Sotheby's NY Latest Fine Watches Auction Totaled Out to Nearly $4 Million USD
Notable sold items included Andy Warhol’s Patek Philippe 2526, a diamond-set Patek Philippe 5271 and a trio of Rolex “Paul Newman” Daytonas.
Sotheby’s New York recently hosted its Fine Watches auction in its Upper East side headquarters, and after rounds of competitive online bidding, the British-founded American multinational corporation has announced that 90% of the lots were sold which totaled out to $3,966,574 USD.
There were a plethora of luxury gems in the assemblage, some of the most notable being from Patek Philippe. One of the stand-outs was Andy Warhol‘s Patek Philippe 2526 which was produced sometime around 1955 and came with a pink gold case and is double signed Serpico Y Laino — Patek Philippe’s exclusive retailer in Caracas, Venezuela. It sold at $101,600 USD. Other notable Pateks included a platinum and diamond-set Patek Philippe Reference 5271, which sold for $279,400 USD, a 5740 Nautilus that raked in $241,300 USD, a 5070 platinum chronograph for $165,100 USD and a 3970EP perpetual calendar chronograph for $139,700 USD.
A heavy-hitting trio of Rolex “Paul Newman” Daytona watches were also up for grabs, all of which combined for a staggering total of $656,350 USD. Rounding out the list is a Richard Mille RM055 AN Ti Bubba Watson Red Drive that sold for $254,200 USD and a Vacheron Constantin reference 81760/000G that closed out at $120,650 USD.
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