2013 will become known as Rolex Year

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Just now arriving at the Geneva airport, while waiting for our delayed flight back home, I realize it was yet again another impressive visit! Best news I can share with you now is the fact that Rolex will beat Patek Philippe for most expensive watch sold at Christie’s May Auction. The Ref 4113 Split Seconde Christie’s will go over 1 million euro for sure, but their special white gold PPC calendar won’t hit that much! So for the first time ever, Rolex will beat PPC @May Geneva Auctions!

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Unique Daytona Cosmograph couple, never seen been together, the serial numbers are only a couple of numbers away from each other!

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Including it’s original Oman Box….Nice detail, the Qaboos – Asprey Ref 6263 Cposmograph comes including the papers/map what where kept and stored for many years in the box. Everything is new, the bracelet is hard to open, the Asprey stamp is ultra fresh, case so amazing fat and beveled, brilliant patina, just brilliant!

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So the inside of the box pressed on the tropic/ glass of the famous Daytona and left a remarkable patina / print into it..I love these remarkable details, just like the little red dot in the edge of the case back that marks the so called spot for case engraving..

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Oman Daytona & Porsche, great matching combination…( for the freaks..it’s a 993 4S, last real deal;-)

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At the Patek Philippe Boutique, rue du Rhone, Geneva....

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Their old safe is just brilliant!! So much eye for detail and perfection you find here, pure passion!

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Caramba!!! 😉 Only made by Patek Philippe  in very very small edition, stainless steel case having original old Chrono inside of legendary caliber 130!!

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Nicely visible is the vintage Patek Philippe caliber 130, whaoo!! New & Old melting together, compliments!!

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Rolex Cosmograph Oman, Ref. 6263..

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And it’s Qaboos brother, only a couple numbers away by serial number..

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Legendary Daytona, Oman & Paul Newman..

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Rare & early 6239, 1.59 million serial. Note the thin second hand at 9 o’clock chrono index 😉

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Military Ref 5517, Paul Newman 6239 & Non minute track Red sub mk1…

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PPC ref 2499 – 3th serie..

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PPC Monoblock waterproof versus Rolex Oyster waterproof…

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Rolex HQ Geneva…..

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Do you wanna know what Basel 2013 will bring???  I love it! 😉

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Impossible to reserve, unless you’re with a exceptional friend from the mountains…;-)

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Champagne Risotto & Caviar..

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Hahahah! 😉

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Christie’ Preview of Geneva Watch Auction in May 2013..

Rolex. An exceptionally rare and elegant 18K gold and diamond-set automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, black lacquer dial, date and bracelet Ref. 6105, circa 1951 CHF 60’000-90’000

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Rolex. An extremely fine, rare and attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with champagne dial, telemetre and tachymetre scales and bracelet, ref. 3525, circa 1942

 

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Rolex. A fine, rare and attractive stainless steel triple calendar chronograph wristwatch with two-tone silvered dial ref. 6236, circa 1960 CHF 120’000-180’000

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Rolex. A very attractive and extremely rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with “Tropical” dial, ref. 6034, circa 1953 CHF 100’000-150’000

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Rolex. A rare stainless steel dual time wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, expandable bracelet, bakelite bezel, Guarantee and box ref. 6542, circa 1959 CHF 50’000-80’000

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Rolex. A highly charismatic and extremely rare stainless steel automatic sweep centre seconds wristwatch with bracelet and brown-colored “Four-Liner” dial
ref. 6538, circa 1959, CHF 150’000-250’000

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Rolex. An extremely rare and highly attractive 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with champagne dial and white numerals inside the subsidiary dials
ref. 6264, circa 1970, CHF 150’000-250’000

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Rolex. An extremely fine and rare stainless steel triple calendar chronograph wristwatch with two-tone silvered dial and luminous numerals
ref. 4767, circa 1947, CHF 120’000-180’000

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Rolex. A very attractive and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with luminous dial and bracelet ref. 6034, circa 1952 CHF 40’000-60’000

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Rolex. A very fine and rare 18K gold triple calendar chronograph wristwatch with luminous hands and hour markers, Ref. 6036, case no. 944’072, circa 1953 CHF 80’000-140’000

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ROLEX. AN EXTREMELY RARE, HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT AND VERY ATTRACTIVE STAINLESS STEEL CONTINOUS FLYBACK-CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH BLACK CALIFORNIA DIAL, REVOLVING BEZEL, STAINLESS STEEL BRACELET AND BOX, REF. 3346, CASE NO. 146’276, OYSTER ZEROGRAPHE, CIRCA 1940, Estimate: Sfr. 250,000-350,000

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Rolex. A very fine and extremely rare 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet retailed by Hermes, Daytona, Paul Newman model, ref. 6241, manufactured circa 1968, CHF 200000-300000

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Rolex. An extraordinarily rare, oversized stainless steel split seconds chronograph wristwatch, ref. 4113, manufactured in 1942, CHF 700000-1200000

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Unique PPC Nautilus in Platinum, estimate 300-500.000,= sfr.

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See you all in May in Geneva!! MANY thanks again my great friends for taking care of me and my wife!

Here’s the link to CHristie’s E Catalogue of Geneva May auction

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