IMPORTANT SINGLE-OWNER COLLECTION INCLUDES MODERN HOROLOGICAL MASTERPIECES
Fifteen exquisite timepieces from a single owner are being offered at Heritage Auctions’ fall event in New York. The pieces are expected to realize at least $2 million.
“These watches are ‘the best of the best,’ truly modern horological masterpieces,” says Jim Wolf, Heritage’s director of watches and fine timepieces.
The line-up consists of 13 premier examples by Patek Philippe. “The top lots are a 3974J automatic minute repeater perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases,” Wolf says, “and an equally impressive reference 5013 minute repeating wristwatch with perpetual calendar and retrograde date in a classic rose gold tonneau-shaped case.”
The impressive list also includes a Patek Philippe perpetual calendar split-seconds chronograph, reference 5204 in platinum; a reference 5004 in platinum; and an unused, double-sealed rose gold reference 5004.
“Two additional remarkable offerings are an Audemars Piguet Carbon Concept Tourbillon Chronograph,” Wolf says, “and a rare and highly important Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2 in platinum. This auction presents a great opportunity to acquire some of the most collectible watches on the market today.”