Last weekend, June 27-28, auction house Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo held in Geneva from the time The auction Geneva Watch Auction: XI, then the sum, which amounted to 30 072 875 Swiss francs. During the auction broke several world records. Watch Patek Philippe in pink gold with chronograph and perpetual calendar from the personal collection of Jean-Claude beaver was sold for 3.38 million Swiss francs, setting a new world record for the gold model Ref. 1518. Model F. P. Journe Tourbillon Souverain “Souscription” and Chronomtre Rsonance “Souscription” went under the hammer for 1.4 million and 1.04 million Swiss francs, respectively, setting a new world record for watches F. P. Journe, sold at a charity auction. The Rolex Chronograph Ref. 6232 in pink gold was sold for CHF740 million, setting a new world record for the chronograph Pre-Daytona Oyster.Top lots of the auction:
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