The three major copy watch auction houses, Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips, together sold $626 million worth of watches in 2022. Phillips took the lead, with year-end sales of $227 million, followed by Christie’s at $220 million, and Sotheby’s watch sales totaled $179 million. The following tally of the top 20 lots shows perfect replica Patek Philippe and Rolex continue to rein as the highest-priced brands, but this year, Richard Mille, F.P. Journe, George Daniels and Audemars Piguet take their place among the top 20, a trend that reflects the greater importance of pieces made by independent watchmakers at auction.
Here are the top super clone watches uk sold at auction in 2022. Ten were sold by Christie’s, and five each were auctioned by Phillips and Sotheby’s. All but number 20 hammered for more than $2 million. Nine high quality copy watches sold for over $3 million. (In some cases, final prices are approximate, due to currency conversions).
Rolex “Paul Newman” Daytona ($3,421,169)
The top lot in Christie’s Rare Watches sale this fall was a luxury replica Rolex Paul Newman Daytona in 18-karat yellow gold with an “Oyster Lemon” dial. The aaa quality super clone Rolex Daytona, Ref. 6263, is the earliest of only three known examples of a Paul Newman-style dial in this color.
Patek Philippe “Pink-on-Pink” Ref. 1518 ($3,333,926)
This rare pink-on-pink high quality replica Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 perpetual calendar chronograph sold at Phillips in Geneva in the spring. The pink gold, pink-dialed copy watch is a first-series edition, of which only 281 were made, and maybe six with this particular dial.
Tiffany & Co.-Signed Patek Philippe Nautilus Ref. 5711
Christie’s Geneva sold this Patek Philippe Ref. 5711 Nautilus replica for sale double-signed Tiffany, the most famous watch of the decade. The Tiffany Blue Patek Philippe Nautilus copy online uk was made in a limited edition of 170 and it retailed in 2021 for just over $50,000.