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
164 Patek Philippe Extremely Rare and Important, Nautilus, Automatic Wristwatch in Steel, Retailed by Tiffany & Co, With Box, Booklets and Certificate of Origin, Reference 5712/1A
Estimate: € 100,000 – 200,000
Sold € 162,500
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Caliber: 240 PS
Case N°: 6 165 339
Movement N°: 7022272
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Accessories: Box, Transport Box, Warranty, Booklets, Tag, Setting Pin and Additional Link
Patek Philippe’s Nautilus is undoubtedly one of a handful that still hold their position as the hottest and most sought-after watches in the market today. Originally launched in 1976, this model saw in the course of the years the addition of many different complications. The reference 5712, such as the present watch, was released in 2006 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the coveted Gerald Genta creation. Praised by collectors and garnering a cult following globally, the Patek Philippe ref. 5712 replaced the exclusive reference 3712, which was only in production from 2005 through 2006 and saw the first introduction of the date, moon phases, power reserve indication. Featuring the distinctive Nautilus porthole inspired case, reference 5712 remains to be very sought after among collectors and the present one is even more precious. It is not every day that one will come across a remarkable example, fresh-to-the-market, of a stainless steel reference 5712 and this only would be enough to attract many collectors and passionate. Anyway, the watch is definitely more important since between 5 and 6 o’clock of the ocean blue dial with grooves, is present the prestigious signature of the retailer Tiffany & Co, capable of adding higher desirability and collectability to the present lot. It is, furthermore, accompanied by its Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin and iconic Tiffany blue packaging.