Under the hammer at Christie's on November 9th for Only Watch, the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300A sold for CHF 31 million, setting a new record for any category of watch.
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Taking place November 9th in Geneva, the profits from Only Watch fund research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Here is a second selection from the fifty unique watches coming up for sale.
Taking place November 9th in Geneva, the profits from Only Watch fund research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Here is a first selection from the fifty unique watches coming up for sale.
The eighth Only Watch is on November 9th in Geneva, with fifty watches crossing the block. The sale has grown beyond its original purpose as a fundraiser to become a worldwide reference for collectors.
For the third time, Phillips put independents front and centre of its sale, headlined by George Daniels. Connoisseurs packed the saleroom for the British auction house's May date, with the hammer coming down on several record-breaking lots.
Gifted to him by RCA Records in 1961 for 75 million album sales, Elvis Presley's Omega comes up for auction this May.
The autumn session revealed the inimical atmosphere behind the scenes of the Geneva sales: for the second time, two houses clashed dates, putting paid to a thirty-year-old gentleman's agreement and possibly creating grounds for the State of Geneva to review its taxation policy.
“Heuer Parade: The Crosthwaite & Gavin Collection” realises CHF 1.4 million ($ 1.5 /€ 1.3). The Geneva Watch Auction: SIX realises CHF 22.5 million ($ 22.6/€ 19.4). With a combined total of CHF 23.9 million ($ 24.1/€ 20.6), Phillips get the highest result for any auction house this season in Geneva.
For the Fall session, Christie’s Geneva held two sales at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues. They realised a combined total of CHF 23.5 million ($ 23.6/€ 20.3).