Exclusive Timepieces 31 October 2020 | Monaco

Auction Details

Morning Session:
Lots 1 – 100, starting at 10:30 AM CET
Afternoon Session:
Lots 101 – 264, starting at 2:30 PM CET

Monaco Legend Group is focusing, in this Autumn Auction Catalogue, to offer a variety of beautiful timepieces where the winning point has to be the combination between rarity, quality and price.

179 Piaget Absolutely Fine and Very Attractive Beta21 Rectangular Shaped Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, Reference 14 101, With Lapis Lazuli Dial

Estimate: € 8,000 –⁠ 16,000

Sold € 16,900

Lot Description

Model: Beta21
Reference: 14 101
Case Material: Yellow gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow gold
Year: 1970s
Movement: Quartz
Caliber: 105
Case N°: 190641
Dimensions: 41 mm x 33.5 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement

The Beta-21 movement was released at the Basel Fair in April 1970: to house the large rectangular shape of the movement was, of course, necessary a big size case; thus Piaget gave life to reference 14 101 such as the present lot. The stunning and substantial solid gold watch impresses for its quality and the richly contrasting lapis lazuli dial and full 18K gold Piaget bracelet. Nowadays and in the past years the combination of yellow gold and lapis lazuli has always been so much appreciated by collectors and passionate, moreover, when preserved in this way considering the fact that this specific hard stone could crack easily. To further embellish tis watch a remarkable yellow gold with bark decoration nicely preserved.