Antiquorum’s June 11 auction in New York will include timepieces associated with American icons including Steve McQueen, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Frank Sinatra, and others, well as collector pieces including a Patek Philippe Ref. 1436 dating to 1941, a mid-1990s Patek Ref. 3970, and an A. Lange & Söhne Tourbillon “Pour le Mérite” produced in 1996.
Steve McQueen fans will have opportunities to bid on 2 wristwatches associated with the actor: the TAG Heuer Monaco worn during the filming of Le Mans, and a Rolex Submariner Ref. 5512 given by Steve McQueen to his good friend Jimmy Brucker. McQueen’s Von Dutch motorcycle is also included in the sale. The TAG Heuer and Rolex timepieces are estimated at $10,000 to $20,000, while the Von Dutch is estimated at $80,000 to $120,000.
Previews will be held June 5 at Hours Minutes Seconds at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, and at Antiquorum’s Madison Avenue headquarters in Manhattan June 7-11. For further information about this sale, visit Antiquorum.com.
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Rolex 5512 given by Steve McQueen…