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48 iconic and timeless watches to be auctioned in Dubai

on September 10, 2013

Source: Arabian Business

Christie’s Watch Auction will be the only watch auction of its kind to be held in the Middle East.


Christie’s renowned auction of Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art, will be followed by Christie’s Watch Auction, which is the only watch auction to be held in the region.


The auction will include some truly coveted pieces, such as the above Rolex ring watch, which has the original warranty card circa 1960’s (next image).


Breguet, Patek Philippe, Piguet, Bulgari, Chopard, Cartier, IWC, Rolex, Tag Heuer are among the brands represented by the 48 pieces to be offered with estimates from $1,000 to $80,000. With a combined value of around $1 million. The following are a a few highlights from the auction.


Cartier: A very fine and oversized 18K Pink Gold skeletonised wristwatch with flying Tourbillon. Signed Cartier, this “ROTONDE” model, is circa 2011. Price Estimate: $40,000-60,000


Breguet: An exclusive limited edition 18K Pink Gold Half Hunter case tourbillion wristwatch. Originally made for the 200th anniversary of the invention of the tourbillon movement by the firm. Price Estimate: $60,000-80,000


Panerai: A very rare stainless steel limited series triple barrel cushion-shaped water-resistant dual time wristwatch with night and day indication, power reserve and perpendicular rotating tourbillion.


Panerai Luminor Price Estimate: $40,000-60,000


Rolex: An authentic Daytona Pro-Hunter Stealth, Issue IV model, circa 2011. Price Estimate: $14,000-20,000


IWC: An oversized stainless steel, manually-wound wristwatch. This PORTUGUESE F.A. JONES was manufactured in 2006 Price Estimate: $5,000-7,000


Rolex: This COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA, is made of white gold with a pink mother of Pearl Dial. The automatic chronograph wristwatch was manufactured in 2001.


With a one of a kind UAE emblem engraved in the back. Price Estimate: $15,000-20,000


Cartier: This TANK BASCULANTE MECANIQUE is a rare stainless steel reversible, manually-wound wristwatch. Circa 1997 Price Estimate: $2,000-4,000


Tag Heuer: A rare and limited edition stainless steel square automatic chronograph wristwatch The Monaco Vintage was manufactured circa 2009 Price Estimate: $3,000-5,000


Vacheron Constantin: A very fine and exclusive 18K Pink Gold Tonneau-Shaped tourbillion wristwatch with regulator dial and power reserve. The GENEVE MALTE TOURBILLON MODEL was manufactured circa 2008 . Price Estimate: $50,000-70,000


Piaget: An “Haute Joaillerie” diamond-set 18 karat white gold bracelet watch by Piaget is another highlight not to miss. The bracelet is entirely set with 236 baguette-cut diamonds with a total weight of 30.58 cts and 192 round brilliant cut diamonds of approximate. weight of 15.41 cts. Price Estimate $40,000-60,000


Viewing is free and open to the public at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel: Sunday 27 October – Wednesday 30 October. The Watch Auction will take place Tuesday 29, starting 8pm.


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