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
90 Patek Philippe Very Well Preserved and Attractive, Tasti Tondi, Chronograph Wristwatch in Pink Gold, Tachymeter Scale Dial, With Extract from the Archives, Reference 1463
Estimate: € 150,000 – 300,000
Sold € 201,500
Model: Tasti Tondi
Case Material: Pink Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Case N°: 684 703
Movement N°: 868715
Dimensions: 34.5 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Accessories: Extract from the Archives
Literature: Sold at Patrizzi & Co Auction 15 June 2010 as lot 145
Very few references produced by Patek Philippe are capable of making the heart of every single vintage watch lover beat faster. Patek Philippe’s legendary reference 1463 is one of the most sought after and collectible vintage chronograph wristwatches due to its strong case proportions and prominent chronograph pushers. First released in 1940, this model represents the only vintage Patek Philippe chronograph with screw back case and round pushers. It is a true mid-century watch, and was actually in some way, the predecessor to even the 5070. In production until 1965, this reference was ahead of its time, with a screw-back case and a muscular feel on the wrist with round pushers. The overall condition of the present “Tasti Tondi” is very nice, displaying a crisp hallmark beneath the lug. The pink-gold case features the stepped bezel and downturned curved lugs, while the dial is finely preserved with raised enamel printing and outer tachymeter scale that contrast wonderfully against the rest of the silvered surface. A Patek Philippe chronograph of such beauty, and rarity, but also wearability, is an extremely rare appearance on the market, and should not be missed. The watch comes with the extract from the archives confirming material, production in 1953 and subsequent sale on 25 May 1955.