Christie’s Important Watches New York Auction, 08 Dec 2022: Results

Held on 8th December 2022, the Christie’s New York Important Watches auction achieved a total amount of $6,768,720.

The sale celebrated fine vintage and modern horological masterpieces from the world’s most reputable and desirable brands, attracted new generation bidders including Millennials and Gen Z from a total of 32 Countries globally, with 23% of registrants new to Christie’s.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Titanium Minute Repeating Supersonnerie
Lot 113 – Audemars Piguet, Ref. 26591TI.OO.1252TI.02, Royal Oak, Titanium Minute Repeating Supersonnerie Bracelet Watch, limited to 35 examples/Image credit: Christie’s

The top lot of the sale was a very rare and attractive Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Titanium Minute Repeating Supersonnerie Bracelet Watch, limited to 35 examples, which achieved $466,200.

A rare Patek Philippe Nautilus “Green Dial” Steel bracelet watch achieved $352,800. Rounding out the sale a spectacular Patek Philippe 18K Rose Gold Wristwatch with Cloisonne Enamel Dial, sold for $252,000.

Top performing lots that achieved prices above $100,000

  • Lot 113: Audemars Piguet, Ref. 26591TI.OO.1252TI.02, Royal Oak Titanium Minute Repeating Supersonnerie Bracelet Watch, Limited to 35 examples – $466,200

  • Lot 22: Patek Philippe, Ref. 5711/1A-014, Nautilus “Green Dial” Steel Bracelet Watch with Date – $352,800

  • Lot 99: Richard Mille, Ref. RM67-02, Alexander Zverev, Tonneau-Shaped Wristwatch, Number 297 in a limited edition of 497 examples – $296,100

  • Lot 108: Patek Philippe, Ref. 3700/4, Nautilus 18k Yellow Gold and Diamond-Set Bracelet Watch with Date – $277,200

  • Lot 46: Patek Philippe, 18k Rose Gold Wristwatch with Cloisonné Enamel Dial – $252,000

  • Lot 117: Patek Philippe, Ref. 5270P-014, Platinum Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Wristwatch with Moon Phases, Leap Year, Day/Night Indicator, and Green Dial – $239,400

  • Lot 71: Rolex, REF. 6264, Daytona 14K Yellow Gold Chronograph Wristwatch with Champagne Dial – $214,200

  • Lot 106: Patek Philippe, Ref. 5990/1A-001, Nautilus Steel Travel Time Flyback Chronograph Bracelet Watch with Date and Day/Night Indicators, signed and retailed by Tiffany & Co. – $201,600

  • Lot 111: Audemars Piguet, Ref. 25686PR.OO.0944PR.01, Royal Oak Platinum and 18k Rose Gold Perpetual Calendar Bracelet Watch with Moon Phases, numbered 18 out of 37 examples – $182,700

  • Lot 105: Patek Philippe, Ref. 5712/1A-001, Nautilus Steel Bracelet Watch with Power Reserve, Moon Phases, and Date, signed and retailed by Tiffany & Co. – $176,400

  • Lot 39: Vacheron Constantin, Patrimony, Ref. 30110/000P-B108, Platinum Minute Repeater Wristwatch, Number 2 in a limited edition of 10 examples – $163,800

  • Lot 107: Patek Philippe, Ref. 5711/1A-010, Nautilus Steel Bracelet Watch with Date, signed and retailed by Tiffany & Co. – $151,200

  • Lot 112: Audemars Piguet, Ref. 25810OR.0.0944OR.01, Royal Oak, Quantieme Perpetual “120 Years”, 18K Rose Gold Perpetual Calendar Bracelet Watch with Moon Phases and Week Indicator, limited to 120 examples – $144,900

  • Lot 54: Piaget, Ref. 91322, Galaxy, 18K Yellow Gold and Diamond-Set Bracelet Watch – $138,600

  • Lot 53: Gerald Genta, Ref. G.4103.K, Success, 18K White Gold, Diamond, and Sapphire-Set Minute Repeater Wristwatch – $126,000

  • Lot 62: Rolex, Ref. 116758SR, GMT-Master II, “SARU”, 18K Yellow Gold, Diamond, and Gem-Set Gmt Wristwatch with Date – $119,700

  • Lot 85: Patek Philippe, Ref. 5711/1R-001, Nautilus 18K Rose Gold Bracelet Watch with Date – $113,400

  • Lot 44: Patek Philippe, Ref. 591, 18K Rose Gold Chronograph Wristwatch with Pink Dial – $107,100

  • Lot 16: Rolex, Ref. 116506, Daytona Platinum Chronograph Wristwatch with “Ice Blue” Dial – $100,800

  • Lot 115: Patek Philippe, Ref. 5270G-001, 18K White Gold Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Wristwatch with Moon Phases, Leap Year, and Day/Night Indicator – $100,800