Nine world records were set at Antiquorum’s massive vintage Rolex auction on April 17, entitled Revolution: The Evolution of the Rolex Sport Watch, commemorating the brand’s 100th anniversary. In total, $8,515,260 worth of timepieces were sold to bidders worldwide.
Among the records set was $237,600 each for two highly-prized 1967 Sea-Dweller Submariners, and $166,800 for a 1973 Submariner originally issued to the British military. The most beautiful watch in the sale, the rare “Jean-Claude Killy” Antimagnetic Oyster Chronograph, fetched $155,000, while the highest price was brought in by a 1979 “Comex” model Sea-Dweller, which went for $248,800. […]