Oct. 5 Hindman Timepieces sale showcases designer brands

Left to Right: Patek Philippe 18K white gold Ref. 2598 'Calatrava' wristwatch, est. $10,000-$15,000; Patek Philippe, 18K pink gold Ref. 5053 'Officer's’ wristwatch, est. $7,000-$9,000; Patek Philippe, 18K yellow gold Ref. 3919 'Calatrava' wristwatch, est. $4,000-$6,000

Left to Right: Patek Philippe 18K white gold Ref. 2598 ‘Calatrava’ wristwatch, est. $10,000-$15,000; Patek Philippe, 18K pink gold Ref. 5053 ‘Officer’s’ wristwatch, est. $7,000-$9,000; Patek Philippe, 18K yellow gold Ref. 3919 ‘Calatrava’ wristwatch, est. $4,000-$6,000

CHICAGO – On October 5, Hindman Auctions will present a Timepieces sale that will offer 80 watches ranging from classic to modern styles by esteemed designers including Patek Philippe, Ulysse Nardin, Cartier, Piaget and Rolex. The sale will also present pocket watches from the Halim Time & Glass Museum in Evanston, Illinois, and also property of the Hirschfield estate of Santa Barbara, California. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Patek Philippe, IWC, Rolex

Noteworthy Patek Philippe watches include a Ref. 4908 Twenty-4 wristwatch, estimated at $15,000-$20,000, which contains 34 round brilliant cut diamonds. A Ref. 5053 Officer’s wristwatch, estimated at $10,000-$15,000; an 18K yellow gold Ref. 10 wristwatch, estimated at $7,000-$9,000; and a vintage Calatrava wristwatch, estimated at $7,000-$9,000, are also standout lots.

Another head-turning lot to be offered is an IWC Ref. 5021 Portugieser Perpetual Calendar wristwatch, estimated at $18,000-$22,000. This elegant watch also possesses a moonphase.

A strong selection of Rolex watches will be featured. Highlights include a Ref. 80319 Oyster Perpetual Datejust wristwatch, estimated at $15,000-$20,000; a Ref. 1803 Oyster Perpetual Day-Date wristwatch, estimated at $8,000-$10,000; and a Ref. 6927 Oyster Perpetual Datejust wristwatch, estimated at $3,000-$5,000.

Ulysse Nardin

A Ulysse Nardin Ref. 8006-102 Maxi Marine Diver chronograph wristwatch, which carries an estimate of $15,000-$20,000, will be presented. So too will a platinum limited edition Ref. 329-80 Day-Date Perpetual Calendar GMT wristwatch from the same brand. It is estimated at $15,000-$20,000.

Cartier

Cartier watches in timeless styles will be offered. One top lot is a white gold and diamond Ref. 2489 Tank Americaine watch, estimated at $8,000-$12,000. Another iconic example is a yellow gold Ref. 2482 Tank Americaine wristwatch, estimated at $5,000-$7,000. Other gorgeous items include a Ref. 1070 Panthere wristwatch, which is estimated at $5,000-$7,000.

Piaget

Watches by Piaget will include a Ref. P10442 Limelight Magic Hour wristwatch, estimated at $7,000-$9,000, as well as a Piaget diamond and jade wristwatch, estimated at $3,500-$5,500. The strong craftmanship of the piece is seen through a jade dial and a textured 18K yellow gold mesh link bracelet.

Halim Time & Glass Museum Pocket Watches

An excellent selection of pocket watches from the Halim Time & Glass Museum will be presented in the October 5 auction. The lineup includes a 18K pink gold minute repeater open face pocket watch, estimated at $3,000-$5,000, and an Alliez, Bachelard & Terond Fils tricolor gold and paste open face pocket watch, estimated at $1,200-$1,800. Also worthy of mention is a gold minute repeater pocket watch, which carries an estimate of $1,200-$1,800.

 

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