The “Le Temps est Féminin” auction, organized by Artcurial featured an exclusive selection of 94 pieces from the best watch brands chosen for their condition, rarity and quality. An exceptional private collection will be auctioned, with rare pieces from the iconic house of Cartier. Total sale including expenses : 1 425 863 $ USD, selling 90% of the lots presented.

BEST RESULTS

Lot 633 : Cartier, numbered 73218, 16,5mm de diamètre, 1938. A platinum, laquer, onyx and diamond set manual winding lady’s wristwatch, movement by LeCoultre. Sold for 400,752 $ USD.

Lot 630 : Cartier, reference 2774, 27 x 38 mm diameter, 2004. A 18k white gold and diamond set manual winding lady’s wristwatch, limited edition to 75 copies. Sold for 157,300 $ USD.

BEST PERFORMANCES

Lot 633 : Cartier, numbered 73218, 16,5mm de diamètre, 1938. A platinum, laquer, onyx and diamond set manual winding lady’s wristwatch, movement by LeCoultre. 1556% variation between the low estimate and the final result (400,752 $ USD).

Lot 630 : Cartier, reference 2774, 27 x 38 mm diameter, 2004. A 18k white gold and diamond set manual winding lady’s wristwatch, limited edition to 75 copies. 1525 % variation between the low estimate and the final result (157,300 $ USD).

Lot 605 : Van Cleef & Arpels, No 75473 , 20mm diameter, 1950. A 18k yellow gold, platinum and diamond set manual winding lady’s wristwatch. 1200 % variation between the low estimate and the final result (31,460 $ USD).

BREAKDOWN BY BRANDS

Cartier
Occupying the entire podium of the best results of the sale, with three watches exceeding 94,380 $ USD, she also achieved the best result by selling a watch for 400,752 $ USD. Average per lot 27,866 $ USD.

Piaget
On the fourth step of the ranking, with a watch at 86,515 $ USD, average per lot 17,880 $ USD.

Patek Philippe
In eighth place of the ranking, with a watch that passed the 33,033 $ USD mark, average per lot 11,740 $ USD.

These three brands represent a total product of 1,216,130 $ USD, more than 85% of the total sale.

AVERAGE PRICE PER LOT

Considering the number of lots, 94 in total, including 9 unsold lots, the average price of a lot was 16,775 $ USD.

CONCLUSION

This sale demonstrated once again the dynamism of the market in the auction, we can note the presence in the top trio of the following brands : Cartier, Piaget and Patek Philippe.

GEOFFROY ADER

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