Antiquorum Worldwide Watch Sales

Realize an Astounding

US$ 88,000,000 in 2002!

Antiquorum New York’s total watch sales reach US$ 10,000,000 in 2002!


Antiquorum, New York, Dec 4-5, 2002


Auction Total: US$3’172’313 (SFr.4’758’469)


 


(New York, NY)—Antiquorum’s 2002 auction season ended on a high note with a
sale of Important Collector’s Pocket Watches, Wristwatches & Clocks and American Horology
which totaled US$ 3’172’313/SFr. 4’758’469. These results, along with Antiquorum’s 2002 auctions in Geneva and Hong Kong, bring Antiquorum’s annual worldwide sales to an impressive
US$ 88,000,000.

In this 2-day auction, exceptionally strong prices were fetched by Patek
Philippe wristwatches, many of which more than doubled their pre-sale estimates. The session devoted to American
horology featured some of America’s most decorative timepieces for which the most ornate examples
attracted strong bidding from both American and European Collectors. Over 5,000 viewers followed this auction
live on the web at
www.antiquorum.co
m, with online sales
topping US$ 190,000.

The “Top Lots” from this auction are as follows:

Lot Sold Price (incl. Premium) Description (US$ Exchange = SFr. 1.5/ Euro 1.00 /
UK£ 0.64)

Lot 125

US$ 294,000/ SFr. 441’000
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 3974, circa 2000.
Fine and rare, astronomic, minute-repeating, self-winding, platinum wristwatch
with perpetual calendar, leap year indication and moon phases.

Lot 363

US$ 145,500/ SFr. 218’250
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 1463, circa 1945.
Fine and very rare, 18K pink gold doctor’s wristwatch with round button
chronograph, register and pulsometer.
Lot 370 US$ 132,300/ SFr. 198’450 Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 1518, 1st series, circa 1941. Very fine and rare, astronomic, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with
perpetual calendar, moon phases, square button chronograph, register and tachometer.

Lot 337

US$ 131,200/ SFr. 196’800
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 5004, circa 2000. Fine, rare and important, astronomic, 18K pink gold wristwatch with coaxial round button split-seconds chronograph, registers, perpetual calendar, moon phases and a dial made on special request.
Lot 336 US$ 112,500/ SFr. 168’750 Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 2526, third
generation, circa 1958. Fine and extremely rare, self-winding, 18K yellow gold
wristwatch.

Lot 369

US$ 107,000/ SFr. 160’500
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 2497, first
series, circa 1951. Fine and rare, astronomic, center-seconds, 18K yellow gold wristwatch
with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Lot 368

US$ 87,200/ SFr. 130’800
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 1526, 2 nd series, circa 1941. Fine and rare, astronomic, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with perpetual
calendar and moon phases.

Lot 366

US$ 79,500/ SFr. 119’250
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 533, circa 1940.
Fine and rare, 18K pink gold gentleman’s wristwatch with square button chronograph,
register and tachometer.

Lot 367
US$ 68,500/ SFr. 102’750 Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 130, circa 1936.
Fine and extremely rare, stainless steel doctor’s wristwatch with square button
chronograph, registers, pulsometer and tachometer.
Lot 361 US$ 68,500/ SFr. 102’750 Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 3971, 1980’s. Fine and rare, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, perpetual calendar, and moon phases.

    

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