May 16, 2019 By C! Magazine Staff

Finale Auctions

Finale Auctions is thrilled to present its second Watches & Jewelry auction to be held on Sunday the 19th of May.

The sophomore showing offers incredibly rare timepieces, an extensive watch collection, as well as an exquisite line up of jewelry. With another one-of-a-kind auction, Finale is determined to once again invite and excite collectors and connoisseurs alike from around the globe.

At the pole position of the watches on offer is an example many consider to be a horological holy grail: The Rolex Daytona Reference 6239, Paul Newman Panda. The example up for auction is in pristine condition and shares the exact same reference and dial as Paul Newman’s own watch. This will be one of few chances available to own one of the most iconic watches in history.

Richard Mille Limited Edition North Thin Ply Technology Asian Edition Ref. RM30

Another exquisite example is a limited edition watch from iconic watch house and designer Richard Mille. The Richard Mille RM 030 NTPT Asia Exclusive demonstrates equal parts signature design and engineering prowess. Not satisfied with one Richard Mille, an RM 028 will also be going under the hammer.

Seiko Brightz 50th Anniversary Chronograph Ref. SDGZ013

Joining this incredible lineup is a large curated collection of 22 Seiko timepieces, with a selection from limited edition Seiko and Grand Seiko models. It’s a lot that’s sure to delight both fans of the brand’s storied history as well as enthusiasts looking to dive into the robust designs and unique technology behind their exceptional high-end movements. This will be the first time in the Philippines that a Seiko collection this large and rare will be offered as one lot, all in mint and brand new condition complete with full documentation.

Patek Philippe “Jumbo” Nautilus Ref. 3710

Patek Philippe Nautilus Ref 5711/1A

Patek Philippe Nautilus Chronograph Ref. 5980/1A-014

A wide range of Patek Philippe complications are presented as well as models from the Nautilus line, namely the reference 5980 chronograph, the reference 3710 and a brand new reference 5711. With their popularity and long waiting lists these timepieces are highly prized.

Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Ref. 5940J-001

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ref. 26574OR.OO.1220OR.01

Limited edition and rare examples from celebrated houses of Audemars Piguet, A. Lange & Sohne, Vacheron Constantin, IWC, and Tudor are also open to bids.



Rolex GMT-Master Ref. 6542, Circa 1956

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona “Paul Newman” Ref. 6239, Circa 1969

An exceptional line-up of vintage Rolex watches will be going under the hammer, including an ultra rare GMT-Master reference 6542 with its instantly recognizable two-tone “Pepsi” bezel, tropical dial examples, and a selection of hard-to-find Daytonas which include a reference 16520 floating dial R-Series, A-series, and Patrizzi dial, a reference 6240, and various GMT and Submariner examples including one stamped Tiffany & Co. will be available to discerning collectors. Last but not least are two examples of UAE stamped Rolex models and an exceptionally rare GMT “Batman” custom piece made for the Sultanate of Oman.

A 6.89 carat fancy intense yellow diamond dress ring

Bvlgari Serpenti Necklace

A fine pink sapphire and diamond necklace

To complement this outstanding line up Finale Auctions will be presenting a broad range of jewelry pieces including investment grade diamond and colored gemstone pieces in both modern and vintage variations. Top of the list is a stunning 6.89-carat GIA certified fancy intense yellow diamond ring, a Bulgari Serpenti collection necklace, and a fine pink sapphire and diamond necklace.

An impressive 3-carat marquise diamond ring

A pair of diamond tassel pendant earrings

The impressive selection of rings features a 5-carat brilliant cut diamond ring, 3-carat heart shaped diamond ring, and 3-carat marquise diamond ring. Other alluring pieces include blue sapphire and diamond floral pendant earrings and an attractive pair of diamond pendant earrings with 2-carat heart shaped diamonds.

A pair of sapphire and diamond geometric pendant earrings

A diamond mosaic cocktail ring

A fine diamond mosaic ring

Adding some fun and whimsy to the auction lineup are colored sapphire floral pendant earrings, a 27-carat amethyst ring, a modern diamond cocktail ring, and yellow gold spray brooch. Cultured diamond offerings include various stud and pendant earrings and solitaire rings.

The Finale Auctions preview begins on the 10th of May at Finale Art File, Warehouse 17 La Fuerza Compound, 2241 Chino Roces Avenue, Makati. The online catalogue may be viewed at

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