The Essential Collection is Christie’s Watches representation of carefully selected and curated timepieces, crafted from a single owner’s vault. This prestigious selection of watches maintains the singular focus of displaying the most sought-after timepieces demanded by the knowledgeable collectors active in the current market. The auction includes examples ranging from grand complications, to rare limited editions, and masterpieces from independent ateliers. We invite savvy bidders to review these top lots for addition to their own collections. The Essential Collection highlights contain the venerable minute repeating Patek Philippe Reference 5078P. Other top lots include the impressive Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Reference 5270/1R, and the desirable Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon. It is truly a once in a lifetime curation that cannot be missed!