A curated selection of Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
While Antiquorum will make watch enthusiasts travel through an awe-inspiring timeline of horological treasures including Patek Philippe, Rolex and more, this session’s grand finale promises an unparalleled, historic piece – lot 245, the Rolex Ref. 6098. This timepiece transcends the boundaries of a watch; it’s a living testament to an extraordinary mission.
In the annals of watchmaking history, few timepieces hold as much significance as this Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Reference 6098. Its historical weight lies in its connection to Dr. Gabriel Chevalley, a renowned mountaineer who played a pivotal role in the early Himalayan expeditions. As a token of recognition for his exceptional feats, this watch was bestowed at his return from the 1952 Swiss Everest Expedition. The watch is not alone in its narrative; it’s accompanied by a Rolex letter and an array of personal items. Together, they chronicle the extraordinary journey of an individual whose life was marked by adventure and exploration.
This auction offers an unparalleled opportunity for collectors to acquire remarkable timepieces, each with its own unique story and significance. Whether you’re drawn to Rolex’s precision, the elegance of gem-set ladies’ watches, or the timeless beauty of Patek Philippe, or independent watch makers, there’s something extraordinary for every connoisseur. Don’t miss the chance to own a piece of horological excellence and artistic craftsmanship !