First Look: Ten Top Lots From The Phillips Geneva Watch Auction Two, Including A Steel Split Seconds Patek, The Hermes Paul Newman, And A True Bond Submariner
Patek Philippe Reference 1436 Split-Seconds Chronographs In Stainless Steel
The 1436 is one of just two creation split-second chronograph references made by Patek Philippe in the 20th century. They are by a long shot most commonly found in yellow gold, with an intermittent example sourced in rose gold. Steel 1436’s are rarely seen, and when they are, all gatherers pay heed. This watch is in astoundingly well protected condition, and most likely a chalice watch for any Patek authority. What is intriguing about this piece is that in light of the fact that there are not many steel 1436’s on the lookout, they are not difficult to follow. Indeed, it was this very watch that dwelled in Alfredo Paramico’s “white Patek” assortment after a 2009 Antiquorum sell off where the watch sold for 1.25M CHF . The watch was sold by Paramico a few years prior to another private authority who seems, by all accounts, to be sure that Phillips can net him a positive outcome. The gauge on this astounding steel split-seconds chronograph is CHF 1.5M to 3.0M.
Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph 2499 First Series Confirmed Born With Champagne Dial
You all know that the 2499 is serious, yet what you may not know is how huge of an arrangement the early watches are. A third or fourth arrangement 2499 floats around $500,000 and you see them frequently . A subsequent arrangement watch, even in yellow gold? You’re taking a gander at 1,000,000 dollars. Also, attempt to discover one in great condition. First arrangement? Much more uncommon, thus this watch at Phillips which has a delightful and unique (affirmed by separate) champagne dial is extremely extraordinary. Now many favor a subsequent arrangement watch to a first, so the gauge here is tempered by that. Gauge on this exceptional champagne dial 2499 first arrangement is at CHF 800,000 to 1.4M.
The Rolex Submariner 5513 As Worn By James Bond Complete With Buzz-Saw Bezel
Some would say this is really the most viewed watch in the world – having been highlighted in the exemplary James Bond film Live And Let Die. Correct, this is the Submariner that Roger Moore, as Bond, wore and used to slice through a rope to get away – on the grounds that it has a buzz-saw bezel, dontcha know? This is additionally the Sub that Bond used to unfasten his fire’s dress, and catch a spoon off an espresso saucer with its magnetic field generator. The case back is marked “Roger Mooore 007” and it sure will make Bond and watch fans go insane. Phillips has a gauge of CHF 150,000 to 300,000, and it ought to be noted we saw this watch sell in 2011 for $243,000 at Christie’s .
The One And Only Known Example Of A Paul Newman Daytona Retailed By Hermes
This is another example of a unique Rolex offered by Phillips this fall that we saw sell under Mr. Bacs’ rule at Christie’s – the unparalleled Paul Newman Daytona retailed by Hermes. It’s a decent example of a gold 6241, made more extraordinary by the Hermes signature in the gold case back. Last time around it sold for $519,000 and you can see our involved subtleties here . This time, we see a gauge of CHF 300,000 to 600,000.
Pink Gold Rolex Triple Calendar Reference 6062 With Star Dial
The 6062 may very well be the Rolex to own whenever you’ve moved past all the Daytona business. It’s straightforward, and excellent, and uncommon. This example of the triple schedule moonphase is all that, however in pink gold with a unique star-dial. Discover another. This is only the second time this watch has been offered at closeout in more than 60 years, and the large young men will be out for this one, I’m certain about it. Gauge is CHF 500,000 to 1M.
Unique Vacheron Constantin Chronograph Cornes de Vache
This one look natural? It ought to, on the grounds that Vacheron just brought back the Cornes de Vache in a restricted release platinum work a month ago . This is the first, obviously, reference 6087 and those monster horn hauls is only one example of the downright epic case plans we saw from Vacheron a century ago. This one has a gauge of CHF 50,000 to 100,000, and it is one of nine vintage Vacheron chronos in this sale.
1920s Cartier Minute Repeater By Audemars Piguet
One could scarcely envision a more extraordinary or rich watch than this one. This is a 1920s minute repeater in platinum, made by Audemars Piguet, for Cartier, with Breguet numerals, on a period platinum arm band. What more is there to say? Gauge is CHF 300,000 to 600,000.
These seven watches are only a little sampling of what we’ll see from Phillips this fall. It ought to be noted we have just shown you a pink 2497 and mint 18k Rolex 6265 here . What’s more, they will offer one of the initial 20 watches at any point made by FP Journe after building up his eponymous image . There are a few all the more parts uncovered over at PhillipsWatches.com should you be inclined.
As for the actual watches? Plainly Bacs & Co. expect to additionally harden themselves as the total chief in the offer of top of the line watches over opponents Christie’s and Sotheby’s. What is fascinating for somebody who has been following this industry now for pretty much 10 years is what number of these top parcels I have just seen at sell off – the Hermes PN, the James Bond 5513 – and what number are “known” watches, similar to the 1436. Seeing these watches sell like clockwork doesn’t raise doubt about anything about the quality of the watch, yet I would be neglectful on the off chance that I didn’t say that new to showcase pieces are undeniably more energizing to me. Would I give the world to own any of the pieces above? Unquestionably, truth be told I could tally in excess of a few grails from simply the watches above, however the watches that get me most energized are those with accounts yet to be written. All things considered, the significance and quality of the simply the watches seen here is downright wonderful, for any bartering house, and that can not be ignored.
Rolex 6239 Unique Solo Dial
Cloisonné Dial Rolex
Patek Phiilippe Reference 605 HU Cloisonné
The Geneva Watch Auction: Two will happen in Geneva on November seventh and eighth, 2015.