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Jewelry & Timepiece

Jewelry & Timepiece
October 07, 2017
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Morphy Auctions’ Fall Premier Jewelry and Timepiece Sales Event to Present an Astonishing Range of World-Class Selections from the World’s Finest Brands. 

This highly anticipated auction features over 325 lots of magnificent watches, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, and luxury accessories from the most desirable brands including Patek Philippe, Breitling, Rolex, Tiffany, and many others. 

Denver, Pennsylvania, September 14, 2017 – Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collections, is pleased to announce this exciting jewelry sales event to be held on Saturday, October 7th 2017, starting at 11:00am EST.  All lots from this sale are currently on display and available for preview in Morphy’s Denver auction gallery.

It is the perfect time to check out this event’s top tier selection of world-class timepieces.  Fantastic examples from the most collectible brands are available for both women and men.

A trio of lady’s watch highlights are second to none.  The first is lot #32, a Patek Philippe 18k yellow gold watch featuring a diamond and sapphire set bezel and a diamond set bracelet, estimated at $21,000-26,000.  The second is lot #92, a Rolex 18K white gold Datejust Pearlmaster with a diamond bezel and mother of pearl dial, estimated at $20,000-25,000.  And three’s a charm with lot #60, an 18K white gold Pasha De Cartier with a stunning diamond bezel, estimated at $15,000-20,000.

Men’s fine timepiece selections are also up to the minute. Can’t miss showstoppers include lot #135, a handsome and classically styled Patek Philippe 18K rose gold Perpetual Retrograde watch, estimated at $35,000-45,000, and lot #136, an eye-catching Breitling 18K white gold Bentley GT model with a black diamond set face and white diamond set bracelet, estimated at $30,000-35,000.   For those who prefer more vintage options, lot #74, a 18K yellow gold Levy H. oversized enamel cased minute repeater pocket watch, is a timely choice.  This circa 1880-1900 timepiece, decorated with fine enameling, is in overall near mint condition and is estimated at $15,000-25,000.

What elite watch collector wouldn’t be attracted to lot #69, a c. 1958 Rolex stainless steel Milgauss chronometer, capable of working in magnetic fields up to 1000 gauss?  This once in a lifetime example features an incredible black revolving bezel calibrated for 60 units, an untouched red triangle indicator and mint condition bezel, rich and creamy hour markers, and a “tropical” colored dial.  This extraordinary timepiece, the top lot in this sale, is estimated at $280,000 – $320,000.

There’s no doubt that collectors will say “I do” to this auction’s selection of over 50 eye-catching rings.  If bling’s your thing, be sure to check out lot #257, a large 8.05 carat pear shaped diamond and platinum engagement ring.  Estimated at $90,000-120,000, this impressive piece is set with tapered baguette diamonds on both sides and is accompanied by two very recent certifications –  one from GIA and the other from EGL.  Lot #263, a 14K white gold and 3.02 carat diamond ring, is estimated at $30,000-50,000 and is simply breathtaking.  Its center stone is a square modified brilliant cut diamond, complemented by a diamond encrusted halo and shanks.  All together, this unworn ring has approximately 4.62 carats of diamonds.  And it’s always happy hour with lot #256, an 18k white gold, diamond, and blue sapphire cocktail ring, estimated at $35,000-45,000.  Its gorgeous center stone is a 9.48 carat blue oval sapphire which is framed by 10 round brilliant diamonds and six marquise shaped diamonds.

Jewelry enthusiasts on the hunt for outstanding necklaces need look no farther than this sales event.  Over 20 lots of fine “neckwear” are on offer, with selections including a full range of precious metal chains and chokers for men and women.  Lot #209, a 14K white gold and diamond necklace featuring 126 stones, is estimated at $12,000-20,000.  This 18.90 carat masterpiece measures about 16-3/4″ long; every diamond is set “tennis bracelet” style in its own moveable, three prong link.  And there’s no getting around the fact that lot #210, a yellow gold and 15.50 carat total diamond bezel set necklace, is simply amazing.  Estimated at $10,000-17,000, this treasure features 67 brilliant diamonds set into individual and movable links. This piece, which has a safety lock on the clasp and is stamped 14K with makers’ marks, is approximately 16-1/4″ long.

It’s hands in the air for this sale’s great offering of bracelets, with over 20 stunning selections on offer.   Collectors will find it hard to miss lot #303, an exquisitely hand crafted invisibly set sapphire and diamond bracelet. Estimated at $15,000-20,000, this phenomenally crafted white and yellow gold piece is comprised of channel set sapphire and diamond links totaling 57.8 dwt.  And worthy of the royal treatment is lot #304, an 18k white gold and diamond bracelet, estimated at $15,000-25,000.  This 16 link, 29.6 carat masterpiece is decorated with 543 round and princess cut diamonds.

Exciting selections of brooches, earrings, and other precious and decorative items – including loose stones and pendants – round out this can’t miss auction event.   A crown jewel of note here is lot #237, a GIA graded 2.23 carat diamond.  This emerald cut, D color and VVS2 clarity stone is estimated at $25,000-35,000.

According to Dan Morphy, President of Morphy Auctions, “It is not too early to start thinking about holiday gifts for the most important people in your life!  This sale offers some remarkable offerings certain to make a lasting, lifelong impression on any lucky recipient.  Our watch selections in this sale are particularly outstanding.  I am particularly drawn to the Rolex Milgauss chronometer, given its extreme rarity, amazing condition, and handsome presentation.  We welcome you to visit our gallery in Denver, PA to view these magnificent items firsthand, or of course check them out online anytime at”

About Morphy Auctions:
Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collectibles, is headquartered in Denver, PA. The company also has a satellite office in Las Vegas, NV. A full-service auction house, Morphy’s presents over 35 premier auctions annually. The company’s three-part mission includes ensuring consignor satisfaction with every auction, offering world-class customer service that goes above and beyond the call of duty, and providing relentless buyer support to create confidence for all clients seeking a trustworthy purchasing experience.

Morphy’s team of specialists includes the nation’s finest and most recognized experts in popular collecting categories including advertising; firearms; fine automobiles, automobilia and petroliana; coin-operated machines; antiques, fine, and decorative art; dolls, bears, toys, and trains; cast iron; coins; marbles; jewelry and wrist watches. Morphy Auctions is owned by President and Founder Dan Morphy, himself a lifelong and passionate collector of antiques, banks, and numerous other categories.  Morphy’s has been in business since 2004 and has grown from two to over 65 employees in over a decade.   Morphy Auctions is located at 2000 North Reading Road, Denver, PA 17517.  We can be reached by phone at 877-968-8880, by fax at 717-336-7115, and by email at  Our auction gallery is open seven days a week:  Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 1pm.  For more information on Morphy’s, please visit

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Photos and captions:

Lot Item  Low Estimate  High Estimate
32 Patek Philippe 18K Diamond and Sapphire Set Ladies Watch  $21,000  $26,000
60 18K White Gold Pasha De Cartier Ladies Diamond Set Watch  $15,000  $20,000
69 Rolex Stainless Steel Milgauss Wrist Watch  $280,000  $320,000
74 18K Levy H. Enamel Cased Minute Repeater Pocket Watch  $15,000  $25,000
92 Rolex 18K White Gold Datejust Pearlmaster Watch  $20,000  $25,000
135 Patek Philippe 18K Perpetual Retrograde Men’s Watch  $35,000  $45,000
136 Breitling 18K Bentley GT Men’s Diamond Set Watch  $30,000  $35,000
209 14K White Gold and Diamond Necklace  $12,000  $20,000
210 14K Yellow Gold and Diamond Bezel Set Necklace  $10,000  $17,000
237 A Loose 2.23 Carat Emerald Cut Diamond  $25,000  $35,000
256 18K White Gold, Diamond and Sapphire Cocktail Ring  $35,000  $45,000
257 8.05 Carat Pear Shaped Diamond and Platinum Ring  $90,000  $120,000
263 14K White Gold and 3.02 Carat Diamond Ring  $30,000  $50,000
303 Invisible Set Sapphire and Diamond Two Tone Bracelet  $15,000  $20,000
304 18K White Gold and Diamond Bracelet  $15,000  $25,000

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