Sotheby’s Geneva Watch Sale Garners Over $8.7 Million

A rare Patek Philippe chronograph that sold for $815,637 led
the Sotheby’s Geneva Important Watch sale May 15.


Patek Philippe

The sale covered five centuries of watchmaking history, from
1580 to present day, and fetched over $8.7 million.

A stainless steel Rolex Daytona “Paul Newman” with inverted
lines sold for $233,150.


Breguet & Fils

Pocket watches brought in over $3.3 million in sales. A rare
silver open-faced pocket chronometer made by Breguet & Fils circa 1809 sold
for $124,745 and was the top seller among pocket watches. 


Breguet & Fils (Photos courtesy of Sotheby’s)

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