Antiquorum ordinarily has enormous indexes. In May of a year ago they had more than 620 parts, however this time it is 744 parcels with 100 Namiki pens so on the off chance that you plan on glancing through the list, I propose doing so ASAP and snatch some snacks.

I got the chance to stop by Antiquorum Geneva and look at the watches in their upcoming May deal this weekend.

Antiquorum – Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

To investigate the Antiquorum Geneva online list, you can click straightforwardly .

This Antiquorum watch closeout, which is part in two, happens on Saturday & Sunday May 11-12th in Geneva. There is a wide assortment as usual and a few jewels covered up in this particularly enormous inventory. There is a huge assortment of fascinating IWC, prevalently from a solitary proprietor, and assessments are intriguing (particularly on that gold Ingenieur SL… so yum). The Namiki pens are absolutely out of my wheelhouse, however excellent craftsmanship nonetheless.

Like last November, I will simply zero in on my #1 watch from this sale. I think it is trying to pick only one intriguing watch, particularly out of 744. Along these lines, here it is:

Rolex Daytona Ref. 16520 Porcelain retailed by Tiffany

I need to let it out has been somewhat unusual to see the value flood in Zenith development Daytonas (1987-2001), particularly the main arrangement. I grew up with these watches and for me, they stay in the neo-vintage classification. Nonetheless, with the trouble of finding amazing condition manual breeze Daytonas and those costs having bounced up first, it appears to be intelligent that authorities would move their regard for late ’80s and ’90s Rolex watches. We’ve seen similar pattern in Submariners, GMTs and furthermore Omega Speedmasters. All things considered, this model is undoubtedly the most subtle and expensive setup of a Zenith conceivable. The primary arrangement of the 16520 had an alleged ‘porcelain’ dial, which is a gleaming white dial with a thick straightforward coat on top of the white matte base (not a real porcelain/veneer dial), and with a ‘drifting cosmograph’ implying that the word cosmograph is discrete from the remainder of the content on the dial. These are uncommon and valued as numerous first arrangement with specific credits are when in acceptable condition, of course.


In terms of collectability, the solitary element that goes over the main arrangement on these is a Tiffany & Co marked dial. This one is undoubtedly a Tiffany twofold marked dial. Then, is box & papers, consistently an or more. Notwithstanding, with a Tiffany & Co marked Rolex, box, papers and a Visa receipt all coordinating the Tiffany provenance are a gigantic in addition to since Rolex doesn’t give documents. The rear of the carry additionally has that extremely weak minimal stock number engraved on it as we find on Tiffany & Co retailed watches. Thus, since I could never purchase this watch actually, for what reason am I expounding on it. All things considered, the appropriate response is on the grounds that this parcel addresses exactly how much the Daytona market has developed and advanced. I figure it will sell inside the gauge, which is CHF 140K+ and that is quite astounding to think the sort of costs we have gotten acclimated with. In truth, the ‘locate another’ rule remains constant here more than any Daytona in any of different sell-offs in Geneva this end of the week, it is as yet a marker that things have come far in the Zenith Daytona market.

For more data about this parcel (#688), you can discover it .

Estimate CHF 140,000 – 180,000

Phillips – The Geneva Watch Auction: Nine (GWA9)

Aurel Bacs & Livia Russo in relationship with Phillips sales management firm are back for their 10th Geneva watch closeout together.

The Geneva Watch Auction: Nine has many intriguing, shocking and uncommon watches from an assortment of brands. We saw that for their Geneva deal they are curating more specialty & free current watchmakers like George Daniels, FP Journe, MB&F, Laurent Ferrier and Ludovic Ballouard. There gives off an impression of being a hybrid in vintage authorities and these specialty autonomous present day watchmakers, which is fascinating. The qualities have all the earmarks of being partaken regarding watchmaking custom, extraordinariness and energetic authorities. George Daniels Grand Complication pocket watch will be on the square and with an ‘Gauge on solicitation’, which is likely more than 1-2 million as it sold for more than 1 million of every 2012 when it was first unloaded at Sotheby’s.

This sell off, which happens on the nights of Saturday (11th) and Sunday (12th) in Geneva, is comprised of a choice of 220 parcels. You can see this list on the web . This inventory keeps on contribution a wide assortment of wristwatches with 23 brands present (practically similar number of brands as their last May sell at 24). Here is the watch I chose:

Omega Speedmaster BA 145.022-69

It is certifiably not a mysterious that in the midst of our Davidoff siblings Speedmaster inclination, the gold Apollo XI 69 Speedmaster holds an uncommon spot in our souls. In a regularly ‘all hardened steel’ world, a major gold watch feels great at times. The explanation I picked this parcel is that partially because of the re-release dispatch by Omega, we have had a huge load of inquiries from purchasers that are presently searching for a vintage one and are attempting to figure out what is right and what isn’t. As interest in these is developing, so is the examination on various varieties. The inquiry I get frequently is ‘Shouldn’t that number have an Oval O dial?’ and the response for every one of you is ‘no, they were not conveyed in the event that back number sequential order’.

This ‘numbered version’ gold Speedmaster was dispatched in 1969, just after the fruitful Apollo XI mission, as an accolade for the accomplishments of the space travelers engaged with the Apollo program. In November 1969, Omega flew out the initial 32 pieces to Houston, Texas and introduced them at a NASA celebration occasion. Obviously, a few of us realize that Richard Nixon & Spiro Agnew the then President and Vice President got Numbers 1 & 2 individually, yet returned them to Omega as legislators were not permitted to acknowledge blessings of that esteem (those two presently live at Omega Museum). A sum of 1,014 pieces were made somewhere in the range of 1969 and 1971 and there are a couple of variations, however comprehend that extraordinary solicitations for numbers was at that point occurring in those days and certain later numbers were conveyed before ones. In this way, there are 2 forms of the dial: The first is Oval O in Omega and the second is Round O. The Oval O is the main arrangement, indeed, however it is somewhat more complicated truth be told. There are 3 diverse case backs. The first is the exceptionally dainty etching (not filled in) perhaps simply going up to simply under the initial 100 numbers (possibly lower). At that point came the thicker etching (not filled in, typically with numbers 100-250) and in conclusion, the thicker etching with the red straightforward veneer inside (ordinarily with numbers 400+). Number 250-400 have been seen in both variants.

So, outside of the space explorer watches, there are 5 potential versions:

  • Thin etching, Oval O
  • Thick etching, Oval O
  • Thick etching, Round O
  • Thick finish filled etching, Oval O
  • Thick finish filled etching, Round O

Serial ranges between 28 million to 29 million and burgundy bezel should all be ‘Spot more than 90’. In spite of the fact that there exists a DNN burgundy bezel, things are befuddling enough as it is.

The present part at Phillips is the most pleasant model we’ve seen at a closeout in quite a while and in spite of the fact that it doesn’t have the Oval, it accompanies a case, which we as a whole know is the most annoyingly unthinkable Omega box to discover, ever.

Should you need to have some more data (parcel #134), you can see visit the page and ask directly.

Estimate CHF 25,000 – 50,000