Looking for a watch as a Christmas present? Here’s five coming up at auction03 December 2020 A large variety of desirable watches that would make lovely Christmas presents are offered at auctions on thesaleroom.com this month.
To give you a flavour of what’s available, here’s five examples coming up in time for Christmas.
1. For her: Tag Heuer link bracelet watch
This ladies stainless steel Tag Heuer Link bracelet watch, pictured above, is offered at Lockdales on December 8-9.
It was originally purchased in 2005 and comes boxed and with some paperwork. It was in working order at the time of cataloguing.
The Link has been popular model among TAG Heuer watches since launching in 1987 – the ‘double S’ shaped links being a striking feature of its elegant design.
With a mother of pearl dial, diamond set hour markers and quartz movement, this example is estimated at £150-250.
View the catalogue entry for this Tag Heuer link bracelet watch on thesaleroom.com.
2. For him: Omega wristwatch
Omega is one of the world’s best known watch brands with its timepieces admired for their precision and quality.
As you’d expect for a maker with a long history, vintage examples are highly sought after and examples often appear at auctions on thesaleroom.com.
An Omega gentleman’s wristwatch (ref 1061), pictured above, with a signed silver-tone dial is among the watches offered by Peter Wilson on December 10. It features a gold plated case and expandable strap, and comes with a maker's booklet, international warranty card and box.
The watch was in working order at time of cataloguing and is estimated at £150-250.
View the catalogue entry for this on Omega wristwatch thesaleroom.com.
3. For her: Rotary nine carat gold watch
This ladies Rotary nine carat gold manual-wind wristwatch is offered at McTear’s on December 16.
Watches by the Swiss maker remain popular thanks to their sophistication and stylishness are examples are regularly available at auctions on thesaleroom.com.
This example has a nine carat gold clasp, a round white dial and applied gold colour to the baton hour markers. It is estimated at £100-200.
View the catalogue entry for this Rotary nine carat gold wristwatch on thesaleroom.com.
4. For him: Rolex ‘Precision’ watch
Vintage Rolex watches have never been out of fashion. With the combination of elegance, class and technical sophistication, they have stood the test of time remarkably well.
While certain models can make thousands of pounds, an example of a gentleman's 9ct gold ‘Precision’ wristwatch is offered at Mallams on December 8-9 with an estimate of £200-300. It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1960.
It has a circular silvered dial and a jewelled manual movement and comes with a case signed Dennison and Rolex. Please note, it does have some condition issues including a missing crown.
View the catalogue entry for this Rolex ‘Precision’ wristwatch on thesaleroom.com.
5. For him: Gucci ‘Timeless’ watch
Gucci may be best known as a high-end fashion brand but has also been a prominent watchmaker in recent decades.
An example of a Gucci gentleman’s ‘Timeless’ bracelet watch is offered at Fellows on December 8.
With a stainless steel case with gold plated bezel, quartz movement and black dial, the movement was functioning at the time of cataloguing.
It is estimated at £70-100.
View the catalogue entry for this Gucci ‘Timeless’ watch on thesaleroom.com.