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Phillips Daytona Auction: Results

Phillips Daytona Auction: Results

Phillips in association with Bacs & Russo achieved over CHF 22 million in their “Daytona Ultimatum” thematic auction, which was curated by Mr. Daytona, Pucci Papaleo himself. The highlight of the sale was the “The Unicorn” - the only white gold vintage Rolex daytona known to exist. All proceeds were donated to the Children Action charity.

Achieved the second highest price for a Rolex wristwatch at an auction. It's a historically important and exceedingly attractive white gold chronograph wristwatch with black dial and bark finished bracelet, the only one known of its kind. Amount realised CHF 5,937,500.

ROLEX, Ref. 6265 – THE UNICORN

A highly interesting and historically important stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with most probably unique black and white ‘pre-Paul Newman’ style dial, featuring oversized registers and black outer seconds marks on white track. Realised CHF 3,012,500.

ROLEX, Ref. 6240 – THE NEANDERTHAL

An exquisite, important and most probably unique chronograph wristwatch with black dial displaying white Arabic-Indic numerals, and bracelet. Realised CHF 1,932,500

ROLEX, Ref. 6263 – THE ARABIAN KNIGHT

An exceedingly rare, magnificent and early chronograph wristwatch with ‘Oyster Sotto Paul Newman’ dial, tachymeter bezel.. Realised CHF 1,662,500.

ROLEX, Ref. 6263 – THE OYSTER SOTTO

An extremely rare and highly attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with black dial and bracelet, made for the Sultanate of Oman and retailed by Asprey. Realised CHF 1,212,500

ROLEX, Ref. 6263 – THE RED SULTAN

A very rare and extremely well-preserved yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with champagne ‘Paul Newman’ dial, factory sticker, tachymeter bezel and bracelet. Realised CHF 948,500

ROLEX, Ref. 6239 – THE GOLDEN PAGODA

An exceedingly rare and outstandingly beautiful yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with black ‘Paul Newman’ dial displaying contrasting gold registers. Realised CHF 912,500

ROLEX, Ref. 6241 – JOHN PLAYER SPECIAL

A remarkably well-preserved stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with off- white ‘Paul Newman’ dial. CHF 756,500

ROLEX, Ref. 6263 – RICCIARDI PANDA

An exceedingly exclusive and lavish diamond and sapphire-set yellow gold chronograph wristwatch, made for the French market. Realised CHF 606,500

ROLEX, Ref. 6269 – LE HIBOU GRAND-DUC

A rare, beautiful and well-preserved yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with champagne ‘Paul Newman’ dial and bracelet. Realised CHF 516,500

ROLEX, Ref. 6241 – THE BUMBLEBEE
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