Exclusive Timepieces 21 –⁠ 22 October 2023 | Monaco

Auction Details

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

107 Gübelin Unusual and Supercool, Openwork Bracelet Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, With Claw Lapis Lazuli Bezel

Estimate: € 10,000 –⁠ 20,000

Sold € 19,500

Model: Bracelet Watch
Case Material: Yellow Gold and Lapis Lazuli
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1950s
Movement: Manual
Case N°: 141 910
Dimensions: 32 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case

Creativity, bravery and know-how are the values that gave Gübelin its international reputation and allowed the brand to distinguish itself in the world of fine watchmaking and precision. The present lot is a demonstration of audacity and craftsmanship for its complex structure. Mainly focused on high-level jewelry, the watch by Gübelin here offered is the perfect mixture between jewelry and watchmaking: the futuristic openwork design of the yellow-gold bracelet magnificently embraces the wearer’s wrist. The case and dial are located inside the bracelet, the hands are covered by a crystal and features triangular lapis clawlike bezel. The woven mesh dial echoes the woven mesh bracelet. The condition of conservation is incredible, demonstrating the fact that this object has been worn a few times in the course of its existence.