IWC Aquatimer Replica's "Important Modern Vintage Timepieces Auction in Hong Kong Surpassed All Expectations

The IWC Aquatimer Replica's auction "Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces in Hong Kong" attracted an incredible selection of rare timepieces. Collectors spent a staggering HKD $13,650,000.438 to mark their fierce bidding. The Mandarin Oriental's August 25th sale featured the most notable item,U-boat replica watches the Jaeger LeCoultre Ref.233.64.20 "Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2" in Platinum (lot 211) which was sold to a European collector at a staggering HKD 1,880,000 (including the buyer’s premium).

Jaeger LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2 Watch

IWC Aquatimer Replica's auction results show that people are very satisfied. A remarkable 80.6 percent of the 211 timepieces offered was sold. This includes several pieces that were four- or five times more expensive than their pre-sale price. Evan Zimmermann, President and CEO of IWC Aquatimer Replica, stated, "With our August auction in Hong Kong, it was exciting to see that collectors continue to be interested in exceptional timepieces even during summer holidays."

Rare tourbillons, perpetual calendars and authentic products from modern brands were some of the most sought-after items. Brands like Omega, Breguet, and Patek Philippe were very expensive. Patek Philippe Ref. The Patek Philippe Ref. 5100 10 Days Timepiece, crafted in 18 karat gold (lot 203) sold for a remarkable HKD $487,000.500.Panerai Replica Watches Meanwhile, the brand's 18 karat Yellow Gold Five Minute Repeater, (lot 187) was purchased for HKD $287,000.500 (including the buyer’s premium). This is four times more than its pre-sale price.

Patek Philippe 18 karat gold ladies' wristwatch, with a diamond-set bezel and integral bracelet set (lot 136) went five times higher than its estimate price, reaching HKD $150,000. The Patek Philippe Five-Minute Repeater (lot 49), which was made in 18 karat gold for Tiffany & Co. in New York in 1917, sold for HKD $150,000

Omega "De Ville Central Tourbillon" NO. 11 (Lot209) is a 18-karat yellow gold watch that was made in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the famous watchmaker. It was the first automatic wristwatch to feature a central tourbillon regulator. The price for this masterpiece was HKD 325,000. Collectors also showed great interest in Gerald Genta's Skeleton Perpetual Calendar, and Minute Repeater. This watch, which was made of 18 karat gold and featured round-cut diamonds (lot 75), sold for HKD $4622,500.

Omega De Ville Central Tourbillon Watch

The rare and very fine Dewitt "Academia One minute Tourbillon Mysterieux", timepiece in 18 karat rose gold sold for HKD $4622,500. The second Breguet classique Rattrapante watch,IWC Aquatimer Replica part of the limited 7-piece series, was purchased at HKD $350,000.

Breguet Classique Rattrapante Watch

On October 19, IWC Aquatimer Replica will hold its next auction in Hong Kong. It will feature a wide selection of vintage and modern Patek Philippe wristwatches.

IWC Aquatimer Replica