Antiquorum Auctioneers, one of the world’s largest auction companies, will hold an ‘important modern and antique timepiece auction’ at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong on August 25 Will ‘(Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces). Collectors from all over the world will have the opportunity to bid for up to 211 unique modern and antique timepieces with rare tourbillon functions. The pre-auction preview will be held from August 22 (Wednesday) to 24 (Friday) in the Antigrum Hong Kong showroom. Let’s take a look at some of the fine watches that will appear at the auction. In the 18th century, when pocket watches were still the mainstream, the first generation of watchmaking master Abraham Louis Breguet invented the tourbillon device in order to offset the azimuth error of the balance caused by the gravity of the pocket watch in the pocket. Improve the accuracy of pocket watch travel time. Time has come to the 20th century, and watches have gradually replaced pocket watches as the mainstream of the market. With the advancement of escapement materials and watches that are not as pocket watches, they have been placed in the pocket for a long time and have a vertical attitude. It is so large, but the tourbillon continues to exist in some high-end watches, becoming an important symbol of the watch factory’s extraordinary craftsmanship and respect for tradition. The theme and most striking focus of this auction is the tourbillon watch, which includes the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2 watch, model number: Ref.233.64.20. This watch was produced in 2009, with only 75 pieces in the world, which is quite rare. The case is a brand’s unique two-sided flip design, built-in Jaeger-LeCoultre Cal.174 movement, a complex tilting dual-frame multi-axis spherical tourbillon structure, with a 50-hour power reserve and 24-hour day and night indication function. Estimate: HK $ 1.2 million to 1.6 million. The watch experts at Antigoulin are also proud to recommend the HARRY WINSTON Ref. 400-MAT44W Ocean Tourbillon 110 Hours. This model was launched in 2006 with a limited number of 80 pieces. The auction target number is 34. Designed for a rare large-diameter case, the case is made of 18K white gold, with a one-minute tourbillon movement, 110 hours of power reserve, and an 18K gold HARRY WINSTON buckle, original watch case and warranty. Estimate: HK $ 400,000 ~ 600,000. The last thing that might make collectors bid for it is the OMEGA De Ville 18K yellow gold tourbillon watch. This auction is numbered 11. It was launched in 1994 and is the world’s first automatic winding. The tourbillon watch is also a classic commemorative masterpiece launched to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the OMEGA brand. This watch is quite rare and in good condition. It has a one-minute tourbillon device and is certified by the Swiss Official Observatory (COSC). It comes with an OMEGA original 18K gold folding buckle and a watch box. Estimate: HK $ 200,000 to 250,000.