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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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  • 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

    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

  • Wolfowitch

    Wolfowitch

    Beautiful watches but prices are just ridiculous.

    May 16, 2016

  • eco8gator

    eco8gator

    The last repeater Patek is absolutely stunning.

    May 13, 2016

  • griffn14

    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

  • ADRIQOS

    ADRIQOS

    Excellent episode

    May 10, 2016

  • ConRon

    ConRon

    I absolutely love that tube clock behind him

    May 10, 2016

  • Nicolai Zaccariello

    Nicolai Zaccariello

    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

    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

    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

  • James harrington

    James harrington

    Awesome

    May 10, 2016

  • Claus-L. Müller

    Claus-L. Müller

    Wow! Absolutely stunning!

    May 10, 2016

  • thmż mk

    thmż mk

    great footage. very appreciated! loving the dragonlike rolex.

    May 10, 2016

  • eh_lio

    eh_lio

    The last Patek looks so beautiful, i just love it not just because of the design also the minute repetition is/sounds just wonderful.

    May 10, 2016


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