Geneva-christie’s Christie’s Top Watch Auction

Christie’s Christie’s announces that it will hold a grand auction in Geneva on May 14th. This extraordinary fine watch auction will present up to 414 lots, including unparalleled top antique , Vintage and modern timepieces and watches. A number of attractive and rare masterpieces have been collected at this auction. It is estimated that the total sales of all lots will exceed 16 million Swiss francs.

1955 PatekPhilippe Wristwatch

As for the focal point of the star auction, it is an extremely rare Patek Philippe gold double crown world time watch (shown above). It is displayed for 24 hours. The cloisonne enamel dial features a map of North America, model 2523. Manufactured in 1955 (estimate: CHF 1,600,000-2,600,000).
Important Watches Auction
Four Seasons Hotel Geneva Berg – 33 Berg Street Geneva
Auction time:
Monday, May 14, 2012, 9 am and 2 pm
Geneva preview time:
 May 11 (Friday), 10 am to 6 pm May 12 (Saturday), 10 am to 7 pm May 13 (Sunday), 10 am to 6 pm
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