NEW YORK – Patek Philippe, TAG Heuer and Rolex are among the major watch brands featured in a Jasper52 auction taking place Feb. 19. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
The auction begins with a rare Patek Philippe Calatrava stainless steel wristwatch. The Calatrava line, launched in 1932, is considered the flagship model of Patek Philippe.
The sale concludes with Lot 120, a newly serviced Rolex men’s Submariner in excellent condition. This stunning watch features a Prepetual Date, self-winding movement and a brilliant blue insert bezel. It is one of nearly two dozen Rolex watches included in the auction.
Equally as bold is a TAG Heuer Formula 1 automatic chronograph (below), Model CAU2011.BA0873, having a quartz movement. TAG Heuer watches were the first tailored for professional race car drivers.
A classic dress wristwatch is the vintage 14K yellow gold Movado watch (below). It features day, date and month and hand-wind mechanical movement.
Women’s watches include a 1930s Hamilton platinum model adorned with diamonds, 4.25 carats.
Less ostentatious but no less stylish is the Corum Gr. 5 Ingot series 18K gold watch (below). Montres Corum Sarl, commonly referred to as Corum, is a Swiss watchmaker based in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Canton of Neuchatel. Founded in 1955, it makes high-quality and high-price watches, many of which are limited editions.
The auction will begin Sunday at 4 p.m. Eastern Time.