At the upcoming Sotheby's Important Watches auction, you can browse the catalogue and find all manner of incredibly rare and important watches and clocks from all the best watchmakers in the world. There is everything you would expect, and more, including a possibly unique red dial Rolex Daytona, a factory gem-set yellow gold Rolex GMT-Master, a Rolex "Paul Newman" Daytona, and a Patek Philippe chronometer tested tourbillon pocket watch, all of which serve to make the Patek Philippe 5711 on offer look rather dull. But unless you're so wealthy that the Panama Papers were of personal concern to you, almost all of these rarefied lots are probably beyond your reach, which left me wondering are there any lots that might excite those of us who don't speed because we can't afford the ticket? As it turns out, there are some more modest lots on offer that have estimates below CHF 5000, the best of which I've put together below. IWC REFERENCE 5510 A LIMITED EDITION YELLOW GOLD OPEN-FACE WATCH WITH DAY, DATE AND MOON PHASES, CIRCA 1980 estimate: CHF 2999 – 4998 A charming 55.5mm yellow gold pocket watch that not only offers you the time, day and…

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