NEW YORK, NY.- Christies
is presenting Watches Online: New York from March 9-23, 2021. With over 130 modern and vintage timepieces from the most celebrated manufacturers such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet and many more with bids beginning at $100 and going up to $80,000.
Highlights include an iconic Patek Philippe Nautilus reference 3700 in yellow gold ($80,000 - 120,000), an impressive diamond-set Richard Mille RM007 ($70,000-90,000), as well as an important double-signed Patek Philippe split-seconds chronograph pocket watch with minute repeater, circa 1905, retailed by Ryrie Brothers of Toronto ($20,000 30,000).
The sale will also feature a wide range of the modern desirable Rolex Sport models, with watches known today such as the: Hulk, Kermit, Batman, Pepsi and the most recent Rolex Submariner Ref. 124060.
Bidding begins on 9 March at 10 a.m. EST closing lot by lot on 23 March at 10 a.m. EST. All lots will be on view by appointment at Christies New York from March 12-17.
CURATED FOR COLLECTORS: Stainless Steel Rolex
Remi Guillemin, Christies Watches specialist, There is no denying the popularity of stainless steel sport and this sale offers exceptional examples by Rolex in multiple references. Starting with the Jean Claude Killy, circa 1953, named for the celebrated downhill skier, to the classic Daytona and Sea Dweller of the 1970s, to Submariners and GMT Master IIs in an array of colored bezels including the Pepsi, Kermit, and Batman this sale offers a great opportunity to start or continue building a collection.
DOUBLE RED SEA DWELLER, STEEL, CIRCA 1973, REF. 1665
CIRCA 1971, REF. 6262
DAYTONA, CHRONOGRAPH, STEEL
CIRCA 1996, REF 16520
SUBMARINER, STEEL, KERMIT, "FLAT 4", REF. 116110
WATCH TREND: Pink Gold
PERPETUAL CALENDAR, MOONPHASES, 18K PINK GOLD, ROMAN NUMERALS, REF. 3940
ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE, 18K PINK GOLD, REF. 26401RO.OO.A002CA.02
ADMIRALS CUP, TOURBILLON 44, 18K PINK GOLD, REF. 009.697.55.0081 AN12
THE ICONS: Classic Patek Philippe
PLATINUM REF 3445P
WITH DIAMOND DIAL CIRCA 1964
WORLD TIME, 18K WHITE GOLD
CHRONOGRAPH, 18K YELLOW GOLD
FOR THE CONNOISSEUR:
CLASSIQUE QUANTIEME PERPETUAL, 18K PINK GOLD, REF. 5327
ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO, SEAFARER, STEEL, CIRCA 1950
TOURBILLON RETROGRADE DATE MODEL, 18K WHITE GOLD, NO.16, REF. 196.X.60
Rebecca Ross, Christies Watches specialist, In addition to what are traditionally referred to as ladies watches, which usually have smaller faces and are often bejeweled, we have been seeing more women buying unisex timepieces previously reserved for men. Larger dials, less embellishments, and more substance. A few favorite examplesfrom the delicate to the durableare included below.
NAUTILUS,18K YELLOW GOLD
GONDOLO, 18K WHITE GOLD
18K PINK GOLD
CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DIAL