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
65 Patek Philippe Elegant and Refined, Calatrava-Style, Wristwatch in Pink Gold, Fancy Lugs, Pink Dial, With Box
Estimate: € 15,000 – 30,000
Sold € 19,500
Model: Fancy Lugs
Case Material: Pink Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Case N°: 509501
Movement N°: 928 164
Dimensions: 35 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
Accessories: Extract from the Archives and Box
The present specimen by Patek Philippe is one of the most elusive time-only watches to find, and this very example is, to the best of our knowledge, the only one that has appeared at auction. This wristwatch has a two-body case manufactured in pink gold with a snap on back, inclined bezel and very unusual overhanging and concave lugs. The conditions of this very elegant timepieces are nice with original and massive proportions, still presenting the original hallmark. The pink salmon dial has a fine charm, with applied pink gold Arabic numerals and dot indexes, auxiliary seconds dial and baton pink gold hands. Offered in remarkable conditions, this watch also comes with the original Patek Philippe box and buckle.