On May 9, Christie's sold a blue dial Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 watch (ref.124300) for 69,300 Swiss francs at a famous watch auction that was held in Geneva.
Before the auction, the watch was estimated at between 6,000 and 10,000 Swiss francs. It is worth mentioning that, as a popular watch of Rolex brand, the official price of the new Oyster Perpetual 41 watch launched in 2022 is 47,600 Yuan. In other words, the price of the blue dial Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 in the secondary market has risen to more than 10 times the public price.
At the same time, there is also a red dial Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 watch at this auction, which was estimated at between 6,000 and 8,000 Swiss francs. The final price of this red dial Rolex watch was 50,400 Swiss francs. It is not difficult to see that the blue Rolex watch is more popular in the current market, and its secondary market price is also higher.
As the watch brand with the largest market share, Rolex is also widely sought after in the watch auction market. Due to the shortage of supply all the year round, the demand for many popular Rolex watches in the secondary market is also very strong, and the price of some antique Rolex watches is even several times higher than the public price.
On May 16, Fellows, a small auction house in Birmingham, England, will auction a Rolex Day-Date 40 watch, and this watch features an olive-green dial, Everose gold material and an Oyster bracelet, and it is estimated at 55,000-6.5 million Swiss francs. The official price of this classic Rolex Day-date luxury sports watch is 314,600 yuan. You can check the Rolex day-date replica for more choices.
Due to the popularity of antique Rolex, Phillips, one of the four auction houses, has also collected a series of collectible Rolex models in the spring auction in 2022, some of which have never appeared on the auction market before.