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Auction Report: Three Interesting Lots From The Upcoming Monaco Legend ‘Exclusive Timepieces’ Auction

by Jon Bues

In his capability because the chairman of the watch division of Monaco Legend Auctions, Parmegiani and his group have put collectively fairly an assortment for his or her upcoming October 31 “Unique Timepieces” sale at Monaco’s Hôtel Hermitage. There’s a lot on this sale to cowl nearly each urge for food. A hyperlink to the total on-line catalog can be found here. What follows are only a few attention-grabbing tons that jumped out at me for his or her uncommon circumstances / designs.

Lot 183, Patek Philippe Tortoise-Formed Wristwatch in White Gold

Kicking issues off, we’ve this elegantly formed Patek Philippe gown watch with very good steadiness and proportion. Accompanied by an extract relationship the watch’s manufacture to 1928 and its sale to 1930, the watch positively has that late ’20s allure that one would count on from an oblong wristwatch with Breguet numerals similar to this one. That includes the caliber 10”’, it has a powerful white-gold case that has maintained its crisp edges and hallmark. Lot 183 carries an estimate of €10,000 – 20,000 and might be discovered here.

Lot 63 Pasha Automated Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar

Whereas I believe the Pasha case form can actually be described as uncommon, it is with out query a widely known design and one with a highlight shining on it this 12 months. Many know of the Pasha perpetual calendar, which even made an look in Talking Watches With Greg Norman, however do you know that there was additionally a variation of this watch incorporating a minute repeater? Right here we’ve a yellow-gold Pasha perpetual calendar with minute repeater relationship to 1989, making it one of many extra attention-grabbing difficult watches within the Oct. 31 sale, and one which appears well-timed given this 12 months’s relaunch of the Cartier Pasha. It is lot quantity 63 and carries an estimate of €45,000 – 90,000, and it may be discovered here.

Lot 171, Omega De Ville Women’ Bracelet Piece

As we detailed within the HODINKEE Magazine, Volume 3, throughout the Quartz Disaster, Omega had a partnership, beginning in 1969, with the London-based jewellery designer Andrew Grima. This piece is a bit later and “follows the fashion of the Jeux d’Argent sequence of watches, produced after and taking inspiration from their affiliation with the well-known British jewellery designer Andrew Grima,” in accordance with the public sale description. The case is sharp, the glass over the dial is thick, and the bracelet itself is virtually a bit of jewellery artwork. The motion inside is the manually wound Omega cal. 625. Lot 171 carries an estimate of €8,000 – 15,000 and might be discovered here.

Public sale Particulars

 Morning Session:

 Tons 1 – 100, beginning at 10: 30 AM CET

 Afternoon Session:

 Tons 101 – 264, beginning at 2: 30 PM CET

For extra, click here.

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