The Geneva auction week continues to host auctions that result in surprising figures. The last one came from the Omega, one of the heavy hitters in the Swiss watchmaking industry. The model Prototype 301 from 1947 sold for a sales price of US $ 1.4M. The Tourbillon prototype became the most expensive Omega ever sold.
The highly anticipated Geneva auction week continues to surprise watchmakers and collectors with unexpected results. After the US$6M Patek Philippe and US$1M F.P.Journe, the event gathered all the attention once again with the Omega Tourbillon Prototype 301 which was sold for US $ 1.4M.
The Tourbillon model, which the brand designed in 1947 and manufactured only a single prototype of it also became the most expensive Omega timepiece ever sold.
The model was sold to its new owner, after a battling auction mainly between three bid holders participated on the phone, with a final price of US $ 1.4M.