NEW YORK – A rose gold Rolex Chronograph made in 1938 leads a collection of more than 40 luxury designer watches that will be offered by Jasper52 in an online auction on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The classic men’s watch boasts its original dial and is in working order. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.
The 36mm case of 18K gold houses the original dial with black, blue and red markings. The 82-year-old watch, which shows only traces of use, is expected to sell for $35,000-$42,000.
Leading off the sale is a Chopard Imperiale Chronograph made from 2000-2010. It has a 37mm stainless steel case and a leather strap with the original Chopard buckle. In working condition with visible traces of use, this men’s watch has a $3,500-$4,000. Estimate.
It will be followed immediately by a men’s Omega Seamaster 300 from the 1970s. It features a 40mm stainless steel case and the original steel bracelet. It shows signs of wear but is in very good condition (est. $5,000-$6,000).
Blancpain is represented by a Tonneau Power Reserve in 18K yellow gold. In working order with traces of use, this men’s watch comes with its original box (est. $4,000-$5,000).
Among the many highlights in the auction is an 18K gold Villeret Chronograph Automatic from the 1990s. This men’s watch is all original and was recently overhauled. It retains its original leather strap and gold buckle ($5,500-$7,000).
Additional watchmakers represented in the Jasper52 auction include Vulcain, Heuer, Mathey-Tissot, Jaquet-Droz, Breitling and Maurice Lacroix.
The Jasper52 Luxury Designer Watches Auction will begin Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 9 p.m. Eastern time.
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