Exclusive Timepieces 22 –⁠ 23 October 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

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

50 Rolex Very Rare and Highly Special, Cellini King Midas, Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, Reference 4315, With Integrated Yellow Gold Bracelet

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 30,000

Sold € 18,200

Model: King Midas
Reference: 4315
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1976
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 651
Case N°: 4319009, N° 4555
Dimensions: 28 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement

The most renown exponent of the Cellini family is King Midas such as this reference 4315 here. This example can for sure be considered as one of the nicest and most rare ever realized by the brand: the yellow gold is very fresh with crisp and deep hallmarks engraved on the back while the reference and number on the integrated yellow-gold bracelet. The dial is absolutely spectacular and match the whole case with a cream color and is completed by yellow-gold baton hands. The winding crown is at 9 o’clock and the caliber is the famous 651 covered with a yellow gold screwed-down case back. Charismatic, precious and with an historically important provenience, this watch is the utmost in understated elegance.