The timepieces that we are offering at this auction are coming from all over the world and from some of the most prominent collections.
An incredibly impressive selection of truly rare Rolex Daytonas. A stunning and rare Cartier watch. A Patek Philippe in platinum from the 1920s, coming to auction for the first time, the John Goldberger Calatrava, which is one of the most sought-after reference 530s, to name but a few.
Session I: Saturday 21 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 108
Session II: Sunday 22 October, 10:30 AM – lots 109 to 172
Session III: Sunday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 173 to 281
106 Breguet Precious and Stylish, Horloger de la Marine, Automatic Wristwatch in Platinum, With Two-Tone Guillochè Dial, Reference 3460
Estimate: € 20,000 – 40,000
Sold € 23,400
Model: Horloger de la Marine
Case Material: Platinum
Bracelet Material: White Gold
Case N°: 1115C
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Breguet is one of the oldest surviving Swiss watchmaking brands, famous for pioneering numerous watchmaking technologies, such as the tourbillion mechanism invented by Abraham-Louis Breguet in 1801. Based on its exceptional heritage, Breguet has released a highly refined, platinum version of the Marine 3460 Chronograph model. The lot here offered is one of the nicest examples ever presented at auctions for its quality conditions and rarity. The case in platinum has a case back secured by 6 screws curved and inclined bezel, coin-edge band and straight lapidated lugs, all preserved in incredible conditions. Trademarks of Breguet, the dial reflects the ability and history of the Swiss brand, with a two-tone hand-turned guilloché decoration, painted black radial Roman numerals on a brushed reserve, subsidiary dials for the seconds, 30 minutes and the 12-hour registration, outer 60-minute divisions, aperture for the date at 6. The luminous blued steel Breguet hour and minute hands are powered by the automatic 576 caliber with 37 jewels.