De Beers rough diamonds sight is estimated to be $750 million USD, The DTC sold the October sight, and maintained relatively stable pricing.
Some previously deferred sights were also taken up by the sightholders. This made the October sight the most valuable De Beers sale so far in 2012. DTC also had very few refusals of Sight goods this month. Some DTC boxes were trading on the secondary market at low single percentage premiums, or even at discounts.