Thursday, March 22, 2007

Skeletons in the Closet

Skeleton watches seem to be everywhere lately, especially with the growing appreciation for highly complicated watches and the desire to see their mechanisms through the dial. Next week at the New York Antiquorum auction, there will be some very special skeletonized models available including the first five watches listed here. Above is the IWC Skeletal Minute Repeater. Click photos for close-ups.

Patek Philippe Ellipse Squelette

Vacheron Constantin Squelette

Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti

Jaeger LeCoultre Reverso Platinum #1

Another skeletonized Reverso

Alain Silberstein Kronosaphir 97

B.R.M. Bi-Rotor

Corum Golden Bridge

Early 1900 Zenith Silver Skeleton

Photos of Vacheron, Parmigiani & IWC by Mike Disher of TimeZone
Antiquorum 2007 Important Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks Auction-->Link

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