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Flash from Dr.H. Crott Auctioneers

Flash from Dr.H. Crott Auctioneers

Dr.H. Crott Auction to Feature Numerous Exceptional Watches

 

Dr.H. Crott Auctioneers’ May 9th Frankfurt sale will enthrall collectors and curators alike.

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On offer, an impressive selection of Patek Philippe wristwatches, including exquisite examples of references 1463 (€190.000-220.000), 1436 (€180.000-220.000), 1593 (€ 38.000-50.000), 564 (€22.000-28.000) and 3974, a very rare gentleman’s astronomical minute repeating Geneva wristwatch with perpetual calendar, leap year indication, moon phase (€200.000-300.000)

Other highlights are the "Datograph Perpetual, Vacheron & Constantin Malte Tourbillon" (€40.000-50.000) and the Rolex reference 8171 (€43.000-49.000).

 

Additionally, A. Lange & Soehne enthusiasts also will find a number of tantalizing treasures to add to their collections.




Aside from watches, the event also will present a selection of rare and complicated pocket watches as well as important clocks.




Of very particular note among the latter are two important Renaissance figure clocks. One, the "Stehender Löwe" ("Standing Lion"), has participated in exhibitions at the Bavarian National Museum, Munich and the National Museum of American History and Technology (Smithsonian Institution), Washington (€70.000-90.000).




The other is called the "Lauschender Hund" ("Listening Dog", €80.000 - 100.000).




Also exceptional is a unique night light projection clock with astronomical indications by Johann Georg Mayr of Munich (€ 80.000-120.000).




Within the sale, Dr.H. Crott also willl offer some exquisite enamel boxes, certain to fascinate the viewer by their artistic design and high-level craftsmanship.




Additional details and photos: www.uhren-muser.com

The spring auction of Auctioneers Dr. H. Crott will take place on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 12 noon, the Sheraton Hotel Frankfurt Airport. Previewing begins on Friday, May 8 at 2pm.

 

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