Sotheby’s Auctions Off World’s Most Expensive Watch

/ 21st November 2014
Henry Graves Supercomplication

A Patek Philippe watch has fetched a record $24.4 million (approx. £15.5 million) at a Sotheby’s auction this week. It is the most expensive watch to have ever been sold at auction, even breaking its own record of $11 million in 1999.

The watch, called the Henry Graves Supercomplication, was originally made in 1933 for Henry Graves, a reputable banker, and required 8 years to produce.

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How Luxury Watches Are Made

/ 23rd October 2014
Patek Philippe Watch

For many men a watch is one of the few areas of their appearance where they can completely express themselves. The majority of men don’t have many adornments or a variety of clothes to use as an expression of personalisation. It might be a tie clip or a set of cufflinks which a man uses to attempt to stamp some individuality on to their appearance but these are both quite subtle items.

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