Exclusive Timepieces 22 –⁠ 23 April 2023 | Monaco

Auction Details

The Monaco Legend Group team has put together an astonishing selection of rarities in the horological field. From the Unique Piece Rolex Yachtmaster, former property of the late President of Rolex Patrick Heiniger, to an outstanding example of the Patek Philippe 2523-1. Not to mention the great selection of rarities destined for Middle Eastern market, such as a Rolex Submariner and Daytona from the Sultanate of Oman and a steel Daytona with UAE emblem on the dial.
Many thanks to Auro Montanari, alias John Goldberger, Roberto Randazzo and George Pakkos for their significant help in supervising the catalogue and to Eric Tortella for his assistance in searching for some of our rarest Patek Philippe watches in his database and releasing his passport of authenticity for them.


Session I: Saturday 22 April, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 100
Session II: Sunday 23 April, 10:30 AM – lots 101 to 164
Session III: Sunday 23 April, 2:30 PM – lots 165 to 261

59 Cartier Very Fine and Attractive, Santos Octagon, Wristwatch in Platinum, Blue Dial

Estimate: € 12,000 –⁠ 25,000

Sold € 22,100

Model: Santos Octagon
Case Material: Platinum
Bracelet Material: Platinum
Year: 1980's
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: AO77
Case N°: 2671
Dimensions: 23 × 32 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement

The Cartier Santos had its first beginnings in 1904 and the lot here offered is an exponent of the Santos Octagon family, made in a limited series. The whole specimen has been manufactured in platinum made with both case and bracelet and Cartier claps that show no evident signs of wearing and very deep hallmarks. The dial is extremely unusual with a blue, reflective, vivid color with only the gilt Cartier signature and the steel sward hands to embellish it. Available in a limited number of pieces, this specimen in the perfect example for elegant evenings and sporty days.