"By and large, we checked more than 1,000 enrolled bidders, showing the steadily developing allure of vintage watches of the greatest quality," says senior advisor Aurel Bacs, who persuaded the figures at a portion of the bartering's most extreme offers.
Patek Philippe Ref. 2497 never-ending schedule in white gold
Patek Philippe Ref. 2497 ceaseless schedule in white gold (US$2,302,357)
Patek Philippe ruled this time, with three world-record costs for their individual references – the Ref. 2499 never-ending schedule chronograph in pink gold (US$2,724,421); the Ref. 2497 interminable schedule in white gold (US$2,302,357); and the Ref. 5020 never-ending chronograph in platinum (US$494,617).
Patek Philippe Ref. 5020 interminable chronograph in platinum
Patek Philippe Ref. 5020 interminable chronograph in platinum (US$494,617)
Without tossing conceal on the record-breaking Rolex 'Paul Newman' Daytona, which sold for over US$17 million simply a month sooner in New York, at another Phillips closeout (read about it here and here), the Geneva Watch Auction saw another wail after vintage Rolex Daytona hitting another imprint. The Ref. 16528 'Major Blue' yellow gold chronograph with blue dial brought US$554,875, making it the most costly programmed Rolex Daytona to be sold at a bartering.
Rolex Ref. 16528 'Major Blue' yellow gold chronograph
Rolex Ref. 16528 'Major Blue' yellow gold chronograph (US$554,875)
Omega Prototype Tourbillon
Omega Prototype Tourbillon (US$1,434,642)
The superstar, nonetheless, was Omega's Prototype Tourbillon from 1947. The super-uncommon steel cased confusion sold for US$1,434,642 following a 20-minute offering furor, making it the most costly Omega observe at any point to be sold at a closeout.