88% of All Lots Sold at Antiquorum Fall Auction in New York
Antiquorum , the world’s premiere watch auction house, fall auction of Important Modern &
Vintage Timepieces inspired highly competitive bidding resulting in an impressive 88% of all the
lots being sold, totaling $3,426,137.
New York, NY, September 17, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Antiquorum [www.antiquorum.com], the world's
premiere watch auction house, fall auction of Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces inspired highly
competitive bidding resulting in an impressive 88% of all the lots being sold, totaling $3,426,137. The
auction of 344 exceptional timepieces attracted 454 registered online bidders in addition to the many
room, phone and commission bidders. Active bidding came from countries across the globe including
Italy, Taiwan, Macao, Australia, Russia, China and Israel as well as the United States.
“We are encouraged by the superb results we achieved today for our first auction of the fall season,” said
Julien Schaerer, Auctioneer & Watch Director, Antiquorum USA. "Our September sale confirms that
attractively priced timepieces continue to drive strong interest from the worldwide collector community.”
The highlight of the sale was unquestionably the Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars. The 18K white gold
diamond wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon and chronograph [lot 120] sold for a remarkable
$242,500 after intense competition between room and telephone bidders. Also attracting worldwide
attention was the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon 25th anniversary wristwatch [lot 119] which
sold for an outstanding $110,500.
In addition, the unique Jean Dunand with 12 complications [lot 344], offered at auction for the first time,
stirred interest both in Asia as well as America, selling for $212,500. Breguet obtained an important result
in the auction, with the Breguet “Tourbillon Skeleton Perpetual” in platinum [lot 343] achieving
Furthermore, Vacheron Constantin and FP Journe attained superb results; The Vacheron Constantin
“Tourbillon Malte Squelett