Daytona Brings World Record Price at Auction


A vintage Ref. 6270 Rolex Daytona in 18k gold brought a world record Sfr. 360,000 at Antiquorum’s Spring sale in Geneva, held March 28 and 29. The record-setting Daytona’s bezel contains 28 baguette diamonds. Patek Philippe wristwatches also performed well. An 18k yellow gold Ref. 2499/100 perpetual calendar produced in 1980 brought SFr. 312,000, and a Ref. 1518 made in 1942 achieved SFr. 240,000. Overall the sale brought SFr. 5,419,584. All prices include buyer’s premium.

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