16 May 2016,
Price realised CHF 5,250
CHF 1,000 - CHF 2,000
Omega. An unusual sterling silver and onyz lady's bracelet watch with oval dial
Signed Omega, De Ville "Jeux d'Argent", ref. RS 711.8349, movement 35'227'177, case 8349, manufactured in 1974
Cal. 625 circular copper-finished jewelled movement, white dial, Roman numerals, oval case, snap on back, sterling silver and alternating onyx bracelet, case, dial, movement and bracelet signed
33 mm. width; overall length approx. 180 mm.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
With Omega Extract of the Archives confirming the production of the present watch on 22 May 1974 and its delivery to Spain.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Estimate for this lot should read CHF3,000 – 5,000, and not CHF1,000 – 2,000 as indicated in the catalogue
This ‘great-great-grandfather’ of Patek Philippe’s perpetual chronograph series — one of only 281 ever crafted — is being offered in Dubai on 23 March
A striking example in the storied Calatrava line, the ref. 2526 was the first Patek Philippe wristwatch with an automatic movement
Why Vintage Heuer chronographs made between the 1930s and the 1980s are so highly regarded
Exploring the appeal of watches made for the legendary American store that were specially designed for fishing, hunting and sailing
Why was the art of the ancient Mezcala civilisation so fascinating to the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ilya Prigogine?
On the first anniversary of his death, Michael Watts looks back at a long and extraordinary life