“Important Watches” Fortuna’s Live Auction

“Important Watches” Fortuna’s Live Auction - MondaniWeb

“Important Watches” Fortuna’s Live Auction

New York

United States

Mondani Web is so happy to present “Important Watches” Live Auction by Fortuna, on December 12th, 2019 at Fortuna Showroom (608 5th Ave, Ste 507 New York).

The auction, led by a fresh-to-market Rolex Daytona “Paul Newman” Ref. 6239 offered by the son of the original owner. The sale will also feature a wide selection of highly sought after watches from world-renowned brands such as Patek Philippe and Richard Mille.

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December 5-6 10AM–5PM
December 8 12PM–5PM
December 9-12 10AM–5PM

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

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Lot 1010

Cartier Crash 1991 Limited Edition in 18K Gold. This piece is the first reissue of the original Crash watch. The Cartier Crash is one of the most famous watches made by the legendary jeweler, The original Crash was made by Cartier craftsmen in the UK after seeing a colleague’s watch that was badly melted in a car accident. Debuted in 1991, it was limited to only 400 pieces and is accompanied by a Cartier box, warranty and manual.

Estimate: $30,000-$50,000.

 

Lot 1012

Richard Mille RM-07 Ladies’ in 18K White Gold with Diamond Pave, the RM-07 takes the signature Richard Mille tonneau case and gives it the diamond pave look. It comes accompanied by an autographed copy of Richard Mille Editions Cercle D’Art by Alain Borer and Guy Lucas de Peslouan, Richard Mille winding box, travel pouch, polishing cloth, warranty and manual.

Estimate of $50,000-$100,000

 

Lot 1016

Rolex Day-Date 40 Ref. 228348 in 18K Gold. Introduced in 2007, the Day-Date 40 is a more contemporary sized version of the “President.” This larger 40 mm watch has more wrist presence and offers a more modern take on the dress Rolex. The present example has a diamond bezel and dial, adding to the wow factor. Accompanied by Rolex box, warranty, hang tags, manual and factory service brochure.

Estimate: $25,000-$35,000

 

Lot 1028

Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Ref. 49.9000.9004/78.R582 in Ceramic, features an Alligator and rubber with an adjustable strap. Accompanied by a Zenith box, papers and manual. The case material is ceramic with a skeleton dial. Automatic movement.
Offered as a No Reserve Lot.

Estimate: $4,100 – $8,200
Lot 1036
The Rolex 1675 GMT Master is one of the brand’s most iconic models. Introduced as a watch made at the request of Juan Trippe at Pan Am Airlines, the purpose was to be able to track your home time as the local time zone changed. The GMT Master was worn by pilots, but the distinctive colors of the Pepsi Bezel and toolwatch history have captivated watch enthusiasts. The present example has attractive, even aging on the case and dial. It is from 1971, which was the first year for movement hacking. The bracelet is a solid link Oyster and is newer than the watch.
Estimate: $12,000-$15,000
Lot 1037
olex Daytona “Paul Newman” Ref. 6239 in Steel, this watch is the most desirable and valuable vintage sport watches. Famously worn by the actor and race car enthusiast, the watch has become just as legendary as the man who it is associated with. The present example is investment grade, checking all the boxes on condition. It comes on the original Rolex rivet bracelet.
Estimate: $150,000-$250,000
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