Pictures, Silver & Jewellery Specialist Insight: Jack Austerberry

Following an excellent sale on the 19th of June, consignments for our sale on the 18th of September have been flooding in! Watches have been coming in from all over Europe. Special mentions include: A Rolex Explorer ref. 5504, and a 1968 Omega Speedmaster, amongst many others.

The sale presents an exceedingly rare opportunity to view and purchase a Universal Geneve Divers Timer by A. Cairelli of Rome, as well as the chance to acquire a rare Cartier London Tank Normale, other featured marques are Jaeger-LeCoultre, Vacheron Constantin and Omega.

From diving watches to dress watches, all the way to moon watches, the sale is packed full with items of horological interest.


Lot 379, Fine Pictures, Silver & Jewellery Auction, 18th September


Special attention must be given to Lot 379 , a Rolex Explorer Ref. 5504, manufactured in 1958, five years after the prototype summited Mount Everest upon the wrist of Sir Edmund Hillary; considered by many as the first real Rolex sports watch, this example has to be a runner up in terms of the most historically important piece within the sale.


Lot 379, Fine Pictures, Silver & Jewellery Auction, 18th September


Lot 374 presents excellent value for money, a Triple Calendar Chronograph in 18ct gold for under £10,000? Rare. Particularly one with a movement as spectacular as the Zenith Caliber 3019PHF. In 2012, the prototype caliber sold for over $40,000, within a steel case!

Two pairs of immaculate Rolex event binoculars issued to ticket holders at the Rolex Box attending Wimbledon are up for grabs, and at £100-£200 per pair; they are a definite ace.


For more information, contact Jack Austerberry
Watch Specialist

Phone: 01743 450 700




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