James Bond and Other Omega Watches Sold at Antiquorum
Speedmaster is notable for being the first and only timepiece ever on the moon. The models were acquired for the price 30 times more than their present-day retail price.Omegamania organized by Antiquorum has proved that the Omega company enters the top list of watch brand highly demanded by collectors. The event, appreciated as a highlight in the brand's history, revealed everyone interested the richest Omega heritage.Moreover, 48,500 people from different parts of the world could watch the auction through internet. In fact, one third of all the lots were sold on-line.The Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean, the most recent 'James Bond watch' was the last item sold at the auction. The bidders interested in the timepiece came through intense bidding through room, phone and on-line. The watch was finally acquired by an anonymous UK buyer for the amazing price - CHF 250,250.A ring watch, once worn by actress Ursula Andress, the original 'Bond girl', was also in the center of attention. The timepiece was designed by Andrew Grima back in 1972. It was acquired by a bidder at the Baselworld fair for the remarkable sum of money - CHF 261,750.The auction presented two original Omega Speedmaster models.