Watch enthusiasts gathered at the important summer auction of modern and classic watches in Antiquorum on June 8th. The total amount of this auction reached a staggering USD 4,500,075. The auction was held throughout the day in the auction room of Antiquorum’s New York headquarters. It provided 351 extraordinary clocks for auction with a turnover rate of 118%. Auction bidders came from Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Russian Federation, Belgium and Indonesia, and the United States.
The two highlights of the auction are undoubtedly a unique Vacheron & Constantin Perpetual Calendar Minute Repeater and Audemars Piguet’s unique Grand Complication watch specially created for Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Vacheron & Constantin sparked fierce competition between two Asian bidders, which eventually sold for $ 374,500. The Audemars Piguet Grand Complication watch is also exciting, sparking fierce competition between American buyers and European buyers, and ultimately surpassing its highest estimate, it was also sold for $ 374,500.
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