A Patek Philippe, ref. 2499, 18k yellow gold perpetual calendar chronograph watch sold for $815,637 Sunday during Sotheby’s Important Watches sale in Geneva. It was sold to a private U.S. collector.
All totaled, the auction held at the Hôtel Beau-Rivage took in $8.75 million, with 69 percent of the 280 lots offered sold by lot and 73 percent sold by value.
Other highlights of the auction after the jump:
A Greubel Forsey platinum double tourbillon wristwatch, no. 77, circa 2007, that sold for $341,495 to a European collector.
A Patek Philippe: 18k yellow gold open-faced minute repeating perpetual calendar watch, ref 767. circa 1927. It sold for $273,761 to a private Swiss collector.
An extremely rare Rolex Daytona “Paul Newman” stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with registers and Bracelet, Circa 1967, Ref 6263. It sold for $233,120 to a private European collector.