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To whet your ap­petite, here are some items that were re­cently on auc­tion at Sotheby’s:

Vin­tage Rolex watch

“A very rare stain­less steel chrono­graph wrist­watch circa 1969.” Es­ti­mated value: R2 588 000-R5 177 000

Vin­tage Patek Philippe watch

“An ex­cep­tional and rare yel­low gold chrono­graph wrist­watch with reg­is­ters and black sec­tor dial for the French mar­ket.” Es­ti­mated value: R2 588 733-R3 235 000

Pair of ruby and di­a­mond ear­rings

“Of flo­ral de­sign, each set with an oval ruby weigh­ing 2,01 and 2,08 carats re­spec­tively, framed with cir­cu­lar-cut ru­bies and pear-shaped di­a­monds.”

Es­ti­mated value: R1 941 000-R2 588 000

An­tique Chi­nese fruit knife, prob­a­bly by Piguet & Mey­lan

“An ex­cep­tional and rare gold enamel and pearl mu­si­cal fruit knife with dou­ble blade made for the Chi­nese mar­ket circa

1805-1815.”

Es­ti­mated value: R3 235 000-R4 530 000

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