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The sale concentrated more on volume than on headline-grabbing seven-figure timepieces, but there were some star lots including an 18ct gold Patek Philippe Calatrava, ref 570, owned by Andy Warhol, which sold for $150,000.
A fortnight of online auctions features vintage and contemporary timepieces from the world's most important makers.
Several world records were broken for Patek Philippe watches at Christie's spring sale in Hong Kong.
Leading the sale was a superb Cartier Mystery clock known as “Model A” that sold for $562,500.
Red hot Rolex, Patek Philippe, F. P. Journe and Richard Mille dominate in week-long sale.
Patek Philippe made no fewer than 13 out of the 22 watches that sold for more than CHF 1 million ($1.07m) at auctions by Phillips, Christie's and Sotheby's last year.
Big five auction houses end the year with sales down 19% despite three times more sales taking place because of the rush to online auctions.
Introduction by Tirath Kamdar, General Manager Luxury at eBay. What a year we have all lived through. The first quarterly volume of this special report...
A double-signed Patek Philippe Reference 1463R from 1950 is the star lot at Christie's Rare Watches New York: Online auction, which opens today.
Patek Philippe pink gold 3974R and yellow gold Rolex Cosmograph Paul Newman achieve hammer prices of over £550,000.