Sotheby’s important watch auction at Sotheby’s important watch auction luxury brand watches sought after by bidders, Patek Philippe company’s extremely rare chronograph with 722,500 Swiss francs (815,637 US dollars) the same day At the highest auction price. Rolex Daytona’s unique stainless steel watch ‘Paul Newman’ also performed well, selling for CHF 206,500 (USD 233,150).
Covering the history of watchmaking for five centuries from 1580 to the present, 280 lots sold for a total of 7,754,000 Swiss francs ($ 8,753,568). The strong prices of the lots are good for the Chinese, Turkish and Indian markets. The auction attracted buyers from all over the world, and more than 300 customers registered to compete.
Lot 185-Patek Philippe: An extremely rare 18-karat gold perpetual calendar chronograph, Ref. 2499, manufactured around 1960, estimated at 600,000-1,000,000 Swiss francs / 665,000-1,100,000 US dollars, actually 722,500 Swiss francs (815,637 US dollars) Shoot out.
Following the world record of a brown dial Daytona “Paul Newman” last November (sold at 464,500 Swiss francs-six times the highest estimate), lot 280-an extremely rare Oyster Cosmograph Daytona Oyster Perpetual ‘ ‘Paul Newman’ chronograph, circa 1967, sold for CHF 206,500 (USD 233,120), easily surpassing the pre-auction estimate CHF 100,000-150,000 (USD 111,000-166,000). The enthusiasm of the collector is undoubtedly due to the fact that the ‘Paul Newman’ dial, the unusual ‘Oyster’ symbol on the third line after ‘Rolex’ and ‘Cosmograph’, and the original case and warranty Throws.