Patek Philippe watches, militaria to make waves at Charleston Estate Auctions Sept. 24

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Patek Philippe 18-jewel watch, circa 1945, movement 911999, case 635472, in good running order, with original paperwork and box. Charleston Estate Auctions image


CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Estate Auctions will present the fall auction event – a live online auction on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m. Eastern. The auction offers notable and rare items from well-known Charleston and Southern collections. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

The event is highlighted by two rare Patek Phillippe wrist watches, stunning antique fine jewelry, exceptional rugs, militaria from the U.S. and around the world, a large collection of U.S. coins, original artwork, vintage jewelry, antique and fine furniture, and designer accessories.

Both of the Patek Philippe wristwatches (one pictured above) date to the mid-1940s, are in good running order and have original paperwork.

Stephen Platt Quackenbush was a career U.S. Navy officer who saw action during the Mexican War and U.S. Civil War. He achieved the rank of rear admiral. His Navy epaulettes have been consigned to the auction by his family.


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Navy Rear Admiral Stephen Platt Quackenbush (1823-1890) cased epaulettes and framed photographic facsimile of the Civil War admiral in uniform. Includes metal case. Charleston Estate Auctions image


Civil War collections will also pay attention to an 18655 U.S. Cavalry sword with the maker’s mark of Ames Sword Works Chicopee Mass. The 42-inch-long sword in good condition with the proper patina and comes with its scabbard.


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U.S. Cavalry sword, Ames sword works, Chicopee Mass., marked U.S ADK 1865, 42 in. long. Scabbard has dents with break midway. Charleston Estate Auctions image


Antique jewelry in the auction includes a stunning platinum diamond and emerald dinner ring (below) and a diamond and emerald brooch/pendant, also set in platinum.


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Antique platinum antique diamond and emerald dinner ring, size 6 3/5. Charleston Estate Auctions image


Original artwork is highlighted by a monumental Impressionist painting (below) by Russian-born artist Murat Kaboulov, who spent the last two decades of his life working in Brentwood, Tenn. He was a member of the Union of Artists of Russia and Portrait Society of America. Kaboulov’s works can be found in many art museums throughout Russia, as well as in private collections all over the world.


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Murat Kaboulov (Russian-American,1939-2010), Impressionist oil on canvas of a cafe interior, signed and dated 2006, approx. 48 in. x 48 in; in frame 56 in. x 56 in. Charleston Estate Auctions image


As always, Charleston Estate Auctions offer in-house shipping on most items within the U.S.