Heuer Autavia Steel Chronograph circa 1960s, measures 40 mm by 14 mm. Very good condition. Estimate is $5,000 to $8,000. Lot 118

Tomorrow, Antiquorum will hold their December 2013 Important Vintage and Modern Timepieces auction. There are 343 lots, with watches from around a thousand up to almost a million dollars. Here are five that caught our eye when we were at the auction house in Midtown Manhattan earlier today. If you cannot make it in person, they broadcast a live stream on their website. Bidding starts at 10 am EST.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2 Ref.247.3.07 circa 2009, case is 15 mm thick. Exceptional condition. Estimate is $180,000 to $280,000. Lot 155

Patek Philippe Ref. 3974 Minute-Repeater Perpetual Calendar in platinum circa 1992, case measures 36 mm by 12 mm. Exceptional condition. Estimate is $600,000- $800,000. Lot 343

Omega Ref. 2605-1 circa 1960s steel case, 38 mm by 11 mm, silver dial with vertical stripes very good condition steel baton indexes and steel feuille hands. Very good condition. Estimate is $1,000 to $2,000. Lot 249

Rolex Daytona Ref. 6239 circa 1970, 36 mm by 13 mm, accompanied by the original fitted box and certificate. Very good condition. Estimate is $18,000 to $24,000. Lot 149

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Jason Pitsch is the Founder of Professional Watches. He appreciates good design and engineering in everything from architecture to automobiles to cameras to clothing. Yet his focus for the past decade has remained consistent on covering just one type of craftsmanship: watchmaking.