Exclusive Timepieces, Sessions I, II, III 23 –⁠ 24 April 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.

Session I
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Session II
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Session III
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273

44 Patek Philippe Very Elegant and Timeless, Open Face Pocket Watch, in White-gold, With Breguet Numerals, Reference 980, Patek Philippe Chain and Service

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 30,000

Sold € 19,500

Lot Description

Model: Pocket Watch
Reference: 980
Case Material: White Gold
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 17″ SAV PS
Case N°: 4 015 446
Movement N°: 1 940 098
Dimensions: 48 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Chain and Service

The elegance and virtue of a pocket watch are timeless. Moreover if the pocket watch has been manufactured by the Swiss brand Patek Philippe. Despite being a time-only watch, the present open-face specimen is absolutely fascinating in its simplicity. The circular case with rounded bezel and snap-on back is totally in white gold as demonstrated by the deep hallmarks and is still in very appealing conditions. The brushed silver presents applied Breguet numbers, subsidiary second at 6 o’clock and Breguet hands. The movement is a caliber 17 ″’, cut bimetallic compensation balance.