Auctions – The Dubai Edit online sale

Christie’s first online auction of the season took place in Dubai 15-29 March and passed the US$ 12 million mark. 
Once again Patek Philippe led the sale. The gold Ref. 3974J minute repeater perpetual calendar sold for US$567,000. The model
was launched in 1989 to celebrate the brand’s 150th anniversary and was the world's most complicated wristwatch at the time. The unique Ref. 3940G with a custom pink gold dial commissioned by Michael S. Ovitz, renowned collector and former head of Disney Inc., sold for US$214,200 and became the most expensive Ref. 3940 sold at any auction.
 F.P. Journe led the rally of the independents with an early rose gold Tourbillon Souverain with brass movement selling for US$504,000 and a Chronomètre à Résonance Black Label realising US$403,200.
A pair of Greubel Forsey GMT Sport including a one-off in red returned impressive results. While the GMT Sport Blue sold for U$478,800, the unique GMT Sport Red realised a price of US$ 504,000.
 As for Rolex,
a yellow gold Daytona Ref. 6265 ‘Oyster Split’ fetched US$252,000.

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