NEW YORK – Forty-nine luxury wristwatches and a dozen assorted lots of gold jewelry by renowned designers comprise an online auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, July, 10. From Jaeger-LeCoultre to Bulgari, Rolex, Omega and more, these creators continue to create watches with timeless styling and precision. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.
Omega introduced its Speedmaster line in 1957 as a sport and racing chronograph following on from the early chronographs of the 1920s and 1930s. It was Omega’s first small wrist chronograph, complementing Omega’s position as the official timekeeper for the Olympic Games. A 21st century version of the Omega Speedmaster, reference number 3513.30.00, is offered in the auction (above).
It features a 38 mm stainless steel case and the original steel bracelet. It is working and graded in very good condition and retains the original box (est. $1,800-$2,000).
American watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones, a deputy director and manager with the E. Howard Watch and Clock Co. in Boston, founded the International Watch Co. in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, in 1868. IWC is best known for producing high-quality pilot/aviation watches. The Jasper52 auction offers an authentic IWC Mark XVII men’s wristwatch (below) in a 41 mm stainless steel case with a handsome blue dial (est. $2,500-$3,000).
Ulysse Nardin SA is a luxury Swiss watch manufacturer founded in 1846 in Le Locle, Switzerland. The company is best known for manufacturing precision marine chronographs. A Ulysse Nardin Marine model men’s chronograph wristwatch, reference Number: 513-22, was manufactured from 2000 to 2010. It features an automatic movement in a 40mm stainless steel case and an original rubber bracelet. This watch has been serviced and is in working condition (est. $2,500-$3,000).
Montblanc International is a German company famous for its luxury writing instruments, but it also manufacturers watches, jewelry, eyewear and leather goods. A Montblanc TimeWalker UTC model, ref: 5255, is offered in the auction. This men’s chronograph watch features a 42 mm stainless steel case, automatic movement and a black dial (est. $1,500-$2,000).
Bulgari, the Italian luxury brand known for its jewelry, watches, fragrances, accessories and leather goods, is marking the 20th anniversary of its B/Zero1 collection. Representative of the jewelry offered in the auction is a women’s Bulgari B/Zero1 ring in 18K yellow and white gold, which has a $750-$900 estimate.
A Bulgari Diagono GMT chronograph men’s wristwatch, reference number GMT 40 S, has a 40 mm stainless steel case and its original rubber strap (est. $1,500-$2,000).
The Jasper52 auction of luxury watches and jewelry will begin Wednesday, July 10 at 8 p.m. Eastern time.