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

159 Patek Philippe Very Stylish and Rare, Concealed Dial Lady’s Bracelet Wristwatch in Yellow-gold, Reference 3160

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 30,000

Sold € 48,100

Model: Bracelet Watch
Reference: 3160
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1954
Movement: Manual
Case N°: 674 185
Movement N°: 843 545
Dimensions: 24 × 41 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Accessories: Extract from the Archives

As a creative designer and a pioneer in horology, most of the watches produced by Patek Philippe over the years have always been amazed by its ability to totally break the mold with the aesthetic standards of the period in which they were designed. The case maker for this reference is Ponti (son of Ponti of Ponti Gennari, (keymark 21) and this totally unconventional creation is signed inside the case back. The here offered bracelet watch for lady is a bald and fine creation made in yellow gold and elegantly preserved. The motif with the gold pearls shape on the present watch reflects the creativity of Patek Philippe, and under the cover is located a delicate rectangular dial with black painted baton indexes, hidden when the mask is closed, and allows the piece to be worn as both a functional watch and a piece of jewelry. During the 1950s, Patek Philippe ladies watch often featured a small dial and leather or cord strap but this watch comes with a yellow-gold bracelet. Preserved in excellent condition, this timepiece must have been worn sparingly throughout its lifetime as it hardly displays any wear.