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May 12, 2018 Geneva. Phillips Auction House – Daytona Ultimatum Results
32 rare and fine Rolex Daytona’s were offered for auction by Phillips in Geneva and all 32 were sold for an astonishing total of $22,182,281, with five lots reaching over $1m each.
Phillips Auction House will sell some of the world’s most sought-after Rolex watches on May 12th 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland
Following hot on the heels of the record sale of Paul Newman’s Paul Newman Daytona in 2017, Phillips Auction House announced in December that it will be auctioning some of the world’s most sought-after Rolex Daytona watches.
Paul Newman's own 1968 Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Reference 6239 sold for a record price of $15.5 million. After 12 minutes of bidding, the watch was sold to a telephone bidder, setting a new record for the highest price ever achieved for a wristwatch at auction. Including the buyer's premium of 12.5%, the final price came to an incredible $17,752,500.
Welcome to Atlas Fine Watches!
Atlas Fine Watches is pleased to launch its new website as of July 2018. Having dealt privately in fine watches for the last decade, it is exciting to begin a new phase of our business. This is, however, just the beginning of what we hope will be an evolving space, making Atlas Fine Watches into both a commercial as well as educational site, one which acts as an invaluable resource to the world of fine and vintage wristwatches. Our aim is to provide our clients a resource to the world of fine vintage timepieces; a place to catch up on the latest news and the most up to date research in this field. We hope to educate our client, building in them the confidence to entrust their purchases to our expertise.