'Asprey' watch sold for nearly $3.9 million in Geneva - Sotheby's

Reuters Geneva, Switzerland Published: Nov 14, 2018, 02:41 PM(IST)

"The Asprey," a legendary vintage Patek Philippe watch, fetched 3.915 million Swiss francs ($3.88 million), Sotheby's said on Tuesday after hectic bidding at its Geneva auction. Made in 1952 and sold four years later, the Swiss luxury wristwatch was the star lot among 250 watches and pocket watches, including pieces by Cartier, Rolex, and Vacheron Constantin, that were on the block at Tuesday's semi-annual auction in Geneva, with a pre-sale estimate of $2 to 4 million. The World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Please keep discussions on this channel clean and respectful and refrain from using racist or sexist slurs as well as personal insults. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us on our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews

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