Sotheby’s October 27 auction of Important Watches and Clocks in New York City features a wide-ranging selection, ranging from 18th century enamel watches, snuff boxes and music boxes, to tourbillons from modern horological masters. Here are five pieces sure to delight wristwatch collectors.
Lot 114 is a platinum IWC Il Destriero Scafusia, No. 105, circa 1993 with platinum bracelet. Cal. 1868 movement with 76 jewels. 43mm case.
– 1 minute tourbillion
– Split-seconds chronograph
– Moon phase display
– Perpetual calendar with digital year
– Minute repeater
Includes inner and outer box and papers.
Estimated at $200,000 to $250,000.
Lot 133 is a stainless steel Rolex ref. 6239 Cosmograph Daytona “Paul Newman” with cream dial on a Rolex USA Jubliee bracelet. This piece includes box and guarantee certificate.
Estimated at $55,000 to $65,000
Lot 193 is a platinum Patek Philippe perpetual Calendar chronograph with moon phase, ref. 3970EP, produced in 1993. Includes an extract from the archives establishing the original sale date of May 27, 1993. Original box and packaging.
Estimated at $90,000 to $120,000
Lot 194 is an 18k pink gold Patek Philippe chronograph with tachometer scale, ref. 1463R, produced in 1951 with an extract from the archives showing an original sale date of May 23, 1952. 34mm case.
Estimated at $175,000 to $225,000.
Lot 195 is an 18k yellow gold Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph with moon phases, retailed by Tiffany & Co., ref. 2499J produced in 1968 with an extract from the archives establishing the original sale date of April 29, 1968. 37mm case. The case back bears a monogram.
Estimated at $250,000 – $350,000
View the entire catalog at the official Sotheby’s website.