A diamond and the Rolex Daytona in the foreground at the Bolaffi auction in Milan ♦ ︎
Interesting results for the Bolaffi auction of jewelery and watches scheduled in Milan at the Grand Hotel et de Milan. The day ended with over 1.5 million total realizations, including rights, with dozens of raises in the hall and numerous phone calls from all over the world, in particular from Great Britain, United States, Israel and China. The king of the auction turned out to be the Rolex Daytona 6239 with the famous dial Paul Newman. It has been sold for 155.600 euros. Among the precious, an unassembled diamond, a 6,38 carat emerald cut, H color, VS2 purity with Gia certificate, was sold for 85 thousand euros.
Among the jewels, the dangle earrings in natural pearls and diamonds marked a price of 52,500 euros, a brooch of rubies of Burmese origin and diamonds depicting a stylized bouquet with flowers in tremblant was awarded to 50 thousand euros (starting from a base of 12 thousand), a ring with a 5.55 carat round diamond (27.500 euros), a diamond-set, emeralds and sapphires (25 thousand euros) and a rivière choker with tulip decorations adorned with 33 carat diamonds total amount (23,750 euros).
Interest has attracted the ancient jewels and those of the seventies, from the Castellani style pin in the mid-nineteenth century (15 thousand euros) to the Boucheron set in gold, tortoiseshell and chrysoprase (16,875 euros). F.G.