Fine Timepieces Auction, April 17, 2018
April 17, 2018 Sotheby’s held their first Fine Timepieces Auction of the year from 17-18 April 2018.
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183 lots were on offer for 17 April, of these most sold for at least the mid-range of their estimated auction price, while some went under the hammer for quite a bit more.
An OMEGA Seamaster 300, circa 1996, was estimated to sell between 4.000-6.000 GBP. OMEGA debuted the Seamaster 300 in 1957, to fulfill the need for divers and other professionals who work underwater. Of course, the sleek design attracted the attention of more than just the underwater adventurer.
This particular watch went under the hammer for 5.625 BGP. It featured a calendar, as well as a .552 automatic lever movement, with 24 jewels. The dial is black, with luminescent triangular and baton indexes and luminescent hands. It also featured a black rotating bezel calibrated to 60 units. The case, dial and movement were signed.
An OMEGA Bullhead wrist watch circa 1970 had an estimated value of 6.000-8.000 GPB. It went under the hammer for 8.125GPB. The Bullhead has a case design that distinguishes it from every other watch, and makes it easily recognizable.
This Bullhead featured a calendar, a 930 manual winding movement, and 17 jewels. It possesses a metallic bronze dial, luminescent square indexes, an outer minute track. The case, dial and movement were signed.
An Audemars Piguet wristwatch circa 1960 was knocked down for 6.000 GBP, 1.000 GBP over its estimate of from 3.000 – 5.000. It features a K200 manual winding movement, and 18 jewels.
It has a silvered dial with baton indexes, and a platinum case. The bezel is large and set with diamonds. The bezel is engine turned. Case, dial and movement are signed. Comes with a platinum Audemars Piguet buckle.