Cordys

Reflecting a strong collector market, we are always seeking good watches for our catalogues. We see continued robust demand for prestige brands, particularly vintage Rolex and Omega, high end makers Patek Phillipe, Baum et Mercier, Jaeger, Piaget, Longines and Cartier. We typically offer along with good wristwatches a selection of gold pocket watches, superior antique clocks and specialist vintage pieces.


C006-0397

Rolex 'Coke' Oyster GMT-Master II wristwatch
stainless steel case and strap showing very little wear, Coke bezel insert- model- 16710 ( ‘F’ Serial ) with papers dating to 2006 sold by Partridge Jewellers Wellington. In original box with papers and swing tag, base of outer card box only. With original purchase receipt and 2019 service and repair confirmation.

Realised: $18,000

B03-0535

A Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master 'Pepsi' bezel 'Superlative Chronometer' wristwatch
S/N 3224013,1973, model 1675, matte black Mk2 dial, uni-directional bezel, fourth hand dual time-zone indicator, 40mm stainless steel case, s/s folded link jubilee bracelet, acrylic crystal with some scratches.

Realised: $17,500

B07-0470

A good 1999 Rolex Submariner gent’s wristwatch
ref. 16613, complete with box, papers and hang tags, black dial, bi-metal gold and steel strap and case, the automatic movement in working order. Unusually complete with all papers, pamphlets, green leather box, card outer box and two swing hang tags. Sold by Partridge Jewellers 26th June 1999.

Realised: $10,000

A10-0523

A late 1940s gent's 18ct. yellow gold Rolex bubble-back Oyster Perpetual Chronometer wristwatch
the yellow gold case with pale gilt dial with maker's logo and model details, screw-down crown, working order, with late stitched leather crocodile skin strap.

Realised: $8,000

B04-0606

A rare 17thC brass lantern clock by Peter Closon
Neere Holborne Bridge Londini Fecit, c.1660, with strapped bell over three dolphin frets and four urn finials, tapering Doric corner columns on turned feet, oversailing silvered Roman chapter ring enclosing engraved tulip decoration, alarm setting disc and single hour hand, hinged side panels, original weight driven balance wheel movement, alarm wheel outside back panel (lacking rope and weight). H.400mm (15¾"). A well regarded maker, an uncommonly found original unconverted mechanism and in unrestored condition. Provenance: The Williamson Estate Collection.

Realised: $8,000

C008-0244

A rare mid 18thC William Adcock of London ebonised grand-sonnerie striking bracket clock
the inverted bell top ebonised case with four ormolu cone finials and overhead handle, applied ormolu mouldings to the door enclosing the arched gilded and decoratively cast signed dial, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, subsidiary strike / non-strike dial and date aperture, the quality movement striking on seven bells with rare and complicated grand-sonnerie strike. H.530mm.

Realised: $6,500

C002-0459

An Omega Speedmaster 'Ed White' chronograph wristwatch
1965, ref.105.003 - 65, with 17 jewel cal.321 movement, ser. 22827554 (1965). All original straight lug case, DO90 bezel, hands and black dial, pushers and crown with wear commensurate with age. No strap, movement requires servicing.

Realised: $6,500

C005-0304

A Rolex deck watch
in British Ministry of Defence Hydrographic Dept marked case, with issuing certificate dated 1970. Zinc case with matched serial numbers, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subs seconds. Working.

Realised: $6,200

B012-0550

A gent's 18ct gold and stainless steel Breitling Chronomat wristwatch
with 18ct and stainless bracelet; blue triple register chronograph dial with date, gold hour batons and gold seconds register, uni-directional bezel. Model B.13050.1. With blue leather strap with 'duo time' watch (fitted) and two additional blue leather straps. With original box and papers.

Realised: $4,500

B09-0469

A marine chronometer by Charles Frodsham
c.1858, the two-day duration timepiece in brass gimbal mounting, the 4" silvered dial marked 'Charles Frodsham, 84 Strand London, No.2898, Roman numerals with subsidiary state-of-wind (56 hour) dial flanked by garter framed crowned medallions: 'By Appointment to the Queen' and ' Gold Medal of Honour/Paris Exn.1855', subs seconds dial at VI. In three-part brass bound mahogany case with glazed mid-section, set with an disc with maker's details and serial number; with 'tipsy' key. 175 x 175 x 180mm.

Realised: $4,400