One Anonymous Bidder Picks Up Jackie’s Cartier and Other Results from Christie’s Auction 2017
The results are in. Christie’s Rare Watches and American Icons occasion in New York City pulled in a business absolute of $10,028,500. And a enormous lump of that cash rolled in from in all honesty Kim Kardashian, who bought Jacqueline Kennedy’s Cartier. Let’s take a more intensive glance at that deal, notwithstanding different consequences of the auction.
Jacqueline Kennedy’s Cartier
Kim Kardashian spent well past the pre-deal gauge of $60,000 – $120,000 and paid $379,500 for the former First Lady’s Cartier wristwatch—the fourth most costly watch of the day.
An rich watch in 18k yellow gold with a dark cowhide lash, the caseback of the wonderful Cartier Tank is engraved with “STAS TO JACKIE, 23 FEB. 63. 2:05AM TO 9:35PM”. This message comes from Jackie’s brother by marriage and references the date and season of the 50 Mile Hike in Palm Beach, Florida.
While the actual deal was at first mysterious, TMZ broke the story early Friday morning that it was, truth be told, Kim who was the purchaser. Regardless of whether the watch turns up on Kimmie’s Instagram feed at any point in the near future remaining parts to be seen.
It was assessed to sell at $60,000 – $120,000, however one celeb takes it to another level and pays $379,500 (Credit: NYDailyNews.com)
Richard Mille Sapphire Split-Seconds Chronograph
The most costly parcel of the day was the Richard Mille Sapphire Split-Seconds Chronograph RM056 model (gauge $1,000,000 – $1,500,000). The purchaser paid $1,207,500 to possess the full sapphire case Richard Mille watch that gives a reasonable perspective on the full skeletonized development within.
The caseback of this RM056 is marked with Prototype, No. 2. While we realize that there were just five of these Richard Mille Sapphire Split-Seconds Chronograph RM056 created for general society, what we don’t know is the number of models were made.
The Richard Mille tops the Christie’s Results 2017 rundown. (Credit: Christie’s)
Rolex Daytona ref. 6264 Lemoncello Paul Newman
The most costly Rolex sold at the Christie’s sale was a Daytona ref. 6264 (gauge: $400,000 – $600,000) at a last cost of $871,500. Given its Lemoncello Paul Newman dial, that cost isn’t too surprising.
The 18k yellow gold instance of this Daytona ref. 6264 houses an uncommon yellow dial, nicknamed the “Lemoncello”. That detail, combined with the Paul Newman style dial, white imprinting on the subdials rather than typical champagne text style, and the French importation blemish on the caseback, all amounts to one chalice vintage Rolex watch!
A “lemoncello” or “lemon dial” on a Paul Newman (Credit: Christie’s)
Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph ref. 2499
The Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph ref. 2499 (gauge: $350,000 – 550,000) is one of the manufacture’s most pursued references. Also, that is saying a great deal given the way that Patek creates the absolute best watches on the planet! Just 349 bits of the ref. 2499 were at any point made more than 35 years.
This specific illustration of the 18k yellow gold Patek ref. 2499—a fourth arrangement model—sold for $427,500.
A piece like this can undoubtedly knock some people’s socks off to and make authorities slobber. (Credit: Christie’s)
LBJ, Joe DiMaggio, and Bob Hope’s watches
In expansion to Jackie’s Cartier Tank, we had also recently laid out the watches of three other American symbols that were going available to be purchased at the Christie’s bartering. The bartering consequences of President Lyndon B. Johnson, Joe DiMaggio, and Bob Hope watches are as follows:
Lyndon B. Johnson’s Hamilton Watch
Estimate: $15,000 – $30,000
Deal cost: $18,750
Lyndon B. Johnson’s Hamilton was sold at $18,750. (Credit: Christie’s)
Joe DiMaggio’s Audemars Piguet Watch
Estimate: $25,000 – $30,000
Deal cost: $31,250
Joe DiMaggio’s Audemars Piguet was sold at $31,250. (credit: Christie’s)
Bob Hope’s Jaeger-LeCoultre Watch
Estimate: $25,000 – $30,000
Deal cost: $32,500
Bob Hope’s Jaeger-LeCoultre Watch $32,500. (Credit: Christie’s)
While watch sell off outcomes have consistently been large information inside watch devotees circles, it’ll be intriguing to check whether Kim Kardashian’s prominent buy will currently bring considerably more interest from a totally different segment. Watch this space!