Luxury watches by famous makes such as Omega, Rolex, Patek Philippe, Piaget and others, plus an exquisite selection of equally luxurious jewelry items, to include custom-crafted diamond, emerald and ruby rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and brooches will be in Miller & Miller
s Watches & Jewelry Auction on Saturday, November 23rd.
The event will be held online and in Miller & Millers gallery at 59 Webster Street in New Hamburg, Ontario. A total of 380 lots will come up for bid, with the jewelry items boasting high-quality golds, diamonds, tanzanite and colored stones, while the watches were all functioning at the time of cataloging. Any one of these fine lots would make an outstanding holiday present.
An expected top lot of the sale is a superb mens Patek Philippe 5110P World Time platinum wristwatch, with a deployant clasp, Guilloche center dial, skeleton caseback and marked 33 jewel movement. Included is the original mahogany presentation box with inlaid brass Calatrava lid. The watch carries an estimate of $25,000-$35,000 (all prices quoted are in Canadian dollars).
An 18kt gold ring claw-set with a 4.25-carat solitaire diamond graded VS1 for clarity and K-L for color is expected to soar to $20,000-$25,000. Also, an 18kt gold ballerina-style ring with a square-shaped modified antique cushion cut, 12.39-carat violetish-blue tanzanite surrounded by 32 tapered baguette cut diamonds having 3.10 carats total weight, should realize $4,000-$6,000.
Necklaces will be led by an 18kt yellow and white gold necklace containing a 1.98-carat pear-shaped brilliant diamond of SI-2 clarity and G color flanked by 1.17-carat and 1.09-carat brilliant cut diamonds (est. $24,000-$28,000); and an 18kt gold necklace containing one oval faceted cut emerald of 0.35 carat weight, two oval faceted cut emeralds of 0.34 carat weight, and 12 single-cut diamonds of 0.06 carat total weight (est. $1,100-$1,300). Both have certificates of appraisal.
An Omega 18kt gold mens Grande Luxe Constellation wristwatch, stamped and trademarked on the outer lug and inner clasp, all original, with case, is being offered without reserve (est. $4,000-$6,000). Also up for bid is an Omega 18kt gold Constellation wristwatch (Ref. 8299), featuring a caliber 712 automatic 24-jewel movement, a good dial and the original case (est. $3,500-$4,500).
Turning to ladies watches, a Rolex 18kt gold Datejust wristwatch is expected to achieve $4,000-$5,000, despite the band exhibiting stretch between the links and loss of detail on the bezel and clasp ornament. Also, a Piaget 18kt gold wristwatch having a bezel set with 21 round brilliant cut diamonds of VS quality and a presentation offering to the caseback should garner $3,000-$4,000.
An 18kt gold pendant containing one cushion cut faceted purple/blue tanzanite of about 11.23 carats, surrounded by 32 baguette cut diamonds of 3.52 carats total weight, has an estimate of $4,000-$6,000; while a platinum convertible pin featuring pear, round brilliant and baguette cut diamonds totaling an estimated 9.23 carats, with an average S1 clarity, should hit $3,000-$4,000.
A Platinum and diamond brooch containing one green tourmaline weighing about 17.88 carats, set with 14 round brilliant diamonds of 0.7 carat total weight and 45 straight cut diamonds of 0.9 carats total weight, is expected to hit $2,000-$3,000. Also, a gold-filled, 23-jewel Elgin Veritas wind indicator pocket watch signed on the movement, dial and case, should bring $800-$1,200.