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RESULTS: New York Important Watches

333 lots sold

Total: $12,926,175 / £8,014,229 / €9,436,108

    91% sold by lot

365 lots offered

£0.62= $1 / € 0.73=$1

 95% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

186

ROLEX, REFERENCE 8171 “PADELLONE”. A stainless steel and diamond-set automatic triple calendar wristwatch with moon phases and two-toned silvered dial. Circa 1953.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR A ROLEX REFERENCE 8171

250,000 – 350,000

$1,145,000

£709,900

€835,850

Anonymous

60

PATEK PHILIPPE, REFERENCE 2499. 18K gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, tachometer scale, and silvered matte dial. Manufactured in 1960.

550,000 – 750,000

$725,000

£449,500

€529,250

Asian Private

142

RICHARD MILLE, REFERENCE RM027-01 AK CA, NO. 14/50. A limited edition titanium, carbon composite, and monobloc skeletonized wristwatch with tourbillon and skeletonized dial. Manufactured in 2012.

400,000 – 600,000

$605,000

£375,100

€441,650

Middle East Private

370

PATEK PHILIPPE, REFERENCE 5074. 18K pink gold automatic minute repeating perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases, original certificate, and silvered matte dial. Manufactured in 2007.

400,000 – 600,000

$461,000

£285,820

€336,530

Anonymous

171

PATEK PHILIPPE, REFERENCE 5950. A stainless steel cushion-shaped split-seconds chronograph wristwatch with Breguet numerals, original certificate, and silvered matte dial. Circa 2010.

340,000 – 490,000

$413,000

£256,060

€301,490

Asian Private

179

PATEK PHILIPPE, REFERENCE 5970. 18K gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases and gold-colored dial. Circa 2011. 

300,000 – 400,000

$353,000

£218,860

€257,690

European Private

367

PATEK PHILIPPE, REFERENCE 1518. 18K gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases and silvered matte dial. Manufactured in 1946.

Estimate Upon Request

$341,000

£211,420

€248,930

European Private

133

CHANEL, J 12. REFERENCE H2038, NO. 04/05. 18K white gold and ceramic limited edition automatic wristwatch set with diamonds and rubies with black central dial. Circa 2008.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD A CHANEL J 12

80,000 – 120,000

$293,000

£181,660

€205,100

Anonymous

175

PATEK PHILIPPE, REFERENCE 5959. A platinum split-seconds chronograph wristwatch with white dial. Manufactured in 2005.

200,000 – 300,000

$293,000

£181,660

€205,100

Asian Private

262

Audemars Piguet - John Bennett. 18K gold hunter case minute repeating perpetual calendar chronograph clock watch with grande and petite sonnerie and moon phases.

70,000 – 100,000

$269,000

£166,780

€196,370

U.S Private

 

NEXT SALE: March 19, 2014, Dubai, Important Watches

 

 

PRESS CONTACT: Gabriel Ford |+1 212 492 5704 | GFord@christies.com

 

 

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium.

Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

 

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*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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