Rare Patek Phillipe Wristwatch Sells for $11 Million, Breaks Auction Records

By Georgia McCafferty and Stephy Chung, CNN
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It sold at auction for $470,660 (CHF 466,000).
Photos: The Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR top ten sale lots
PATEK PHILIPPE, Ref. 1463 – It sold at auction for $470,660 (CHF 466,000).

The Patek Philippe reference 3974 is a yellow gold, minute repeating, perpetual calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon. It went under the hammer for $519,140 (CHF 514,000).
Photos: The Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR top ten sale lots
PATEK PHILIPPE, Ref. 3974 – The Patek Philippe reference 3974 is a yellow gold, minute repeating, perpetual calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon. It went under the hammer for $519,140 (CHF 514,000).
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A stainless steel Rolex wristwatch named "Big Crown" was also among the sale's top ten lots. It features a tropical brown "four liner" dial and bracelet and sold for $567,620 (CHF 562,000).
Photos: The Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR top ten sale lots
ROLEX, Ref. 6538 “Big Crown” Submariner – A stainless steel Rolex wristwatch named “Big Crown” was also among the sale’s top ten lots. It features a tropical brown “four liner” dial and bracelet and sold for $567,620 (CHF 562,000).
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The Rolex reference 3330 is a large, pink gold, anti-magnetic chronograph wristwatch with salmon colored dial, tachymeter and telemeter scales. It sold for $603,980 (CHF 598,000).
Photos: The Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR top ten sale lots
ROLEX, Ref. 3330 Chronograph, “The Perfect Rose” – The Rolex reference 3330 is a large, pink gold, anti-magnetic chronograph wristwatch with salmon colored dial, tachymeter and telemeter scales. It sold for $603,980 (CHF 598,000).
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This unique yellow gold wristwatch with a cloisonné enamel dial depicting a dragon sold for $676,700 (CHF 670,000).
Photos: The Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR top ten sale lots
ROLEX, Ref. 6085, “The Dragon” – This unique yellow gold wristwatch with a cloisonné enamel dial depicting a dragon sold for $676,700 (CHF 670,000).
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A close-up of the "The Dragon" watch, which was made by Rolex, shows its distinctive motif.
Photos: The Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR top ten sale lots
ROLEX, Ref. 6085, “The Dragon” – A close-up of the “The Dragon” watch, which was made by Rolex, shows its distinctive motif.
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A stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with off-white dial, tachymeter bezel and bracelet sold for $882,740 (CHF 874,000).
Photos: The Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR top ten sale lots
ROLEX, Ref. 6239, “Paul Newman” Daytona – A stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with off-white dial, tachymeter bezel and bracelet sold for $882,740 (CHF 874,000).

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