May 10, 2016

Main Highlights of Phillips’ Important Watch Auction Spring 2016

Tags: Audemars Piguet, Audemars Piguet Ref. 5020 Chronograph, Aurel Bacs, Highlights, May 2016 watch auctions, Patek Philippe, Patek Philippe Ref. 2499 1st SeriesX, Patek Philippe Ref. 3974 Black dial with Breguet numerals, Patek Philippe Ref. 530 Black dial Calatrava with Breguet numeralsX, Rolex, Rolex Ref. 8651 Chimère, Vacheron Constantin, Vacheron Constantin Ref.4907 The white gold Chronomètre royal

Aurel Bacs, who runs Bacs & Russo - the company in charge of the watches' sales for Phillips -, picked up 6 models among the 238 lots going to be proposed on the 15th of May. Among them, 4 models come for the first time to an auction. So it will be the best test for these as the public will decide how much they are worth. All the 6 models are super rare.

For instance, the Audemars Piguet chronograph reference 5020 is one exemplar among the only 286 produced between the 30's and the 50's. Or the Vacheron Constantin Ref. 4907 Chronomètre Royal in white gold, which is an observatory chronometer, meaning a highly precise model. The variety of models and their quality make this sale attractive. More than only watches, it is first a matter of watch culture with pieces that are iconic testimonies of certain eras within the most respectable watch brands.

If you want to know more about all the lots on auction or even participate and bid online, don't hesitate to visit Phillips' website.

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  • Gianluca Perzan

    Gianluca Perzan

    The watches are amazing, but that guy is a scary type

    Dec 19, 2018

  • Malcolm Rick

    Malcolm Rick

    Check that clock out in the background

    Sep 26, 2018

  • Johan johan

    Johan johan

    with price of all that watchs i prefer a indepent watchmaker ...

    Aug 06, 2018

  • Johan johan

    Johan johan

    past is past

    Aug 06, 2018

  • Timmy



    Apr 04, 2018

  • Gaysil Naubert

    Gaysil Naubert

    that nixie tube clock tho...

    Sep 12, 2017

  • walid Josef

    walid Josef

    i think when we start to overestimate a thing we feel its just marketing . beautiful waches tells you that its self wethout anyone talk about it .

    Nov 02, 2016

  • UndoneSums


    Is that a Franz Buchwald lamp in the background, on top of the bookcase? Amazing.

    May 25, 2016

  • manduheavy vazquez

    manduheavy vazquez

    Maybe is the first Rolex that like to me. Rolex didn't the same year after year how does now.

    May 20, 2016

  • eco8gator


    The last repeater Patek is absolutely stunning.

    May 13, 2016

  • griffn14


    Excellent episode! Do not hesitate in making more of this type of content. :-)

    May 11, 2016

  • Adam J. Perlaki

    Adam J. Perlaki

    Excellent, more of this please.

    May 10, 2016



    Excellent episode

    May 10, 2016

  • ConRon


    I absolutely love that tube clock behind him

    May 10, 2016

  • Blue Koala

    Blue Koala

    I just had to pause the video so that I can like it. Fantastic job and Aurel Bacs is as always top notch.

    May 10, 2016

  • WarGamingRefugee


    Many thanks for bringing this to us.

    May 10, 2016

  • Igor Berlin

    Igor Berlin

    I'm pretty sure I could've listened to him for hours talking about watches. Absolutely mesmerizing!

    May 10, 2016

  • Amintas Neto

    Amintas Neto

    Great vid. Just love the 2499!

    May 10, 2016

  • MrMuttonhollow


    Thanks, very good info.

    May 10, 2016

  • Seth Marsden

    Seth Marsden

    loving that nixie tube clock on the top of his shelf! :D

    May 10, 2016

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