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All about Antiquorum’s upcoming July sales

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July 2019


All about Antiquorum's upcoming July sales

Antiquorum announces its establishment in Monaco and an important Contemporary & Vintage Timepieces auction at Hôtel de Paris on July, 16th. Highlights include a Patek Philippe Ref. 130, a Rolex “Padellone” and a minute repeater by Gerald Genta.

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or the first time since its creation in 1974 in Geneva, Antiquorum sets up in the Principality of Monaco. The world’s first horological auction house establishes a permanent office in Monaco and will host an impressive contemporary and vintage timepiece auction this coming July 16th, in the astounding Salle Empire of the Hôtel de Paris.

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Discover below some of the most exciting lots of this Monaco edition.

PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 130, ART DECO CHRONOGRAPH, YELLOW GOLD – LOT 342

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The extremely rare and fine manual-winding calibre 13-130 is highly appreciated by collectors. The calibres 130 introduced in 1934 were the first chronographs Patek Philippe produced that received a specific reference number.

This round-shaped Art Deco Chronograph from 1938 in 18k Yellow Gold with a minute-recorder, subsidiary seconds at 9, 30-minute recorder 3 o’clock, two-tone silver pulsometric sector dial, snap-on case-back, became one of the most desirable watches in the world.

This model with its case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the cypher “L J”, of Lucien Jacoberger (1903-1981) will for sure attract a lot of attention among enthusiasts.

  • Brand: Patek Philippe
  • Year: 1938
  • Reference: 13-130, with straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve
  • Calibre: 13-130
  • Bracelet: Leather with yellow gold buckle
  • Diameter: 33 mm
  • Signature: Case, dial and movement
  • Accessories: Patek Philippe original fitted box, certificate of origin; a letter of Georges Aron, Joaillier, Nice, dated March 18, 1938

Estimate: €80,000-120.000

ROLEX, REF. 8171, “PADELLONE” STAINLESS STEEL – LOT 339

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Fine and very rare, stainless steel self-winding astronomic wristwatch with day, date and moon phase.

This triple calendar is often referred to as the “Padellone” (the Italian word for “large frying pan”). With its 38mm dial considerably larger than other models at the time, it is one of only two Rolex models to boast a moonphase indicator and only steel models feature the lettering “PRECISION” on it.

The reference 8171 is one of the most sought-after vintage Rolex watch on the market. Many consider this reference the ultimate connoisseurs watch due to its rarity and elegance.

  • Brand: Rolex
  • Model: Padellone
  • Reference: 8171
  • Year: Circa 1950
  • Caliber: 10 1⁄2’’
  • Bracelet: Rolex Oyster riveted stainless steel with deployant clasp stamped 2.59.
  • Diameter: 38 mm
  • Signature: Case, dial and movement

Estimate: €130,000-180,000

GERALD GENTA, SKELETON MINUTE REPEATER PERPETUAL CALENDAR, YELLOW GOLD AND DIAMONDS – LOT 336

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Extremely rare and fine self-winding, octagonal shaped, skeleton 18k yellow gold and diamonds wristwatch, legacy of Genta’s genius - considered today the father of modern watchmaking and the “Picasso” of watches.

This timekeeper features seven horological complications, including: minute-repeater, leap-year perpetual calendar and moon phases.

  • Brand: Gerald Genta
  • Reference: G 3019.4-56202
  • Year: Circa 1990
  • Numbers: 280
  • Movement: 260
  • Calibre 13’’’, entirely engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) and skeletonized, Gyromax balance and self-compensating flat hairspring, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, yellow gold micro-rotor, Geneva Quality Hall Mark
  • Bracelet: integrated 18K yellow gold bracelet set with 300 diamonds with folding clasp
  • Dimensions: 38.5 mm
  • Case & Dial: Bezel set with 32 and 16 diamonds. Faceted sapphire glass. Rock crystal dial with yellow gold, mother-of-pearl and lapis lazuli subsidiary dial.
  • Signature: Case, dial and movement

Estimate: € 50,000-100.000

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