Auctionata successfully completed auction 165, Chrono24: Modern & Vintage Timepieces, selling 40 out of 74 lots with total sales of $238,248. The top lot was a Patek Philippe, Ref. 3970EP, while aggressive bidding took place over lots with distinctive designs such as the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geographique, Ref. 169.6.92 ($12,000), Patek Philippe Aquanaut, Ref. 5066 ($14,400), and Cuervo Y Sobrinos Esplendidos 1882, Ref. 2412.82 ($1,920). The sale was dominated by repeated bidding from buyers in Germany, the United Arab Emirates, United States, United Kingdom, Australia and China. A total of 712 registered bidders from 62 countries participated in the auction.
Top lots included:
Patek Philippe, Ref. 3970EP, c.2003 ($150,000) $114,000
Patek Philippe Aquanaut, Ref. 5066, c.2000 ($13,000) $14,400
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geographique, Ref. 169.6.92, c.1992 ($11,000) $12,000
Patek Philippe Calatrava, Ref. 3611/1, c. 1980 ($9,500) $9,000
Patek Philippe Calatrava Retailed by Tiffany & Co., c.2008 ($11,000) $9,000
Patek Philippe Calatrava, Ref. 3563/3, c. 1970 ($9,500) $7,800
“Our goal for 2015 is to continue offering a safe and trusted environment to buy the best and most accessible watches for our global audience. This auction was a great way to kick off our New Yorksales for the year…Having sold over 3,000 timepieces in 2014 to bidders around the world, our team is excited to continue building the number one live stream auction marketplace for rare and collectible timepieces.” said Dr. Oliver Hoffman, Head of Watches.