The “Le Temps est Féminin” auction organized by Artcurial featured an exclusive selection of 82 pieces from the best watch brands chosen for their condition, rarity and quality. Total sale including expenses : 517 937 $ USD, selling 57% of the lots presented.
Lot 554 : Cartier A platinum and diamond set manual winding lady’s wristwatch, sold for 83 341 $ USD.
Lot 574 : Van Cleef & Arpels, A 18k yellow gold manual winding lady’s wristwatch, rubies and diamond set, gold integrated bracelet with clasp numbered, sold for 50 600 $ USD.
Lot 527 : Patek Philippe. A 18k white gold and diamond set manual winding lady’s wristwatch, gold bracelet with clasp branded, or 437% variation between the low estimate and the final result (9 227 $ USD).
Lot 505 : Cartier, A 18k platinum, 18k yellow gold, enamel and onyx manual winding lady’s wristwatch, or 241% variation between the low estimate and the final result (31 253 $ USD).
Lot 559 : Piaget Polo, ref. 15201 C701, n° 443735, A 18k yellow gold quartz lady’s wristwatch, gold integrated bracelet with clasp branded (movement needs to be replaced), or 228% variation between the low estimate and the final result (3 006 $ USD).
BREAKDOWN BY BRANDS
On the top step of the podium, with one watche having exceeded 83 341 $ USD, average per lot 14 653 $ USD.
Van cleef & Arpels
On the second step of the podium, with a watch sold for 50 600 $ USD
On the third step of the podium, with a watch passing the 42 182 $ USD mark, average per lot 9 453 $ USD.
These three brands represent total proceeds of 354 529 $ USD, or more than 68% of total sales.
AVERAGE PRICE PER LOT
Considering the number of lots, 82 in total, including 35 unsold lots, the average price of a lot was 11 020 $ USD.
This sale demonstrated once again the dynamism of the market in the auctions, we can note the presence in the top trio of the following brands : Cartier, Piaget and Van Cleef & Arpels.