Important collection from tech entrepreneur leads Heritage timepieces auction
August 31, 2017: An influential tech entrepreneur, according to Jim Wolfe, Director of Fine Timepieces at Heritage Auctions, has meticulously curated a collection for Heritage Auctions’ Timepiece auction on October 24, in New York City. There are rare Patek Philippe timepieces being offered in the collection. Two of them are very important: a Patek Philippe Ref. 5013R-010 in rose gold, with self-winding minute repeating movement, perpetual calendar, moon phase, leap year indication and retrograde date with an estimated value of $250,000. Also, a yellow gold Patek Philippe Ref. 3974J automatic perpetual calendar minute repeating wristwatch with moon phases, circa 1991 with an estimated value of $250,000.
In addition, 75 pieces of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Skeletonized Gyrotourbillon II in Platinum will be on offer at the auction. Another stand out piece is the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Carbon Tourbillon Chronograph with carbon and titanium materials with a value of $135,000.
Another six Patek Philippe watches will be on offer at the auction.