A Lange & Sohne Ref. 760.032F Richard Lange Tourbillon Pour Le Merite in Pink Gold Estimate: $120,000-180,000 Image via Antiquorum A Lange & Sohne Ref. 760.032F Richard Lange Tourbillon Pour Le Merite in Pink Gold
Estimate: $120,000-180,000
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The auction will take place on September 30, with 314 lots including not only collector-quality modern and vintage timepieces, but also a number of unique items with important provenance and historical value.

Patek Philippe Ref. 5102 Celestial Retailed by Mercury Russia Special Edition, No 41/50. Estimate: $180,000-280,000 Image via Antiquorum Patek Philippe Ref. 5102 Celestial Retailed by Mercury Russia Special Edition, No 41/50.
Estimate: $180,000-280,000
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The highlight of the auction will be the exceptional limited-edition Richard Mille RM 027 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal. This extraordinary timepiece is an exceptionally light carbon wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator and 48 power reserve. It was developed in collaboration with international tennis star Rafael Nadal in 2011.

Richard Mille RM 027 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal, No. 13/50 Estimate: $360,000-460,000 Image via Antiquorum Richard Mille RM 027 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal, No. 13/50
Estimate: $360,000-460,000
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Another draw for collectors and enthusiasts of Richard Mille timepieces will be the streamlined and aerodynamic Richard Mille RM 59-01 Yohan Blake Tourbillon Skeleton Composite. It too has a fine sporting pedigree: the striking asymmetric design was developed with Olympic sprinter Yohan Blake. Both watches were produced in editions of just 50, making them extremely rare and desirable models.

Richard Mille RM 59-01 Yohan Blake Tourbillon Skeleton Composite, No. 40/50 Estimate: $360,000-460,000 Image via Antiquorum Richard Mille RM 59-01 Yohan Blake Tourbillon Skeleton Composite, No. 40/50
Estimate: $360,000-460,000
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The Antiquorum Fall auction will also feature an impressive collection of coin watches, with examples commemorating US Presidents Johnson and Nixon as well as Israeli President Weizmann. These historically significant timepieces represent an unusual opportunity to acquire an important part of world history.

Corum President Richard Nixon Inauguration Watch, 1969 Estimate: $5,000-7,000 Image via Antiquorum Corum President Richard Nixon Inauguration Watch, 1969
Estimate: $5,000-7,000
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In addition, the sale will include two timepieces from the collection of American aviation pioneer William Boeing (1881-1956), founder of the Boeing Company. The first is a Hamilton "Fahys" square 1929 wristwatch, in 14K white gold and black enamel. The case back is engraved: "To W. E. Boeing in Recognition of Services rendered Aeronautics, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, St. Louis, May 29 -1929." The second is an 1871 hunting cased pocket chronometer by Emilie Perret.

Emilie Perret Hunting Cased Yellow Gold Pocket Chronometer, 1871 Estimate: $2,000-4,000 Image via Antiquorum Emilie Perret Hunting Cased Yellow Gold Pocket Chronometer, 1871
Estimate: $2,000-4,000
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