An Evening of Exceptional Watches | Christie’s Live Auction

An Evening of Exceptional Watches | Christie’s Live Auction - MondaniWeb

An Evening of Exceptional Watches | Christie’s Live Auction

New York

United States

Mondani Web is so proud to present An Evening of Exceptional Watches Auction by Christie’s.

An Evening of Exceptional Watches Auction will take place at 20 Rockefeller Center, New York. The auction starts at 18:00 on Jun. 6.

An Evening of Exceptional Watches features 100 lots of wristwatches and pocket watches, notable for their extreme rarity, highlighted provenance and exceptional condition. Highlights include the first known Patek Philippe reference 2481 with polychrome cloisonné enamel dial of the “Tropical-Oasis” theme, dating to 1950, a very rare Rolex Daytona with “Paul Newman” dial, retailed by Linz Brothers and dating to 1968, and an exceptional single-owner Patek Philippe reference 3448 in white gold with bracelet. Offering a blend of both vintage and modern timepieces at various price points, the highly anticipated sale will be of interest to both seasoned and emerging collectors alike.

If you would like to see the lots before the auction these are the viewing dates:

31 May, 10am – 5pm

1 Jun, 10am – 5pm

2 Jun, 1pm – 5pm

3 Jun, 10am – 5pm

4 Jun, 10am – 5pm

5 Jun, 10am – 5pm

In this article, we show you the top lots to give you a preview of some of the best for sale.

Contact: Rebecca Ross | rross@christies.com

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Lot 13

Vacheron Constantin. An Extremely Fine and Rare 18k Gold Minute Repeating Wristwatch with Two-Tone Dial. Signed Vacheron Constantin, Genève, Ref. 4261, movement no. 501’908, case no. 328’056, manufactured in 1954.

Estimate: USD 300,000

Lot 32

Rolex Daytona. An Exceptionally Rare and Attractive Stainless Steel Chronograph Wristwatch ”Paul Newman” Dial. Retailed by Linz Brothers, cosmograph, Ref. 6239, case no. 1’874’400. Dallas, 1968

Estimate: USD 300,000

Lot 92

Patek Philippe. An Extremely Fine, Rare and Attractive Stainless Steel Chronograph Wristwatch with Bracelet. Retailed by Gübelin, Ref. 1463, movement no. 869’002, case no. 2’605’598, manufactured in 1958.

Estimate: USD 350,000

Lot 94

Patek Philippe. A Very Fine and Rare 18k White Gold Automatic Perpetual Calendar Wristwatch with Moon Phases and Bracelet. Ref. 3448, movement no. 1’119’114, case no. 322’496, manufactured in 1969.

Estimate: USD 300,000

Lot 100

Patek Philippe. An Extremely Fine and Very Early 18k Pink Gold Wristwatch with Center Seconds and Polychrome Cloisonné Enamel ‘Tropical Oasis’ Dial. Ref. 2481, movement no. 700’260, case no. 660’758, manufactured in 1950

Estimate: USD 600,000

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