NEW YORK – Jasper52 will present a highly curated online auction consisting of antique, vintage and modern watches on Wednesday, May 23. This premium sale features the most sought-after names in watchmaking such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Panerai and Vacheron Constantin – all in excellent condition. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
At the top of the list is a coveted 18K gold Rolex Submariner wristwatch that features a perpetual, self-winding movement with instantaneous date and a Rolex Presidential bracelet. This prized timepiece is expected to sell for up to $44,000.
The novel Jaeger LeCoultre Reverso wristwatch in the auction has reversible white and dark gray dials in a yellow gold case and bracelet. It has a hand-wind movement in a 42.2mm case (est. $10,500-$21,000).
A Cartier Santos 100 XL wristwatch in the auction has a 38mm stainless steel case with an 18K yellow gold fixed bezel. Its self-winding automatic movement has a 42-hour power reserve. This Swiss-made watch comes complete in its original packaging with instruction booklet and papers (est. $8,000-$10,000).
The 18K gold Patek Philippe dress watch in the auction has been verified authentic by a master watchmaker. It is in excellent condition and works precisely. It measures 26mm excluding the crown and 37mm from top to bottom of the case (est. $8,000-$10,000).
A handsome black dial, stainless steel Officine Panerai Luminor watch in the sale has a self-winding mechanical automatic movement with a 50-hour power reserve. This classic Swiss-made watch also comes with the original boxes and papers (est. $8,000-$10,000).
Vintage watches in the Jasper52 auction include a rare Swiss-made Breitling Chronomatic having a jumbo 48mm stainless steel case. This immaculate, all-original watch from the early 1970s has been recently serviced and carries a $5,000-$6,000 estimate.
The 125-lot auction will be held Wednesday, 23, starting at 9 p.m. Eastern Time.