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

D002-0242

A Rolex ref 5500 Explorer stainless steel wristwatch
automatic movement, black dial with luminous markers and Arabic numerals at 3, 6 and 9, sweep seconds. Stainless steel bracelet.

Realised: $7,500

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

C0012-0316

A late 19thC Ulysse Nardin quality 18ct yellow gold chronometer pocket on 9ct rose gold chain in box
the rosewood box with fitted interior with twin compartments for spare glasses and the open faced half hunter watch, with white enamel dial and subsidiary seconds, side chronometer button, the internal back plate with engraved maker's details and 'No 4801', apparently working. 102gm. The 9ct gold rail link chain with gold T-bar and fob, gold plated clip, 27.6gm. With original Chronometer certificate card with history noted, see online photos.

Realised: $5,000

D007-0173

A 19thC ornate French bronze and ormolu mantel clock
the case and bracket of sinuous leafy scrolls, floral pediment. The gilt dial with white enamelled blue roman numerals, named indistinctly 'PHILL.A. PARIS', the quality French movement striking on a bell, c.1860. H.410mm. With pendulum and keys. 1994 valuation available.

Realised: $4,800

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

B09-0442

A Rolex Oyster Perpetual mid-size Datejust bi-metal wristwatch
c.1988, stainless steel and 18ct. yellow gold case and strap, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and gold batons, maker's details to dial, date aperture, the automatic movement with 29 jewels. Working order. Valuation available. In original green leather box with wallet containing booklet and original outer box. Model No. 68273, Serial No. R951875.

Realised: $4,200