Marquis de Lafayette was an important figure in the American Revolutionary War. The French aristocrat served alongside George Washington in several battles. The two became such good friends that Lafayette named his only son after America’s first president. The upcoming auction of timepieces, presented by Hindman, offers a Jacquemart automation quarter repeater pocket watch once owned by Lafayette. The 18-karat tricolor gold open face timepiece dates back to the early 1800s. It was made in Austria around the time when Lafayette lived there in exile.
Another lot of interest featured in the event is an Avenue Classic wristwatch by Harry Winston. The 18-karat white gold timepiece is embellished with 112 round, brilliant-cut diamonds. A Patek Philippe yellow gold minute repeater open face pocket watch, retailed by Spaulding & Co., is available as well. It is crafted in yellow gold and features a monogram engraved case. Highlights of the event also include timepieces by luxury brands such as Cartier, Breguet, Rolex, and others. Visit Bidsquare to browse the entire catalog or register to bid.
# of Lots:111
Price Range:$100 - $22,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|A Historic 18k Tricolor Gold Open Face Jacquemart Automaton Quarter Repeater Pocket Watch|| Estimate: |
|Harry Winston, 18k White Gold And Diamond Avenue Classic Wristwatch|| Estimate: |
|Breguet, 18k White Gold And Diamond Ref. 8068 Classique Wristwatch|| Estimate: |
|Patek Philippe, Spaulding & Co., 18k Yellow Gold Minute Repeater Open Face Pocket Watch, 1906|| Estimate: |
|Cartier, 18k Yellow Gold And Diamond Ballon Bleu Wristwatch|| Estimate: |