Mondani Web is extremely happy to present “Watches Online: The Dubai Edit” Online Auction by Christie’s, this auction is already open until 27 October, 2021.
Further reinforcing the city’s position as a global hub for vintage and collectible modern watches, Watches Online: The Dubai Edit returns this October with a tightly curated list of rare and exclusive timepieces. The auction may comprise more than 200 lots but three watches sum up the strength of the curation – a rare and much-desired steel Rolex Ref. 6240 ‘Solo’ with the period-correct Mk0 pushers, and an even rarer titanium Richard Mille RM011 Felipe Massa UAE Edition – a flyback chronograph that’s limited to just 7 pieces. Representing Patek Philippe is the Ref. 5102G Celestial, a white gold astronomical wristwatch that borrows the principle of the celestial canopy from the iconic Ref. 5002 Sky Moon Tourbillon.
Visit their gallery at Gate Village 5, Podium Level, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) between October 13-27 by appointment to view these watches.
In this article, we show you the top lots to give you a preview of some of the best for sale.
Rolex Daytona Ref. 6240 ‘Solo’, circa 1966, in Stainless steel, Manual Winding, inside caseback stamped 6239 CRS. Classic reverse panda layout – black ‘Solo’ dial with white subdials for 30-minute chronograph register at 3 o’ clock, 12-hours at 6, running seconds at 9. Only the legend Rolex appears on the dial.
Richard Mille RM011 UAE Edition, an exclusive all Gray Limited Edition Titanium Flyback Chronograph, Skeletonised dial with 60-minute countdown timer at 9 o’clock, 12-hour totaliser, big date at 12 o’ clock, running seconds at 3 o’ clock. Strap Material: Off-white rubber strap.
Patek Philippe Celestial Ref. 5102G-001, in 18k White gold, caseband engraved with Calatrava cross, Automatic Astronomical Watch, Blue metallic dial with three superimposed crystals of the northern night sky and its relative meridian passage of Sirius, orbit of the moon, sector for north, south, east and west divisions, outer chapter ring with Roman numerals and phases of the moon.
Patek Philippe, Amagnetic Ref. 3417, Silvered opaline dial with applied slim hour markers, applied 12 in white gold. Dial also bears the signature of Swiss retailer Beyer. With: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming 1960 as the year of manufacture and July 6, 1960, as the date of sale.