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Cryptocurrency slump has flooded the market with Rolex and Patek

The supply of trophy watches such as the Rolex Daytona or Patek Nautilus 5711A "is now much larger", online-watch trading platform Chrono24 said in an emailed statement

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The collapse in cryptocurrencies is easing supply of the most sought after watches on the second-hand market, depressing prices for hard-to-get Patek Philippe and Rolex models.

The supply of trophy watches such as the Rolex Daytona or Patek Nautilus 5711A “is now much larger”, online-watch trading platform Chrono24 said in an emailed statement. 

The recent swoon in cryptocurrency valuations “has directly impacted pricing of luxury watches from brands like Rolex and Patek Philippe,” said the company, which is based in Karlsruhe, Germany, and has more than half a million watches listed for sale on its website.

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First Published: Jul 30 2022 | 12:44 AM IST

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