Model: World time 175 Anniversary Limited Edition
An outstanding, unworn, original owner example of the Patek Philippe ref. 7175R, released to commemorate the 175 Anniversary of the formation of the brand and combines a hugely popular complication with a moon phase and contemporary design. One of just 450 examples produced in rose gold with 70 diamonds set to the bezel it is considered by many collectors as the most striking of all modern examples of the complication designed for ladies.
Price £75,000FollowFavorite lot
Model: World Time 175 Anniversary Limited Edition of 1300 pieces
An outstanding, unworn, original owner example of the Patek Philippe ref. 5575G, released to commemorate the 175 Anniversary of the formation of the brand and combines a hugely popular complication with a moon phase and contemporary design. One of just 1300 examples produced in white gold it is considered by many collectors as the most striking of all modern examples of the complication.
Price £75,000FollowFavorite lot
Model: Submariner "The Kermit"
A superb example of the Rolex Submariner "Kermit " or "Green Bezel" found with full accessories and case back sticker. A great example of collectors watch that represents everyday wear ability with bullet proof residual values.
Price £15,000FollowFavorite lot
Model: Aquanaut Chronograph
Arguably one of the most contemporary and striking modern Patek references this Aquanaut Chronograph is found in practically "unworn" condition with both tropical straps , box, certificates and booklets. Supplied in 2018 the watch remains under manufacturer's warranty.
Price £65,000FollowFavorite lot
PERPETUAL Highlight: The His and Hers Patek Philippe 175th Anniversary World Timers Reference 5575 and 7175
PHILLIPS Perpetual is proud to present a pair of limited edition Patek Philippe world timers among its latest arrivals. Made to commemorate the brand’s 175th anniversary, the two watches are offered in like new condition and can be viewed in London at 30 Berkeley Square.
Announcement: Phillips Watches To Take Part In Baselworld 2020
For the first time, an auction house will exhibit watches in a major trade show. Full announcement below.
Key Dates: Watches Valuation Tour For Spring 2020 Auctions
The Year In Watches
The Watches team at Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo reflects on how they managed to maintain momentum throughout 2019, with multiple new world records and two "white glove" auctions.
Phillips Perpetual24 watches for sale
In 2006, Patek Philippe released the reference 5800/1A-001 (exclusively in steel) - featuring an automatic 330 calibre (SC) and ‘ridged' blue dial, with horizontal grooves. The 5800 marked the return of the mid-size Nautilus, previously discontinued in the early 2000s. Examples of the reference 5800 were produced for a limited time (approximately 1 year), representing an exceptionally rare and highly-collectible modern Patek Philippe.
Price £40,000FollowFavorite lot
Model: 3940 Grand Complication
2015 Patek Grand Exhibition piece from the Saatchi Gallery in London. Complete with its original box and guarantee and found in outstanding "double sealed" condition. It is believed to be possibly one of five examples produced with Geneva Seal movement and the later 5140 dial print.
Price £99,500FollowFavorite lot
Model: Oyster Perpetual 36mm
Something of an unknown treasure within the Rolex catalogs. The reference 116600 combines the daily practicality of Rolex Oyster Steel, calibre 3130 self winding movement and classic blue explorer style 3,6,9 dial with 18ct Gold hour markers. Full set and found in unworn condition.
Price £4,250FollowFavorite lot
Perhaps the watch that defines the modern jet set age, an instant classic and bestowed with waiting lists spanning many years. This fresh to market Nautilus is found in outstanding condition with full accessories including presentation box, International Guarantee and leather wallet.FollowFavorite lot
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10 December 2019 • New York
The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE
26 November 2019 • Hong Kong
The Geneva Watch Auction X
10 November 2019 • Geneva
Double Signed: A Celebration of the Finest Partnerships Between Manufacturers and Retailers
9 November 2019 • Geneva
The Hong Kong Watch Auction: EIGHT
28 May 2019 • Hong Kong
News and Results
Press Release: 6 February 2020
An Exceptional Exhibition Illustrating the Visionary’s Life-long Passion for Watches
Press Release: 9 January 2020
Phillips is pleased to announce the appointment of Rika Dila as Senior Consultant, based in Bangkok. Ms. Dila will work closely with Phillips’ Watches, Jewellery and the 20th Century& Contemporary Art teams in Asia, to grow the company’s network of clients in Thailand, an increasingly important market in the region.
Press Release: 9 January 2020
The Watches Department
Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo is the watch department at Phillips auction house, dedicated exclusively to the world's finest collectors' watches. Launched in November 2014 by Aurel Bacs and his partner, Livia Russo, the department was established in response to the ever-increasing need for today's collectors to easily access scholarship, guidance and quality across the board. The team of specialists at Phillips Watches is dedicated to an uncompromised approach to quality, transparency and client service, and, as a result, in just two years since launching achieved market leadership with sales of over $106 million in 2016.
With multiple world records, including for a wristwatch, Patek Philippe wristwatch, Rolex and Omega at auction, Phillips has become the undisputed worldwide market leader. Below are a selection of recent record-breaking prices.
1. Rolex reference 6239, Paul Newman's "Paul Newman" Rolex Daytona – WINNING ICONS – 26 October 2017 (US $17,752,500). Highest result ever achieved for a wristwatch at auction.
2. Patek Philippe reference 1518 in stainless steel – Geneva Watch Auction FOUR – 12 November 2016 (11,002,000 CHF / US $11,000,000). Highest result ever achieved for a Patek Phillipe wristwatch at auction.
3. Rolex "Bao Dai" reference 6062 (5,066,000 CHF / US $5,060,427) – The Geneva Watch Auction: FIVE – 14 May 2017.
4. Rolex "The Legend" reference 6263 (3,722,000 CHF / US $3,857,000) – The Geneva Watch Auction: FIVE – 14 May 2017.
5. Patek Philippe reference 2499 (19,720,000 HKD / US $2,538,000) – Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO – 31 May 2016. Highest result ever achieved for any wristwatch sold at auction in Asia.
6. Omega "Tourbillon 30 I" prototype (1,428,500 CHF) – The Geneva Watch Auction: SIX – 12 November 2017. Highest result ever achieved for an Omega at auction....
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