Buy a Watch Whose History Traces to FDR or Charles Lindbergh

  • A. LANGE & SÖHNE AN EXTREMELY RARE, FINE AND LARGE STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH REF. 101.026 CIRCA 1998 ESTIMATE: $200,000 - 400,000
    CHRISTIE'S RARE WATCHES AND EXCEPTIONAL COMPLICATIONS A. LANGE & SÖHNE AN EXTREMELY RARE, FINE AND LARGE STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH REF. 101.026 CIRCA 1998 ESTIMATE: $200,000 - 400,000
  • PATEK PHILIPPE A SET OF FOUR VERY FINE AND RARE AUTOMATIC WORLD TIME WRISTWATCHES WITH SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND, EMERALD AND RUBY BEZELS ALL CIRCA 2012 ESTIMATE: $300,000 - 500,000
    CHRISTIE'S RARE WATCHES AND EXCEPTIONAL COMPLICATIONS PATEK PHILIPPE A SET OF FOUR VERY FINE AND RARE AUTOMATIC WORLD TIME WRISTWATCHES WITH SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND, EMERALD AND RUBY BEZELS ALL CIRCA 2012 ESTIMATE: $300,000 - 500,000
  • MILOS & DIEL WATCH CASE COMPANY A FINE, HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT AND UNIQUE 14K WHITE GOLD MODEL AIRPLANE-FORM WATCH  MADE FOR THE MOTHER OF AMERICAN AVIATOR CHARLES LINDBERGH CIRCA 1927 ESTIMATE: $10,000 - 15,000
    CHRISTIE'S RARE WATCHES AND EXCEPTIONAL COMPLICATIONS MILOS & DIEL WATCH CASE COMPANY A FINE, HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT AND UNIQUE 14K WHITE GOLD MODEL AIRPLANE-FORM WATCH MADE FOR THE MOTHER OF AMERICAN AVIATOR CHARLES LINDBERGH CIRCA 1927 ESTIMATE: $10,000 - 15,000
  • PATEK PHILIPPE AN 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH SCROLLED LUGS, ORIGINALLY OWNED BY HENRY GRAVES JR. REF. 1491 MANUFACTURED IN 1946 ESTIMATE: $50,000 - 100,000
    CHRISTIE'S RARE WATCHES AND EXCEPTIONAL COMPLICATIONS PATEK PHILIPPE AN 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH SCROLLED LUGS, ORIGINALLY OWNED BY HENRY GRAVES JR. REF. 1491 MANUFACTURED IN 1946 ESTIMATE: $50,000 - 100,000
  • A. LANGE & SÖHNE AN EXTREMELY RARE, FINE AND LARGE STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH REF. 101.026 CIRCA 1998 ESTIMATE: $200,000 - 400,000
  • PATEK PHILIPPE A SET OF FOUR VERY FINE AND RARE AUTOMATIC WORLD TIME WRISTWATCHES WITH SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND, EMERALD AND RUBY BEZELS ALL CIRCA 2012 ESTIMATE: $300,000 - 500,000
  • MILOS & DIEL WATCH CASE COMPANY A FINE, HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT AND UNIQUE 14K WHITE GOLD MODEL AIRPLANE-FORM WATCH  MADE FOR THE MOTHER OF AMERICAN AVIATOR CHARLES LINDBERGH CIRCA 1927 ESTIMATE: $10,000 - 15,000
  • PATEK PHILIPPE AN 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH SCROLLED LUGS, ORIGINALLY OWNED BY HENRY GRAVES JR. REF. 1491 MANUFACTURED IN 1946 ESTIMATE: $50,000 - 100,000

From the Robb Report Luxury Newswire

Christie’s is proud to conclude its impressive spring live watch auction roster with the dynamic Rare Watches and Exceptional Complications New York live sale, on Tuesday, June 7th.

With a consolidated offering of 169 lots, the selection is tailored to the discerning eye with fresh to market timepieces spanning unique, complicated and historically relevant lots. Important Private Collections comprise the main offerings, with watches in unrivaled condition and variety.  Esteemed manufacturers include A. Lange & Söhne, Audemars Piguet, Blancpain, Cartier, Girard-Perregaux, Omega, Patek Philippe, Heuer, IWC, Universal Genève, Vacheron Constantin, Rolex and more.

This sale outpaces the rest with more than 15 rare Tourbillon models, Limited Edition discoveries, including a set of four rare Automatic Patek Philippe World Time Wristwatches appearing for the first time at auction in set reference 5130, and historically significant watches that date back to provenance of American Aviator Charles Lindbergh, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Mr. Henry Graves’.

Further highlights are included below. To view the E-Catalogue. The entirety of the sale browsing is now live here: Christie's NY Important Watches.

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