Sotheby’s to Offer Cartier Crash Watch and Other Notable TimepiecesDec 03, 2021 10:00 EST - Dec 14, 2021 10:00 EST
Sotheby’s upcoming Fine Watches auction will present an example of Cartier’s Crash 18-karat yellow gold wristwatch. It is a limited edition piece that was completed around 2001. Cartier’s London boutique on Bond Street created the original Cartier Crash model. The asymmetrical shape of Crash is an example of the company’s innovation. Despite its resemblance to a watch in Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory, the Crash does not have any explicit connection to the famous painting.
A. Lange & Söhne’s reference 101.021 Lange 1 is presented as well. Conceived by Adolf Lange in 1845, the company was among the first watchmakers to establish a shop in Glashutte, Germany. In his early days, Lange apprenticed under renowned watchmaker J. C. Friedrich Gutkaes. After he found his passion in watchmaking, Lange redefined traditional watchmaking techniques. View the entire catalog and register to bid online on Sotheby’s.
Lot Categories:Watches & Clocks (258)
# of Lots:258
Price Range:$200 - $350,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Reference 6239 Paul Newman Daytona, A stainless steel chronograph wristwatch, Circa 1968|| Estimate: |
|Cartier, Paris Crash, A limited-edition yellow gold, and diamond set asymmetrical wristwatch, Circa 2001|| Estimate: |
|Rolex Reference 116519 Daytona Beach, A white gold automatic chronograph wristwatch, Circa 2000|| Estimate: |
|Patek Philippe Reference 5167 Aquanaut, Retailed by Tiffany & Co.: A stainless steel wristwatch with date, Circa 2015|| Estimate: |
|Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Singapore, A limited-edition DLC-coated stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with date, Circa 2008|| Estimate: |