Christie’s New York Night Of Extraordinary Timepieces Sets Two World Auction Records

On June 6, 2019, Christie’s held an ‘Extraordinary Timepieces’ auction in New York, and the lot sold on the day set two world auction records.

Patek Philippe Ref. 3448 Perpetual Calendar Moon Phase 18K White Gold Watch

   The total auction price of this auction reached 5.861 million US dollars. One of the Patek Philippe Ref. 34.48 million calendar moon phase 18K white gold watches (No. 94) was sold for 1.115 million US dollars, setting a world auction record for this model.

Vacheron Constantin Ref.4261 Minute Repeater 18K Gold Watch

   Another record-breaking lot was Vacheron Constantin’s Ref. 4261 Minute Repeater 18K Gold Watch (No. 13). The watch sold for $ 356,000, setting a world record for Ref.4261 gold watches.

Rolex Ref. 6239 ‘Paul Newman’ stainless steel chronograph

Patek Philippe Ref.1463 stainless steel chronograph

   Other highlights include a very rare Rolex Ref. 6239 ‘Paul Newman’ stainless steel chronograph (No. 32), which was sold by Dallas LinzBrothers in 1968 and eventually sold for $ 313,000. There is also a Patek Philippe Ref.1463 stainless steel chronograph (No. 92), produced in 1958, sold by Gübelin, and finally sold for $ 423,000. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)