Rare Patek Philippe Sets Auction Record

Patek-philippe-ref.-1436-watch The worldwide economic recession was no where to be seen at Antiquorum's "Important Collector's Wristwatches, Pocket Watches, Clocks and Horological Tools" auction, held May 9-10 in Geneva.

The highlight was sale of a vintage Patek Philippe's Ref. 1436 (see photo)--a stainless steel split-seconds chronograph, and one of only two such timepieces known to exist today. The very rare timepiece, produced in 1945, set a world record price for a steel watch by fetching $1,126,932.

Overall, Antiquorum's auction featured 331 lots. Of these, 80 percent were sold, netting a total of $5.9 million.

Categories: Antiquorum, Auctions, Patek Philippe, Swiss Watch News.

Comments (4)

  1. 1.1 million dollars???? That’s insane!

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  3. sofiane

    Jai une montre encienne patek philippe tres enciene je veut savoire sa valeur ,,,??

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