NY Christie’s rare watches auction preview

This december New York is the ultimate place to be for every passionate collector of cars and watches. At Christie’s, the Rare Watches and Important Discoveries auction will take place next Wednesday, 16 December 2015 at Christie’s building in Rockefeller Plaza, it features a fine 193-lot selection of both vintage and modern timepieces, elaborate pocket watches and stunning clocks. Highlights include a possibly unique Patek Philippe with pearl hour markers originally given by the Emir of Bahrain, a Rolex with a vibrant cloisonné enamel dial, two exceptional vintage watches from Audemars Piguet, and four watches worn on the hit television show Mad Men. Prices begin at $700 all the way up to $350,000 for the top lots, total sale is expected to achieve about $4 million. We went to Geneva and Hong Kong to follow the auctions and give you a hot inside preview of some of the masterpieces that we like the most and now it’s time to explore what’s going on in the big apple ! Enjoy our curated selection of extraordinary watches.

Patek Philippe 130 monopulsante. lot 186. Estimate: $250,000-450,000


Patek Philippe 1463 breguet. lot 188. Estimate: $180,000-280,000


Patek Philippe 2497. lot 63. Estimate: $200,000-400,000


Patek Philippe 2499. lot 189. Estimate: $200,000-400,000


Patek Philippe 3970ER. lot 190. Estimate: $85,000-120,000


Patek Philippe 1593. lot 59. Estimate: $30,000-50,000


Rolex 6036 Dato Compax. lot 99. Estimate: $150,000-200,000


Rolex 6100 “LES ARMOIRIES”. lot 34. Estimate: $50,000-100,000


Rolex 6265 18k gold. lot 138. Estimate: $50,000-100,000


Rolex Paul Newman 6263 panda. lot 136. Estimate: $150,000-250,000


Rolex Paul Newman 6265 panda. lot 139. Estimate: $170,000-220,000


Breguet Diver. Estimate: $60,000-80,000


Audemars Piguet steel chronograph with enamel dial. lot 161. Estimate: $40,000-60,000


Discover all the lots available at Christie’s website