Pocket watch sells for $27 million

A 1930’S POCKET watch has sold for a record $27 million at an auction in Geneva, Switzerland.

The previous record for a timepiece was $12 million in 1999.

The gold watch was originally made by Patek Philippe for New York banker Henry Graves.


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It is the most complicated watch ever made by a watchmaker without the aid of computer.

The auction was held at Geneva lakeside hotel and bidding lasted 15 minutes.

The seller and buyer have chosen to remain anonymous.

 

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