Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A Gentleman's Pursuit for Excellence: Watch sold for $4m

Patek Phillipe watch for J B Champion sold for $3m
A record breaking price was paid for the ‘J.B. Champion Platinum Observatory Chronometer’, a unique platinum chronometer wristwatch, ref. 2458, which was specially manufactured by Patek Philippe for J.B. Champion, the legendary American watch collector, in 1952.
This historically important timepiece realized  $3,990,624 / €3,136,570, setting a world auction record for a watch without complications.


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