Classics: A watch with an independent watchmaker tears up more than 4 million euros at auction in Geneva

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Une montre de l’horloger britannique George Daniels s’est arrachée à 4,09 millions d’euros lors d’enchères à Genève, a fait savoir la maison Phillips, lundi 7 novembre 2022. (Photo d’illustration) © Andrew Kelly / Reuters A watch by the British watchmaker George Daniels was torn off at 4.09 million 'Euros during auction in Geneva, said Maison Phillips, Monday, November 7, 2022. (Illustration photo)

A watch by the British watchmaker George Daniels was torn from 4.09 million euros during Auction in Geneva, confirming the success of independent watchmakers in sales rooms.

A watch by the British watchmaker George Daniels was snatched from 4.09 million euros during of auction in Geneva, said Phillips house in a press release published this Monday, November 7, 2022. A new one confirming the Success of independent clocks in sales rooms.

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estimated at 1 million Swiss francs (an equivalent amount in euros), this gold-bracelet watch was sold after "intense" auctions during which prices climbed in the space of three minutes to reach more than four times this price. Adjurated to 4.08 million Swiss francs, it is the most expensive model ever sold for this renowned British watchmaker, and the second most expensive watch made by an independent watchmaker.

Nearly 45 million euros collected

These auctions during which 226 watches were sold for a total amount of 44.9 million Swiss francs, mark "A summit of independent watchmaking" , "said Alexandre Ghotbi, The director of the sale, stressing that they attest "of the incredible interest" for the rare parts.

George Daniels (1926-2011) is considered to be the inventor of the co-axial exhaust, the watchmaking mechanism considered as the heart of the watch. His invention had been considered an "revolution in mechanical watchmaking" , indicates on its site the Swiss group Swatch, known for its multicolored plastic watches but also owner of prestigious Swiss watch brands.

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The Swiss group had resumed its invention to equip models from its Omega brand, known as the James Bond watch but also that of astronauts who had chosen this brand for their first steps on the moon in 1969 because of its reliability. This co-axial movement, taken up in 1999 by Omega, was "The first functional exhaust developed for a mechanical watch for 250 years" , insists the Swiss group on its site.

Alongside the stars of sales rooms such as Patek Philippe and A. Lange & Söhne, an independent watchmaker Philippe Dufour was also sold for 1.02 million Swiss francs. Last year, a Philippe Dufour watch was sold for 4.75 million francs, establishing a new record for a watch made by an independent watchmaker.

vintage 2022 exceptional for the mega-enchoors of art .
Claude Monet is the 2022 mega-enchora champion, with 8 works beyond 30 million. © supplied by Franceinfo while the major fall sales in New York are completed, 2022 is already a record year in terms of art mega-enchoors. 2022 is by far the most prolific year in mega-enchoors. Since the start of the year, 52 works have exceeded $ 30 million, while the previous record rose to 36 in 2015, according to a database run by AFP. 24 works exceeded 50 million, erasing the record of 15 works in 2014.

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