One of the finest selections of vintage and contemporary watches we were able to put together. We tried to do our best to offer you extremely rare and well preserved collectable pieces of the best manufactures.
Session I: Saturday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 104
Session II: Sunday 23 October, 10:30 AM – lots 105 to 179
Session III: Sunday 23 October, 2:30 PM – lots 180 to 271
162 IWC Big and Charming Portugieser, Perpetual Calendar Automatic Wristwatch, in Yellow Gold, 7-Day Power Reserve, Reference 502 213, With Box and Papers
Estimate: € 10,000 – 20,000
Sold € 13,000
Model: Portuguese Perpetual Calendar
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Case N°: 317855
Movement N°: 2947017
Dimensions: 42 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
Accessories: Box and Papers
The Portugieser by IWC was firstly introduced over 80 years ago from a direct request of two Portuguese businessmen to commission a wristwatch with the precision of a marine chronometer. From that moment on the Portugieser has been explored in many ways by the maison, housing various complications over the course of its production, including Kurt Klaus’s signature perpetual calendar module. The present lot is an amazing example of Portuguese Automatic Perpetual Calendar, Ref:502213, offering a 7-Day power reserve as well as a moon phase and a complicated dial. It has a solid and massive yellow gold 42 mm case with crystal back allowing the owner to see the automatic caliber 51 610 that powers the watch. Fitted with silvered dial it shows lots of features: applied yellow-gold Arabic hour numerals, polished feuille hands, subsidiary dials for day and running seconds, months, moon phase, date and power reserve and 4 digit year aperture. This watch is one of the most precious creations by IWC and is offered with its original box and papers. A perfect value for buck perpetual calendar timepiece suitable for any important occasions.