired a most attractive deep navy color subtly highlighted by hues of dark grey and purple. The eye-catching patina combined with the fact that the piece comes with a very complete set including the original wooden presentation case and guarantee make this lot a very appealing opportunity for any watch enthusiast.




    The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online
    28 November - 11 December | Online

  • Pair of sapphire cufflinks, Cartier, 1950s.
    Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000.
    These gorgeous 18 carat gold cufflinks by iconic jeweller Cartier retain their understated elegance more than half a century after they were produced. Each of the cufflinks has a baton design, with the hinged annular terminals set with cabochon sapphire, a discrete feature which is quintessentially Cartier.




    The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online
    28 November - 11 December | Online

  • Pair of lapis lazuli cufflinks, Cartier.
    Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000.
    These elegant 18 carat gold cufflinks, signed Cartier London, feature a baton design with rounded ends. They are set with dark blue cabochon lapis lazuli, which complements the warm hue of the yellow gold and whose squared shape perfectly balances the rounded ends of the cufflinks.




    The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online
    28 November - 11 December | Online

  • Rolex, A Yellow Gold Automatic Centre Seconds Wristwatch with Day, Date and Bracelet Ref 18038 Case 6654454 Day-Date circa 1981. Estimate £4,000–6,000.
    Few watches are as iconic as the yellow gold Rolex Day-Date ‘Presidential’. An unashamed statement watch, the Day-Date has adorned the wrists of some of the most well-known tycoons and world leaders of the 20th and 21st century, from Lyndon Johnson to Warren Buffet. The Day-Date does not fly under the radar but then again it was never meant to: it has become synonymous with success and, as such, has penetrated pop culture, featuring in films such as Goodfellas, Rocky or The Wolf of Wall Street. This archetypal watch is the perfect gift for him.

    The Wish List: Jewellery & Watches Online
    28 November - 11 December | Online

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