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Geneva Aucitons -- Day Two Results

Day Two of the Phillips Geneva Auction FIVE, and the star of the show today was the Carrera, Reference 2447 S, with the polygon back, with the $14,984 final price.

Looking back on Day One, I have had a couple of people suggest that the Reference 3646 "Big Subs" Autavia did well to reach $37,459, in view of the condition / originality.

In terms of the "Orange Boy", which hit $50,000 in one of the Christie's Fall 2016 auctions but sold at $16,232 today, the lesson seems to be that condition is just about everything with the vintage Heuers, with these two prices evidencing the spread between the "best of the best", and one that seemed to be more ordinary. So yes, the $50,000 sale was the outlier, perhaps driven by the exuberance of two bidders, both wanting to go home with what might have been the best sample we are likely to see.

We'll see how it goes at Christie's, on Day Three.


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