Monaco Legend Group Hits the Headlines!

24 April 2024

We're absolutely thrilled to have been featured in press articles covering our sensational April auction!


Rare Rolex Fetches Record $3.5 Million at Monaco Auction.

A rare Rolex with a split-second chronograph sold for €3.3 million ($3.5 million) at auction in Monaco, a record price for the model. The Rolex 4113, produced in 1942 and one of just 12 ever made and nine known to exist, was sold on Saturday at the Monaco Legend Group auction. The sale beats the model’s previous record of 2.4 million Swiss francs ($2.6 million) which was paid in 2016 at a Phillips auction in Geneva. […]

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This $3.5 Million Rolex Just Set an Auction Record

The Rolex 4113 is no stranger to breaking auction records. In 2011, it became the first Rolex ever to cross the million-dollar mark. So what makes it so special? For starters, it’s incredibly rare. Rolex only made 12 of these watches in the 1940s, and they were never sold publicly. These pieces were originally designed for aviation but, according to Monaco Legend Group, race car drivers adopted them as well. Instead of selling them, Rolex gave them to members of various racing teams, making them even more exclusive and attractive eight decades later. Another feather in this model’s cap is that it’s the only split-seconds chronograph Rolex ever made. […]

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This Ultra-Rare Rolex Split-Seconds Just Sold for a Record $3.5 Million at Auction

An ultra-rare Split-Seconds (Ref. 4113) hammered down for €3.3 million ($3.5 million) at Monaco Legend Group’s auction on Saturday, setting a new record price for the model.

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Watch Spotting The Monaco Legend Spring 2024 Auction (130+ Photos)

The best part about attending the Monaco Legend Group auctions since last spring has been the community and sharing in their love of rare watches. The weather is nice and all but most of our time is spent indoors looking at watches – so why not focus on some of the great watches I saw?

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