“The Bull Collection” organized by Artcurial featured an exclusive selection of 86 pieces from the best watch brands chosen for their condition, rarity and quality. Total sale including expenses : 3 135 597 $ USD, selling 81% of the lots presented.
Lot 13 : Patek Philippe, Platinum automatic wristwatch, platinum bracelet with deployant clasp signed, made especially for the 40th anniversary of the birth of Nautilus in 1974, sold for 265 358 $ USD.
Lot 4 : Patek Philippe, 18k yellow gold “Jumbo” automatic wristwatch, integrated bracelet with deployant clasp signed, sold for 144 107 $ USD.
Lot 1 : Audemars Piguet, Stainless steel automatic wristwatch, “salmon dial”, stainless steel bracelet with deployant clasp signed, or 400% variation between the low estimate and the final result (114 394 $ USD).
Lot 36 : Rolex, A 18k rose gold automatic wristwatch, gold bracelet with deployant clasp, or 339% variation between the low estimate and the final result (20 091 $ USD).
Lot 46 : A gold half hunting cased watch with quarter repeater, or 306% variation between the low estimate and the final result (3 723 $ USD).
BREAKDOWN BY BRANDS
On the first and second step of the podium, with two watches exceeding $144,000 USD, average per lot $79,383 USD.
On the third step of the podium, with a watch at $136,918 USD, average per lot $43,236 USD.
In seventh place with a watch that passed the $114,594 USD mark, average per lot $46,582 USD.
These three brands represent a total product of $2,981,257 USD, more than 95% of the total sale.
AVERAGE PRICE PER LOT
Considering the number of lots, 86 in total, including 16 unsold lots, the average price of a lot was $45,079 USD.
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 : Patek Philippe, Rolex and Audemars Piguet