Watch enthusiasts around the globe can mark March 15th on their calendars, as that is the date for Antiquorum's rare watch auction. The sale will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva, but bidders can also participate online through the auction house's website.

The catalogue contains over 400 lots, including rare Rolex, Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin timepieces. The sale's top lot is the extremely rare pink gold Rolex Ref. 8171 Padellone from 1951. The piece is self-winding with triple date and moon phases, made out of 18k pink gold. This will be the first time that the piece is up for auction.

ROLEX REF. 8171 PADELLONE PINK GOLD. Estimate $108,000 - $215,000. Photo via Antiquorum ROLEX REF. 8171 PADELLONE PINK GOLD. Estimate $108,000 - $215,000. Photo via Antiquorum

Another highlight is the IWC Portugesier Grande Complication Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Minute Repeater in Platinum, no. 98/100. This limited edition includes 100 examples made in 2014, and features a secular perpetual calendar, moon phases and chronograph.

IWC REF. IW377401 PORTUGIESER GRANDE COMPLICATION PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH MINUTE REPEATER PLATINUM. Estimate $92,000 - $135,000. Photo via Antiquorum IWC REF. IW377401 PORTUGIESER GRANDE COMPLICATION PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH MINUTE REPEATER PLATINUM. Estimate $92,000 - $135,000. Photo via Antiquorum

The auction also includes this Vacheron Constantin "Saint-Gervais," Tourbillon and Perpetual Calendar, No. 12. The piece was only made in 55 examples in 2006 to celebrate the watchmakers Quarter Millennium anniversary. It is the world's first watch to include 250-hour autonomy, tourbillon regulator and perpetual calendar.

VACHERON CONSTANTIN SAINT-GERVAIS TOURBILLON & PERPETUAL CALENDAR PLATINUM. Estimate $70,000 - $377,000. Photo via Antiquorum VACHERON CONSTANTIN SAINT-GERVAIS TOURBILLON & PERPETUAL CALENDAR PLATINUM. Estimate $70,000 - $377,000. Photo via Antiquorum

 

The catalogue includes several rare enamel pocket watches, such as the musical watch made for the Chinese market with painted on enamel flower bouquet. The piece was made in 1820 and attributed to Piguet et Meylan. Made out of gold and set in pearl, the piece plays music on the hour at will.

IMPRESSIVE MUSICAL WATCH FOR THE CHINESE MARKET FLOWER BOUQUET ENAMEL & YELLOW GOLD Swiss, No. 9124. Estimate $86,000 - $130,000. Photo via Antiquorum IMPRESSIVE MUSICAL WATCH FOR THE CHINESE MARKET FLOWER BOUQUET ENAMEL & YELLOW GOLD Swiss, No. 9124. Estimate $86,000 - $130,000. Photo via Antiquorum

 

Find the full catalog from Antiquorum HERE!

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