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The Only White Gold Vintage Rolex Daytona Watch Sold for $5.99 Million at Charity Auction

The Only White Gold Vintage Rolex Daytona Watch Sold for $5.99 Million at Charity Auction

The only white gold vintage Rolex Daytona “The Unicorn” had been sold for $5.99 million (CHF 5.93 million) at an auction in a charity event for children, the 2nd most expensive Rolex every sold at an auction.  The Unicorn is manufactured around 1970, cased in 18 karat white gold and is likely to be the rarest and most luxurious Cosmograph Daytona manufactured by Rolex.

” The Only White Gold Vintage Rolex Daytona Watch Sold for $5.99 Million Charity Auction “

The watch is donated by famed watch collector John Goldberger, had a starting estimate of CHF 3 million through a Phillips auction.  It was sold for $5.99 million (CHF 5.93 million), with the proceeds of the sale of to the charity Children Action.  The most expensive wristwatch ever sold is a Rolex Daytona sold in 2017 for $17.8 million.

Source: Phillips, CNBC

 

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About Phillips

Phillips is a leading global platform for buying and selling 20th and 21st century art and design. With dedicated expertise in the areas of 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Design, Photographs, Editions, Watches, and Jewelry, Phillips offers professional services and advice on all aspects of collecting. Auctions and exhibitions are held at salerooms in New York, London, Geneva, and Hong Kong, while clients are further served through representative offices based throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Phillips also offers an online auction platform accessible anywhere in the world.  In addition to providing selling and buying opportunities through auction, Phillips brokers private sales and offers assistance with appraisals, valuations, and other financial services.

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