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

95 Patek Philippe Very Elegant and Precious, Haute Joaillerie, Wristwatch in White-gold, With Baguette-diamond Bezel and Lapis Lazuli Dial, Reference 3626/1

Estimate: € 40,000 –⁠ 80,000

Lot Description

Model: Bracelet Watch
Reference: 3626/1
Case Material: White Gold and Diamonds
Bracelet Material: White Gold
Year: 1974
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 16-250
Case N°: 2752959
Movement N°: 1 269 412
Dimensions: 32 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Extract from the Archives

Reference 3626/1 was introduced in the market only few years earlier of the 3625, its sibling with onyx dial, and produced in very few examples, making it one of the most elusive bracelet watch ever produced by Patek. The present timepiece part of the Patek Philippe Haute Joaillerie family is offered in almost unworn and excellent condition. Furthermore, the Patek Philippe extract from the archives confirms that the present watch is set with 56 diamonds for 6.42 karats. The present timepiece is offered in almost unworn and excellent condition. Furthermore, the Patek Philippe extract from the archives confirms that the present watch is set with 56 diamonds for 6.42 karats. Diamonds has always played a primary role in Patek’s history and this stunning watch certainly confirms this trend. Popular now as in the 1970s and 1980s gem-set watches have a timeless appeal. This glamorous ref. 3626 is set with 56 baguette high-grade diamonds. Patek Philippe excels in not only watchmaking but also hard stone setting as testified by the suitably elegant lapis lazuli dial that creates a fan static frame together with the baguette-diamond bezel, the white-gold case and bracelet.