Bonhams encourages customers to bag vintage watch bargains at its May 21 sale


Bonhams will hold its next Watches and Wristwatches Sale at its London sale room and online on Tuesday, May 21.

Watches and Wristwatches sales are pitched by Bonhams as an ideal entry point for people feeling their way into buying pre-owned watches.

Customers get the benefit of knowing that Bonhams experts have checked the authenticity of every watch, and can still bag a bargain for lots that do not spark a bidding war.


The top 10 lots, described by Bonhams with their pre-sale estimates for the May 21 sale are:


Rolex. A fine 18K white gold automatic calendar bracelet watch £8,000 – 12,000
Hublot. A black ceramic and titanium skeletonised calendar chronograph wristwatch, c 2010 £6,000 – £8,000
Rolex. A stainless steel automatic calendar bracelet watch with dual time zone GMT Master ‘Pepsi’ c 1975 £5,000 – 7,000
Jaeger-LeCoultre. An 18K rose gold manual wind reversible rectangular wristwatch with day and night indication, moon phase and power reserve Reverso Night & Day Reserve de Marche 2001 £5,000 – 7,000
Haas Snel, Paris. An unusual and highly detailed gilt metal, enamel and diamond set concealed watch in the form of a beetle Circa 1865 £3,000 – 5,000
Cartier. An 18K white gold and diamond set automatic wristwatch to be sold with proceeds going to the charity Children in Need Santos 100, Ref: 2881, Sold 13th March 2007 £5,000 – 7,000
Cartier. An 18K white gold quartz calendar chronograph rectangular wristwatch Tank Américaine, Circa 2000 £4,000 – 6,000
Jaeger-LeCoultre. A stainless-steel quartz calendar chronograph wristwatch Heraion Reveil, Sold 4th April 1992 £4,000 – 6,000
Rolex. An 18K gold automatic calendar bracelet watch Day-Date, Ref: 1803, Circa 1974 £4,000 – 6,000
Jaquet Droz. An 18K white gold automatic calendar wristwatch with second time zone Time Zone No.35, Sold 25th August 2006 £1,800 – 2,200
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