Sotheby’s Fine Timepieces Auction

Sotheby’s Fine Timepieces Auction
By Butterboom Writers  /  May 21, 2014

Sotheby’s Hong Kong has scheduled their Fine Timepieces auction for 26 May 2014 at its Hong Kong Gallery where there will be a wide array of timepieces from well-acclaimed watch brands up for auction. The sale will offer more than 140 lots with a total estimate in excess of HK$11 million, including:

  • A rare yellow gold minute repeating tourbillon wristwatch with enamel dial and breguet numerals from Patek Philippe (estimated at HK$2 to HK$2.8 million)
  • A fine and unique gilt-brass solar-powered desk timepiece with cloisonné enamel by Elisabeth Perusset Lagger from Patek Philippe (estimated at HK$600,000 to HK$900,000)
  • A fine and rare platinum automatic perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with registers, moon-phases and leap year indication from Patek Philippe (estimated at HK$900,000 to HK$1,400,000)

Sharon Chan, Head of Watches, Sotheby’s Asia, said, “The growing demand and broadening taste for watch and clock collecting in Asia and beyond have become apparent in our recent auctions. This May we are delighted to present another sale of Fine Timepieces, which is meticulously curated with a wide variety of well sought-after and attractively estimated watches by renowned makers to cater to the diversifying needs of both amateur and experienced collectors around the world.”

Where?

5/F, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong. Tel: 2822 5566

www.sothebys.com

Photo credit: Sotheby’s

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