Mondani Web is so pleased to present Christie’s Online Auction “Rare Watches New York: Online” Auction, this auction is already open until April 26th, 2021.
The Christie’s Rare Watches New York: Online auction features incredible rarities. Timeless works from the Patek Philippe, Cartier and Vacheron Constantin manufactures that are amongst the most coveted timepieces in the market.
An important auction showcasing the strength of the market and their specialists, the sale includes a superb Cartier Mystery clock known as “Model A”. Manufactured in 1919, the timepiece is an exceptionally rare and early example of the first type of mystery clock created by Louis Cartier and master clockmaker Maurice Coüet (1885-1963). Preserved in excellent overall condition and sold with a Cartier Certificate, it represents the rare opportunity of acquiring one of the house’s most iconic timepieces.
Very strong in terms of Patek Philippe, the sale features the iconic references 3448, 1463, 1518 and 2499. Of particular interest, the reference 3448 is crafted in one of the most coveted metals for the reference, white gold. Introduced to the market in 1962, the reference 3448 was the first automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch produced in series by any manufacturer and is the prefect embodiment of a transitional period in the evolution of watchmaking design. With the 1950s and 60s a new trend took shape: the technological advances of the time inspired, in all fields of design, futuristic shapes and cleaner looks.
Viewing by appointment only: 17-22 April
Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
In this article, we show you the top lots to give you a preview of some of the best for sale.
Patek Philippe Gold Chronograph Ref. 1463 Retailed by Tiffany & Co., in 18K Yellow Gold, circa 1968. With: Extract from the Archives confirming the manufacture of the present watch in 1968 and its subsequent sale on 25 October 1968.
Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph, Ref. 2499/100, in 18K Yellow Gold, circa 1984. With: 18K Yellow Gold Patek Philippe buckle andExtract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1984 and its subsequent sale on 23 July 1984.
Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Ref. 3448 in 18K White Gold, circa 1974. With: Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1974 and its subsequent sale on 30 April 1975.
Patek Philippe 10 Day Tourbillon, Ref. 5101P, in Platinum. With: Certificate of origin dated: 5-5-04, COSC Certificate dated: 3-18-04, Product literature and Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 2004 and its subsequent sale on 6 May 2004.
Patek Philippe “Cathedral” Minute Repeating, Perpetual Calendar, Ref. 5074J, in 18K Yellow Gold. With: Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 2005 and its subsequent sale on 22 April 2008.
Vacheron Constantin, Possibly Unique, Tourbillon Pocket Watch Retailed by Asprey, in 18K White Gold and Diamond- Set. With: Original fitted presentation box. Duplicate of the Certificate of Origin dated 16 July 1993 confirming production of the movement in 1945 and of the white gold case set with 40 trapezoid-cut diamonds of 12.36 cts in 1993.