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Patek Philippe Aquanaut & Rolex Day Dates, Rolex Yacht-Master Plus 16 Luxury Watches To Buy

Contact tmosso@thewatchbox.com for pricing and availability; Either I have it, or I can get it! • A Lange & Sohne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar 421.032FE $139,950 • A Lange & Sohne Datograph Perpetual 410.025E $84,950 • F.P. Journe Chronometre Resonance (38mm, platinum) $159,500 • F.P. Journe Octa Calendrier (2015, steel, 38mm, 38 pieces) $54,950 • Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Foudroyante Rattrapante 9021 $15,950 • Jaeger LeCoultre Duometre a Chronographe 49150/000R-9975 $31,950 • Jaeger LeCoultre Duometre a Quantieme Lunaire Grand Feu 49150/000R-9975 $32,950 • Jaeger LeCoultre Tribute to Geophysic (stainless steel) Q8008520 $8,950 • Oris Divers SixtyFive Bronze 01 733 7707 4355-07 8 20 17 $1,950 • Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5167/1A-001 $39,950 • Patek Philippe 5235G-001 Regulator Annual Calendar $36,950 • Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 BMG-Tech 3 Days PAM 692 PAM00692 $10,950 • Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 116622 $9,950 • Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 118206 (glacier blue dial, diamonds) $28,950 • Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 118239 (salmon dial, diamonds) $15,950 • Seiko Presage Blue Enamel SPB069 $1,950 • Sinn U1 SE 1010.023 $2,450 • Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph 49150/000R-9975 $33,950 Luxury watches are the best way to start your day; watch collector Tim Mosso showcases top luxury watches from Rolex, Patek Philippe, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Panerai, and more today on “Wake Up With Watches.” The Rolex Yacht-Master in its popular steel-platinum form is a star courtesy of its platinum dial and matching platinum timing bezel. Red accents, an Oyster bracelet, and the workhorse Rolex 3135 caliber complete the picture of a versatile and striking watch. Two Rolex Day-Dates showcase the beauty and gravitas of Rolex’s longtime flagship. At 36mm, both of these Day-Dates include white metal cases (platinum and white gold), extravagant dials (glacier blue and salmon metallic), and diamond-index hours. Patek Philippe offers watch collectors two different faces in the form of a white gold regulator and a steel sports watch. The Patek Philippe 5235G “regulator” is an annual calendar that incorporates the case lines of the vintage 3448 perpetual calendar, the silicon components of the Patek “Advanced Research” series, and a model-specific micro-rotor automatic caliber to power its unique brushed-metal dial. In contrast, the Aquanaut 5167/1A is a full bracelet sports watch with a simple caliber 324 SC automatic movement, 120-meter water resistance, and a rare Geneva Hallmark caliber. That last feature is a scarce distinction only found on Aquanaut 5167s built between 2007 and July 2009. Needless to say, an Aquanaut on a bracelet is rare enough, so this example is a white whale for collectors of unusual and exclusive Patek Philippe models. Rare and highly collectible F.P. Journe watches enter the discussion courtesy of an early 38mm platinum/yellow gold dial Chronometre Resonance with brass movement and a 2015 38mm stainless steel Octa Calendrier limited edition of 38 pieces. Three Jaeger-LeCoultre watches – two complicated and one simple – brighten the table with grandeur from Switzerland’s Vallee de Joux. Tim has previously owned this model of white gold Duometre chronograph, so he speaks from the heart when explaining that one. Please subscribe to our channel for the best luxury watch reviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/WatchBoxReviews/?sub_confirmation=1 Visit our website at www.thewatchbox.com for the latest pre-owned luxury watch arrivals and industry-leading value in previously loved luxury timepieces.