RESULTS | Christie’s Hong Kong auction of Important Watches totals HK$ 117 million / US$ 15 million

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RESULTS | Christie’s Hong Kong auction of Important Watches totals HK$ 117 million / US$ 15 million

 

Please click HERE for the results of Christie’s Hong Kong sale of Important Watches, which was held on 30 November 2015 and realised HK$117,493,000 / US$15,231,321.

The sale attracted international interest, with buyers from 30 countries across 5 continents.

The top lot of the sale was an important Patek Philippe, ref. 5016, pink gold minute repeating perpetual calendar tourbillon wristwatch, with retrograde date, moon phases, leap year indication and black dial, which sold for HK$4,120,000 / US$534,100 (illustrated left).

The final Christie’s watch sales of 2015 will take place on 15 and 16 December in New York, comprising a single-themed auction dedicated to Omega Speedmaster 50 and a various-owners sale of Rare Watches & Important Discoveries.

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Christie’s auctions span more than 80 art and luxury categories, at price points ranging from $200 to over $100 million. In recent years, Christie’s has achieved the world record price for an artwork at auction (Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvador Mundi, 2017), for a single collection sale (the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, 2018), and for a work by a living artist (Jeff Koons’ Rabbit, 2019).

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Recent innovations at Christie’s include the groundbreaking sale of the first NFT for a digital work of art ever offered at a major auction house (Beeple’s Everydays, March 2021), with the unprecedented acceptance of cryptocurrency as a means of payment. As an industry leader in digital innovation, Christie’s also continues to pioneer new technologies that are redefining the business of art, including the creation of viewing and bidding experiences that integrate augmented reality, global livestreaming, buy-now channels, and hybrid sales formats. 

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