News: Patek Philippe ref. 530 Oversize Chronograph from 1942 Sells for 680,000 Swiss Francs at the Phillips Watch Auction

Another one of our picks and a favorite at the Phillips Watches Auction in Geneva, Lot 69 a rare and stunning Patek Philippe ref. 530 Oversize Chronograph from 1942 just sold for CHF 680,000 Swiss Francs. With an original estimate of 500,000-1,000,000 Swiss Francs, this safe queen is another one of the most expensive Patek Philippe wristwatches ever sold at auction.

This amazing Patek Philippe oversize —36.5 mm in diameter— chronograph ref. 530 is one of the most rare, desirable and beautiful Patek Philippe references ever made. Secured in a bank vault for most of its life and worn only a handful of times, this watch was recently serviced by Patek Philippe and in immaculate condition.

We feel honored that we were allowed to peruse this watch and wear it for a few minutes. Another one of those amazing Patek Philippe watches sold at auction.

Sticker Price CHF 680,000 Swiss Francs —approximately $700,000 USD. For more info on Phillips Watches click here.