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