The Solely Watch 2021 charity public sale simply completed up in Geneva a couple of hours in the past, and now we have closing outcomes on how the 53 tons fared. With a complete of CHF 30M ($32,100,000) raised for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, this yr’s outcomes got here shy of 2019’s CHF 38.6M however let’s do not forget that 31M of that yr’s whole got here from the Patek Grandmaster Chime.
Nonetheless, it was as soon as once more Patek Philippe that got here out with the largest sale of the evening because the Sophisticated Desk Clock went for a powerful CHF 9.5M. Along with the Patek Desk Clock, there have been 4 different tons that broke the six-figure mark: the F.P. Journe x Francis Ford Coppola FFC Blue got here in second with CHF 4.5M; the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak “Jumbo” in titanium adopted with CHF 3.1M; the Richard Mille RM 67-02 Charles Leclerc prototype at CHF 2.1M; and the De Bethune x Kari Voutilainen Form of Magic got here in at CHF 1.3M.
Whereas they didn’t hit the six-figure mark (in Swiss Francs, no less than), a couple of got here very shut. The Akrivia Chronometre Contemporain II fetched CHF 800,000, the Moser Streamliner Cylindrical Tourbillon went for CHF 750,000, and the Tudor Black Bay GMT One fetched CHF 650,000 (nearly 100X its CHF 4-8k estimate).
And the way did the aBlogtoWatch workforce’s favourite picks fare? Along with the Journe, Ariel was eager on the Zenith x Felipe Pantone Defy Double Tourbillon which fetched CHF 480,000, and the MB&F HM10 Panda which closed for CHF 620,000, nicely over the respective estimates of CHF 180-220k and CHF 100-150k. David favored the Bulgari Octo Finissimo Perpetual Calendar (CHF 280,000) and the Konstantin Chaykin Martian Tourbillon (CHF 290,000) each of which additionally exceeded their respective estimates (discover a sample right here?) of CHF 80-120k and CHF 40-60k.
Sean selected the TAG Heuer Carbon Monaco (CHF 290,000) and Girard-Perregaux Casquette (CHF 80,000), which additionally simply blew previous their CHF 50-100k and CHF 10-20k estimate, the latter of which for the GP was nearly comically low. Zach’s Chopard Alpine Eagle XL Chrono (CHF 80,000) and Czapek Antarctique Rattrapante ‘Dawn’ (CHF 240,000) additionally handily exceeded the CHF 30-50k and CHF 60-90k estimates. And, my private selection of the Krayon Anyplace (CHF 320,000) simply went for a a number of of the CHF 95-120k estimate.
You may see the total outcomes of the public sale right here on Christie’s, although they do checklist the costs with premium included. Congrats to all of the fortunate winners however particularly to Luc Pettavino and Solely Look ahead to elevating this cash for analysis to discover a remedy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. You may be taught extra in regards to the public sale at onlywatch.com