On May 12 & 13, Geneva saw several record-breaking sales at Phillips Watches‘ Daytona Ultimatum and the Geneva Watch Auction: SEVEN. Together both sales realized a combined total of over $45million, the highest total result ever achieved for a series of watch auctions.
Highlights from the auction’s results include :
– Omega, Ref. 2915-1, setting a world record for any Omega Speedmaster at auction, $408,459
– Elvis Presley’s Omega watch set a world record for any Omega wristwatch at auction $1.812m
– Stainless steel 1815 Homage to Walter Lange achieved the highest result by any A. Lange & Sohne timepiece at auction $852,414
– Second highest result achieved by a Rolex wristwatch with the sale of Ref. 6265 “The Unicorn” for $5.936m