Important Watches

Important Watches

Sale Overview

Following the success of the New York June 2022 auction, totaling $21,743,070, Christie’s is proud to present the New York December auction, comprising of 117 lots from the world’s most reputable brands, featuring fine vintage and modern horological masterpieces from Patek Philippe, Rolex, F.P.Journe, Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet, Cartier, and more. 

Vintage highlights from Patek Philippe include a very rare and attractive 18k rose gold wristwatch with mesmerizing cloisonné enamel dial, manufactured in 1950, and an extraordinarily rare 18k yellow gold Nautilus reference 3700 with diamond-set bezel, manufactured in 1980. Other vintage highlights include a very well preserved Longines steel chronograph wristwatch with black dial, manufactured in 1943, an attractive Rolex 14k Gold Daytona reference 6264, as well as a rare steel Tudor “Big Crown,” reference 7924.

Modern highlights from Patek Philippe include desirable green dial references: the highly attractive Grand Complication 5270P-014, and Nautilus 5711-014, a limited edition Richard Mille reference RM67-02, “Alexander Zverev,” as well as a very fine Audemars Piguet titanium minute repeating Supersonnerie bracelet watch, limited to 35 examples.

The sale hosts a Single Owner collection of highly desirable Patek Philippe references retailed by Tiffany & Co., as well as a selection of very attractive and rare skeleton, gem and diamond-set, or hardstone dial timepieces.

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