Patek Philippe Most Complicated Watch up for Auction
The Caliber 89, one of the world’s most complicated watches will be up for auction in May. Research into the Calibre started in 1980 and took nearly a decade before it was unveiled in 1989 to mark its 150th anniversary. The pocket watch has 1728 parts and was made in yellow gold, followed by rose gold, white gold and platinum.
“Sotheby’s is offering the original yellow gold version at an estimate of $6.4 to $9.9 million.”
Sotheby’s is offering the original yellow gold version at an estimate of $6.4 to $9.9 million. The current record for a wrist-only watch sold at auction is $11-million, for a Patek Philippe Ref.1518 sold by Phillips Bacs & Russo last November.
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Patek Philippe has been perpetuating the tradition of Genevan watchmaking without interruption since May 1, 1839. As the last family-owned independent watch manufacturer in Geneva, it enjoys total creative freedom to entirely design, produce and assemble what experts agree to be the finest timepieces in the world – following the vision of its founders Antoine Norbert de Patek (1839) and Adrien Philippe (1845). Thanks to its exceptional know-how, Patek Philippemaintains a tradition of innovation hailed by an impressive repertoire of more than 80 patents.
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