CATALOGUE – OMEGAMANIA

Swiss Omegamania Auction Catalogue (606 Pages) Geneva, April 16, 2007 An Auction Of Vintage Omega Watches As Well As Four James Bond Omega Watches. One Worn By Pierce Brosnan In ‘Tomorrow Nwever Dies’ And Daniel Craig In ‘Casino Royale’

Lot 296 Omega Planet Ocean Casino Royale Number 1 Made In A Limited Edition Of 10007 Examples In 2006, Sold For CHF 18’880.-
Lot 297 Omega Seamaster Casino Royale 007 Number 1 Made In A Limited Edition Of 5007 Examples In 2006, Sold For CHF 15’340.-
Lot 298 Omega Seamaster Professional Worn By Pierce Brosnan In ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ 1996/97, Sold For CHF 82’600.-
Lot 299 Omega Seamaster Professional Worn By Daniel Craig In ‘Casino Royale’ 2005/06, Sold For CHF 70’800.-
Lot 300 Omega Seamaster Professional Worn By Daniel Craig In ‘Casino Royale’ 2005/06, Sold For CHF 250’250.-

‘Omegamania’, Hosted By The World’s Leading Horological Auctioneers Antiquorum, Generated A Total Of CHF 6,536,911 Including The Highest Price Ever Paid For An Omega Watch At Auction. A Platinum Constellation Grand Luxe Dating From 1953 Went To A Swiss Bidder For CHF413,700 After Fierce Competition From Italy And Japan

The Auction Was Staged In Geneva On Saturday And Sunday And Broadcast Simultaneously To The Basel Watch And Jewellery Fair, With Bids Via A Satellite Link For The First Time Ever At A Public Auction. In Addition, 48,500 People All Over The World Followed The Auction Via Internet Link, With One Third Of The Lots Sold Online

The Last Of The 300 Lots, All Of Which Were Sold, Was The Seamaster Planet Ocean Worn By The New James Bond (Daniel Craig). The Watch Was Acquired By A UK Buyer Who Would Not Disclose His Name, But The Tension Would Have Pleased Bond Author Ian Fleming As The Bidding Became Ever More Intense Between Room, Phone And Online. The Watch Finally Went For The Astounding Price Of CHF250,250

More Glamour Was Added By The Ring Watch Once Owned By The Original ‘Bond Girl’, Actress Ursula Andress. The Watch, Designed By Andrew Grima In 1972, Was Bought By A Bidder At The Baselworld Fair For CHF261,750. Two Original Speedmasters, The Watch That Became The First And Only Model Ever To Be Worn On The Moon, Were Sold For 30 Times More Than The Current Retail Price

Osvaldo Patrizzi, Founder And Chairman Of Antiquorum, Said: “Omegamania Has Confirmed The Arrival Of Omega In The Top Echelon Of Collectors’ Brands.” Vincent Ferniot, A Renowned French Journalist, Said: “Omega Collectors Like Me Always Felt A Little Discredited By Other Watch Brand Collectors And We Always Knew That The Prices Of Our Vintage Omega Watches Were Underestimated. From Now On We Might Even Be Envied”

Stephen Urquhart, President Of Omega, Said: “Omegamania Has Shown All Omega Fans And Watch Collectors The Fantastic Richness And Scope Of The Brand And Its Heritage. Today’s Auction Will Remain As A Milestone In Omega’s History”
Omega, Switzerland 2007

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