RESULTS: Important Watches

Geneva

Important Watches

 Geneva, 12 November 2012, Sale #1391

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

301 lots sold

Total: SFr.27,042,825/$28,557,223/€22,445,545

96% sold by lot

315 lots offered

SFr.1=$1.056 /  SFr.1=€0.83

97% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate (SFr.)

Price Realized

Buyer

88

Patek Philippe.  A platinum chronograph wristwatch, Guillaume balance, Bulletin d’Obeservatoir, ref. 2458, manufactured in 1952.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR A WRISTWATCH WITHOUT COMPLICATIONS

2,000,000 - 4,000,000

SFr. 3,779,000

$3,990,624

€3,312,217.9

Precious Time

151

FROM THE COLLECTION OF ERIC CLAPTON

Patek Philippe.  A platinum perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, ref. 2499/100, manufactured in 1987.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THIS REFERENCE

2,500,000 - 4,000,000

SFr. 3,443,000

$3,635,808

€3,017,721

Asian Private

188

Patek Philippe. A platinum chronograph wristwatch, ref. 1579, manufactured in 1946.

1,000,000 - 1,500,000

SFr. 1,539,000

$1,625,184

€1,348,903

European Collector

150

Patek Philippe. A pink gold chronograph wristwatch with two-tone silvered dial, retailed by Gobbi, Milano, ref. 530, manufactured in 1955.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE FOR THIS REFERENCE IN YELLOW GOLD

600,000 - 1,200,000

SFr. 987,000

$1,042,272

€865,086

European Private

218

Patek PhilippeA gold World Time wristwatch with cloisonné enamel dial, ref. 1415, manufactured in 1949.

700,000 - 1,200,000

SFr. 987,000

$1,042,272

€865,086

Anonymous

187

Patek Philippe.  A gold hinged co-axial chronograph wristwatch with sector dial, ref. 130, manufactured in 1929.

400,000 - 600,000

SFr. 867,000

$915,552

€759,908

European Collector

194

William Ilbery.  A gold and enamel openface duplex watch, ref. 6044, circa 1815.

70,000 - 100,000

SFr. 651,000

$687,456

€570,589

Swiss Private Museum

235

Patek Philippe.  A gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, ref. 2499/100, manufactured in 1985.

260,000 – 340,000

SFr. 483,000

$510,048

€400,890

European Private

41

Piguet Meylan.  A gold, enamel and pearl openface quarter repeating centre seconds cylinder watch, made for the Chinese market, No. 10044, circa 1820.

80,000 - 120,000

SFr. 459,000

$484,704

€402,304

Swiss Private Museum

316

Patek Philippe.  A white gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases, ref. 3448, manufactured 1974.

220,000 - 320,000

SFr. 387,000

$408,672

€321,210

Asian Collector

             

 

 

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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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