UPDATE: See my Geneva Watch Auction Report with live impressions and results over here

–> http://rolexpassionreport.com/21447/the-geneva-watch-auction-report-may-2016/


Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections with many vintage Sport Rolex for sale. Each category is present, Oyster Paul Newman, Pump Paul Newman in steel and in gold as John Player Special, many Comex Submariner, Military ref 5513, Milgauss 6541 & 6543, Submariner Big Crown 6200, 6538, 5510 and Submariner 3-6-9 ref 5512, tropical GMT ref 6542 in steel and in gold, pre daytona 6034, 6238 and several 6263’s in gold just to name a few!

Follow the link to the PDF Christies Geneva May 16th Watch Auction here… or the interactive catalogue over here!

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  • Sale date: 16thMay, First Session (Lots 1-132) 10.00am. Second Session (Lots 133-276) 2.00pm
  • Sale Location: Four Seasons, Hotel Des Bergues, Geneva
  • Total of 276 lots
  • Worldtour Previews:
  1. Bangkok: 7/8 March
  2. Dubai: 13/17 March
  3. Istanbul: 5/7 April
  4. Hong Kong: 18/19 April
  5. Taipei: 21/22 April
  6. New York: 4/6 May
  7. Geneva: 13/15 May


  • The Earliest Patek Philippe Oversized Chronograph In Steel, With A Sector Dial, retailed by Astrua. Ref 530, circa 1938. Estimate: CHF $520,000 to $820,000,=


Lot 273

Rolex. A very fine and extremely rare stainless steel dual time automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, “roulette” date, bakelite bezel, tropical dial and bracelet. Ref. 6542, circa 1959. Estimate: CHF 60,000 – 100,000


Lot 117

Patek Philippe. An extremely fine and rare 18K gold two crown world time wristwatch with 24 hours indication and silvered guilloché dial. Ref. 2523/1, manufactured in 1965. Estimate: CHF 500,000 – 800,000



Lot 260

Rolex. A fine and extremely rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, honeycomb dial and bracelet. Ref. 6350, manufactured in 1953. Estimate: CHF 25,000 – 50,000


Lot 208

Patek Philippe. An extremely fine and rare 18K white gold perpetual calendar automatic wristwatch with moon phases with original Certificate of Origin, booklets and box. Property From the Original Owner Ref. 3448, manufactured in 1973. Estimate: CHF 300,000 – 500,000



Lot 106

Rolex. A very fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with Paul Newman dial, warranty, box and additional steel bezel. ref. 6262, circa 1970. Estimate: CHF 60,000 – 90,000




Lot 258

Rolex. An extremely fine, rare and attractive 18K gold automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and tropical dial. Ref. 1680, circa 1978. Estimate: CHF 20,000 – 40,000


lot 174

Patek Philippe. An extremely fine, rare and attractive 18K gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases

Ref. 2499, manufactured in 1956. Estimate: CHF 600,000 – 900,000



Lot 85

Patek Philippe. An extremely fine, rare and important 18K pink gold double-dial wristwatch with twelve complications including “cathedral” minute repeater, tourbillon, perpetual calendar with retrograde date, moon age and angular motion, sidereal time and sky chart. Ref. 5002R, manufactured in 2012. Estimate: CHF 700,000 – 900,000


Lot 93

Rolex. An extremely rare and attractive stainless steel automatic dual time wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bakelite bezel, double red printing. Ref. 6542, manufactured in 1955. Estimate: CHF 50,000 – 80,000



Lot 50

Rolex. An Extemely Rare Stainless Steel Automatic Chronograph Wristwatch with Bracelet, “Floating Cosmograph” retailed by Tiffany & Co. Ref. 16520, Circa 1989 Estimate : CHF 40,000 – 80,000



Full set stainless steel Patek Philippe Ref 130 estimated $ 130 – 180.000,=


Lot 44

Rolex. A very rare and attractive 18K gold antimagnetic chronograph wristwatch. Ref. 6238, circa 1964. Estimate: CHF 65,000-110,000




Lot 267

Rolex. A fine stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, bracelet, so-called “maxi dial”, warranty, booklets and box in “New Old Stock” condition. Ref. 5513, circa 1979. Estimate: CHF 10,000 – 15,000






Lot 51

Rolex. A fine, rare and early stainless steel automatic chronograph wristwatch with bracelet, warranty, box and additional bracelet. “Floating Cosmograph”. Property From the Original Owner. Ref. 16520, circa 1988. Estimate: CHF 24,000 – 35,000





Lot 148

Tudor. A fine and very rare stainless steel automatic chronograph wristwatch with date, so-called Albino dial

Property From the Original Owner. Chrono Time, ref. 79180, circa 1995. Estimate : CHF 3,500 – 5,500 No Reserve



Lot 130

Breguet. A very fine, rare and attractive 18K gold triple calendar wristwatch with moon phases. No. 576, manufactured in 1972 and sold on 22 December 1973 to M. Belmondo for the sum of 3,500 Francs. Estimate: CHF 40,000 – 60,000



Lot 123

Breguet. An exceptional and historically important 18K gold self-winding quarter repeating watch with equation of time, date and month and power reserve, N° 217, sold on 31 December 1817 for the sum of 4,800 francs to Charles-Louis Havas Estimate: CHF 600,000 – 1,200,000



Lot 147

Tudor. A fine stainless steel automatic chronograph wristwatch with date

Monte Carlo model, ref. 94300, circa 1988. Estimate: CHF 6,000 – 10,000 No Reserve

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Thomas just send me all above information for their upcoming geneva May 2016 auction. If you need more info contact:


Thomas Perazzi

Head of Department, Auctioneer

Watch Department


8 Place de la Taconnerie

CH – 1204, Geneva


phone +41 (0)22 319’17’19 | fax +41 (0)22 319’17’21

e-mail tperazzi@christies.com

Sabine Kegel

Here you find all info of Christie’s Watch auctions for 2016….