The « Le Temps est Féminin » auction, organized by Artcurial in Monte Carlo on July 21, 2021, presented an exclusive selection of 95 pieces from the best watch brands chosen for their condition, rarity and quality. Total sale, including fees: $546,807 USD, selling 71% of the lots presented.
Lot 714 : CARTIER Tortue, No. 227288 About 1982. Ladies’ 18k (750) yellow gold, pearls, diamonds and ruby bracelet watch. Sold for $45,946 USD.
Lot 793 : PIAGET 21st Century Collection. Circa 1969. 18k (750) yellow gold, lapis lazuli and nephrite cuff watch. Sold for $32,162 USD.
Lot 714 : CARTIER Tortue, No. 227288 About 1982. Ladies’ 18k (750) yellow gold, pearls, diamonds and ruby bracelet watch. 387% variation between the low estimate and the final result ( $45,946 USD).
Lot 721 : CARTIER Santos, No. 250896. Circa 1990. 18k (750) yellow gold ladies’ wristwatch. 350% variation between the low estimate and the final result ($7,964 USD).
Lot 742 : VACHERON CONSTANTIN. Circa 1980. 18k (750) yellow gold wristwatch. Variation of 322% between the low estimate and the final result ($3,982 USD).
BREAKDOWN BY BRANDS
Cartier achieved the best result and strongest performance with lot 714. The average sale price per lot for this brand was $27,866.
Piaget was the second best performer, with a watch priced at $32,162 USD, average per lot $13,090 USD.
It occupies the fifth place in the ranking, with a watch sold for $22,973 USD, average per lot $9,523 USD.
These three brands represent total proceeds of $400,676 USD, or over 73% of the total sale.
AVERAGE PRICE PER LOT
Given the number of lots, 95 in total, including 22 unsold lots, the average price per lot was $8,161.
This sale once again demonstrated the dynamism of the auction market, with the following brands in the top three: Cartier, Piaget and Chanel.