The 55 Years Rolex Daytona auction organised by Antiquorum included an exclusive selection of 20 pieces chosen according to their condition, rarity and quality. Total sales including buyers premium : 1 711 369 $ USD, 60% of all lots sold.
Lot 38 : Rolex, ref. 6263/6241, stainless steel chronograph wristwatch, Oyster Paul Newman Panda dial, sold for 498 220 $ USD.
Lot 6 : Rolex, ref. 6264, stainless steel chronograph wristwatch, Daytona Paul Newman model, sold for 187 678 $ USD.
Lot 39 : HCH, unique piece “55” made especially for this sale, that is 158% variation between the low estimate and the final result (15 014 $ USD).
Lot 36 : Rolex, ref. 6241/6263, chronograph wristwatch, Cosmograph model, 109% variation between the low estimate and the final result (97 592 $ USD).
Lot 34 : Rolex, ref. 16520, stainless steel chronograph wristwatch, Cosmograph Daytona model, 97% variation between the low estimate and the final result (138 131 $ USD).
BREAKDOWN BY REFERENCES
Rolex – 6263/6241
On the first step of the podium, with a result based on the highest bid of the sale with lot 838, average per lot 498 220 $ USD.
Rolex – 6263
On the second step of the podium, with two lots above 100 000 $ USD, average per lot 140 383 $ USD.
Rolex – 16520
On the third step of the podium, with a watch exceeding 100 000 $ USD, average per lot 96 842 $ USD.
These three references represent a sale total of 972 669 $ USD, which is more than 55% of the salestotal.
AVERAGE PRICE PER LOT
Considering the number of lots in this session, 21 in total, including 9 unsold lots, the average price per lot was 142 614 $ USD.
This thematic session confirms the growing demand on the market for the Rolex Daytona, beyond the Ref. 6263 which is the most requested through its different variants, it is interesting to note also the performance of the Ref. 16520, a confirmation of strong results obtained at the sale of the year at Phillips in Geneva last May.