PHILLIPS: The Geneva Watch Auction: TWO

Last night it was released the new catalog of the next Phillips’ Auction, to be held in Geneva, Saturday, November 7, 2015. Let’s discover with Mr. Corrado Mattarelli (@corradomattarelli) some of the most exceptional timepieces in the catalog.

CM: if you want to buy an extraordinary watch, spare no expense, you can leave Geneva with something truly unique. The choice ranges from the top lot, a magnificent Patek Ref.1436, Stainless steel, 1945 to the amazing Rolex Padellone , Ref.8171, Stainless steel, 1950, probably the most beautiful example ever appeared.


James Bond fans will be able to get the unmissable Rolex Submariner, 5513, Stainless steel, 1972. Accompanied with James Bond memorabilia, it is accompanied with the the original drawings, the “Live and Let Die” movie tape.


You can go home with a magnificent Patek Philippe 2499 first series with champagne dial in yellow gold or a third series for Tiffany with unique dial. 2499/100 accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin stamped January 1984 by Gübelin AG Lucerne.

Patek Philippe 2499/100, 18k yellow gold, 1983


You can’t miss the breathtaking Cosmograph Daytona, “Paul Newman”, 6241, 18k yellow gold, 1968, with outer caseback signed Hermès.

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", 6241, 18k yellow gold, 1968


We can enjoy an extremely rare and elegant Rolex “La Caravelle”, 6102, 18k yellow gold, 1953, and a most probably unique yellow gold open face world time watch, the luxury Patek Philippe, Worldtime “Star Dragon”, 18k yellow gold made in 1944.


A beautiful collection of Vacheron Constantin chronograph


For the lovers of white gold, a magnificent Rolex Datejust, 6305/1, 18k white gold, 1954 and a luxury Rolex Day-Date, 6611B, 18k white gold, 1958


Splendid sporty and personalized Rolex Submariner, 1680, 18k yellow gold, 1973. Accompanied by its original presentation box with inscription “By appointment: To H.M. Qaboos Bin Said. Jewellers Goldsmiths Silversmiths Asprey PLC, New Bond Street, London” and Khanjar emblem, and outer packaging. You can dream with a very rare and attractive Rolex GMT-Master, 1675, 18k yellow gold, 1973, made for UAE Ministry of Defence.


Among the finest chronographs ever appeared at auction we find the very rare and attractive Audemars Piguet 1533, Stainless steel and pink gold, 1941.

AUDEMARS PIGUET 1533, Stainless steel and pink gold, 1941


 An extremely rare Patek Philippe 565, Stainless steel, 1943. The present example must be considered one of the most exceptional specimens of reference 565 to ever come to the market.

PATEK PHILIPPE 565, Stainless steel, 1943


An incredible Patek Philippe 570, 18k yellow gold, 1941, has Breguet numerals, like in new condition.

PATEK PHILIPPE 570, 18k yellow gold, 1941


Three exceptional example. The Patek Philippe “Tasti Tondi” was the chronograph of choice for celebrities. Here we can admire three different dial designs and different case materials, each has their own individual personality. What they have in common is their classic beauty.  The first is a Stainless steel, 1951,  the second a 18k pink gold, 1952 and the third 18k yellow gold, 1942.


“I hope you enjoyed this article, because last night I studied all the catalog and went to sleep at 3 am 🙂

See you in Geneva, Corrado”.

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