First female president of argentina, Isabel Peron’s watch for sale

In Bonhams next sale of Fine Watches on June 10th, one of the greatest watches ever made, a Patek Phillipe watch from Tiffany & Co, one of only four such to appear at auction, will be sold.

Lot 146 by Patek Philippe is a very fine and important 18ct gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases retailed by Tiffany & Co.

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Published in: on June 2, 2009 at 8:53 am  Leave a Comment  
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An emperor's watch and “simple” Patek on sales in Geneva.

Wrist watch. Patek Philippe Grande Complication. 1953. Gold. Estimate: CHF 400 000–600 000. Antiquorum. Important Collector’s Wristwatches, Pocket Watches, Clocks and Horological Tools. Geneva. November, 15–16.

On November, 15-16 an autumn auction of Antiquorum Clock House will take place in two sessions in Geneva. The Auction will be held in Grand Hotel Kempinski and will represent more than 650 unique clocks of all leading firms in the world.

Among different lots 9 unique richly decorated pocket chronographs made especially for Chinese market will be put up on sales by Antiquorum,. Two very valuable golden mechanisms that were made circa 1810 and presented Chinese emperor Jiaqing by English king Georg will be shown here as well. A golden pocket watch decorated with enamel is the third object from the same collection. It was executed by masters of London firm — Ilbery. A well-crafted clock mechanism is set into the golden case painted with enamel and made by Jean François Victor Dupont. The lot was estimated at CHF 45 000 – 55 000.

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Published in: on November 20, 2008 at 1:32 am  Leave a Comment  
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