Raise your wrist game this summer with Aste Bolaffi in Milan

From 1970s sports chronographs and affordable vintage dress pieces to ultra-desirable steel Rolex sports watches, Aste Bolaffi’s forthcoming watch auction on 8 April in Milan should satisfy most horological tastes. These are our favourites…

Whether you’re looking for a vintage dress watch to wear to an upcoming wedding or a stainless diver with which to hit the beach this summer, Aste Bolaffi’s watch auction in Milan on 8 April should have you covered. 

Standout pieces for us include the 1958 Rolex Submariner ‘James Bond’ (est. 30,000–60,000 euros), with its beguiling and beautifully patinated gilt dial, the lesser-spotted white-dial Omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow from the turn of the New Millennium (1,700–3,400 euros), and the gorgeous blue-dial 1969 Tudor Prince Oysterdate, a thinking man’s alternative to a Rolex Datejust with an all-too-tempting pre-sale estimate of just 1,500–3,000 euros. You can find our 10 favourites from the sale listed below or, alternatively, browse the entire catalogue in the Classic Driver Market

Our 10 favourite watches from Aste Bolaffi in Milan