Exclusive Timepieces 23 –⁠ 24 April 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.

Session I
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Session II
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Session III
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273

152 Gucci Fine and Charming, Lady’s Rectangular Shaped Wristwatch, in Silver and Coromandel

Estimate: € 3,000 –⁠ 6,000

Sold € 3,900

Lot Description

Model: Bracelet Watch
Case Material: Silver
Bracelet Material: Silver and Enamel
Year: 1970S
Movement: Manual
Case N°: 845
Dimensions: 18 × 21 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

Gucci is a Florentine brand founded in 1921 and is now renowned as one of the most important and desired fashion brands all over the world. After the war, the Gucci crest, which showed a shield and armored knight surrounded by a ribbon inscribed with the family name, became synonymous with the city of Florence. Under the direction of Aldo Gucci (son of Guccio), Gucci became a worldwide-known brand, an icon of the Italian Dolce Vita. Its main focus is, whatever related to style and that’s why in the 1950s/1960s it gave life to a series of watches with a unique design and material. The U.S. President John F. Kennedy called Aldo Gucci the “first Italian ambassador to the United States”. The lot here offered is one of these creations and according to their archives only a few pieces in silver and coromandel have been produced, every piece well finished by hand. This bracelet-watch dresses the wrist thanks to its four unusual piece composition of coromandel and silver that reminds the style of a belt. Very well preserved, this watch also presents a rectangular silver case with gilded dial embellished with Roman numbers and thin feuille hands all very nicely preserved.