Pre-Owned Fine Watches – November 2018 News News at J Farren-Price
This month we showcase some very special pre-loved timepieces. From Rolex, we have a very rare Double Red Sea-Dweller and Ladies Datejust 26 with diamond bezel and mother of pearl dial.
From Patek Philippe we have acquired a beautifully elegant 4552/3 Ladies Golden Ellipse from the 1980’s, a 5153J Calatrava with Date and Sweep Seconds and a 5159G Automatic Perpetual Calendar Retrograde. In addition we have a 5024G Patek Gondolo and a 5000G Calatrava.
Finally we also have a striking IWC Pilot Double Chronograph in excellent condition.
Enquire about any of our pre-owned timepieces here.
MATERIALS: Stainless steel case, bezel and bracelet.
DIAL & DIAMETER: Black
FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, seconds and date
POWER SOURCE: Automatic self-winding
HISTORY & PRICE: Extremely Rare Rolex Sea Dweller Double Red. Circa 1972/73. Excellent condition. Serviced by Rolex September 2018. Original Box and tags but no original warranty certificate | Resale price: $69,500.00
MATERIALS: 18ct yellow gold case, crown and bracelet. Oval shaped case with blue dial
DIAL & DIAMETER: 28MM wide x 30MM high
FUNCTIONS: Hours and minutes
POWER SOURCE: Manual winding
HISTORY & PRICE: Bought new in February 1985, serviced October 2018. Complete with box & papers | Pre-loved price: $12,000.00
MATERIALS: 18ct white gold case, crown and bezel. Brown alligator leather strap with 18ct white gold deployment clasp.
DIAL & DIAMETER: White opaline, hand-guilloched center, black Roman numerals, 38mm diameter
FUNCTIONS: Perpetual calendar with retrograde date hand. Moon phases. Day, month, leap year in apertures. Sweep seconds hand.
POWER SOURCE: Automatic self-winding
HISTORY & PRICE: Winding Box and papers. Purchased JFP March 2008. Serviced Patek Philippe October 2018 Immaculate Condition |
REF: 5159G | Price: Current new price: $122,800. 00. Great buying at $89,000.00
MATERIALS: Stainless steel case, crown and bezel. Black alligator leather strap.
DIAL & DIAMETER: Black dial with luminous black hands and Arabic numeral hour markers. Minute markers around the outer rim. Dial Type: Analog. Luminescent hands and markers. Day of the week and date display at the 3 o’clock position. 46MM Diameter
FUNCTIONS: Chronograph – three sub-dials displaying: 60 second, 30 minute and 12 hour.
POWER SOURCE: Automatic movement with a 44-hour power reserve
HISTORY AND PRICE: Original box and papers. Purchased new April 2014. Condition is 8/10.
Retail Price new is $15,100 || Current price great value at $10,500
PATEK PHILIPPE MEN’S WIND-UP GONDOLO WITH PINK DIAL
MATERIALS: 18K White Gold case, crown, bezel and buckle on a black alligator leather strap
DIAL AND DIAMETER: Salmon Pink Dial with Applied Silver Arabic Numerals, Small Seconds
FUNCTION: Hours, minutes and small seconds
POWER SOURCE: Manual Wind Movement
HISTORY: Excellent pre-owned condition, un-serviced complete with original Patek Philippe folder, papers and carton. This is a classic Patek Philippe men’s wind up watch. Sold by J Farren-Price in July 1996
REF: 5024G ||PRICE: $17,500 AUD
MATERIALS: 18ct yellow gold case, crown and bezel. Matt chocolate brown alligator strap.
DIAL: Silvery opaline dial with hand-guilloched center, gold applied hour markers.
FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, seconds, date and sweep seconds.
POWER SOURCE: Automatic self-winding with 35-45 hour power reserve
HISTORY & PRICE: Automatic Calatrava officers case. Sold December 2012, serviced August 2018. Excellent as new condition, complete with box and papers.
REFERENCE: 5153J | Current RRP: $42,000, wonderful value at $33,500
DIAL AND DIAMETER: Black dial with white Arabic numerals and inner minute track. 35 MM diameter
FUNCTION: Hours, minutes and subsidiary seconds at 4 o’clock
POWER SOURCE: Automatic movement and self-winding, 48 hour power reserve and the Geneva Seal. Movement is the ultra-thin automatic winding Patek Philippe Caliber 240 PS with mini-rotor, 27 jewels,
HISTORY: This Calatrava is one of the most popular of the discontinued models, and they come up for sale fairly rarely. The 18k white gold is the most rare of the reference 5000 versions. Watch is in excellent un-serviced condition with box and papers. Sold by J Farren-Price in April 2004.
REF: 5000G || PRICE: $27,500
MATERIALS: Stainless steel case with a fluted bezel on a stainless steel on a steel Jubilee bracelet
DIAL: 26 mm with Mother of pearl dial with diamonds at the hour markers
FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, seconds and date aperture
PRE-OWNED DETAILS: Originally bought December 2013. Comes with original box and papers, brand new condition, worn only a few times
REFERENCE: 179174 | PRICE: New: $14,250.00 || Price Pre-Loved: $10,950