Great times ahead for Jasper52 luxury watch buyers July 11


Rolex Submariner, Oyster Perpetual date, stainless steel case, automatic movement, with original Rolex box, papers and cloth. Estimate: $8,000-$10,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Nearly 200 authentic Swiss-made luxury watches are being offered in a Jasper52 online auction that will take place Wednesday, July 11. More than half of the auction catalog is devoted to Rolex watches, from vintage to contemporary models that are like new in their original boxes. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

A classic black-dial Rolex Submariner chronometer (above) made in 1991 remains in excellent condition and comes with the original box, papers and cloth. Like many of the lots in the auction, this watch has cleaned, serviced and verified authentic by a master watchmaker. It is expected to sell for $8,000-$10,000.

Anyone desiring more a lot more bling may bid on the 18K gold DateJust Oyster Perpetual Rolex men’s watch (below) having diamond markers and 52 diamonds set in the bezel—4.00 estimated carat weight.


Rolex 18K gold DateJust Oyster perpetual watch, self-winding chronometer, diamond markers and bezel, 18K yellow gold Presidential bracelet with diamonds. Estimate: $14,000-$17,000. Jasper52 image

A unique vintage Rolex in the auction is an Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back model, which is engraved on the back: “Lee Fisher/God Bless you/Billy Graham.” Billy Graham (1918-2018)  was a prominent American evangelist who became well known internationally in the late 1940s.


Rolex 5015 automatic Oyster Perpetual bubble-back watch in pink gold, 1950s, engraved ‘Lee Fisher/God Bless you/Billy Graham,’ with original box, crocodile strap and Rolex buckle. Estimate: $12,000-$14,000. Jasper52 image

In 1957 Fisher coauthored the book Billy Graham and the New York Crusade. Fisher, was a personal assistant to Graham. This rare Rolex has been cleaned and serviced, is in immaculate condition and includes its original box. A certificate of authenticity is provided by the International Vintage Watch Co. The seller believes this Rolex was a gift from Graham to Fisher, his personal assistant.

For dress occasions, the auction offers an elegant 1980s Patek Philippe Tonneau watch 18K gold.


Patek Philippe Swiss-made 18K gold luxury dress watch, manual movement, 1980s, new generic leather band with 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle. Estimate: $7,000-$8,000. Jasper52 image

Likewise, there’s a rare 18K gold Vacheron Constantin automatic movement watch with date feature.


Vacheron Constantin 18K gold watch, 1980s, restored to excellent condition. Estimate: $9,000-$11,000. Jasper52 i9mage

Seven women’s watches are offered, including a trio of Rolex DateJust models having diamond-set bezels and markers, and a classic 1970s 18K gold Van Cleef & Arpels watch with its original gold dial and 18K gold bracelet signed “Corum.” This Swiss-made watch (below) also features an aftermarket diamond setting.


Van Cleef & Arpels 18K gold watch, manual wind, 1970s, with aftermarket diamond setting. Estimate: $5,500-$7,000. Jasper52 image

The auction will be conducted Wednesday, July 11, beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern time.