Rare Watch Sells at Auction for $3.6M


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Christie’s Images LTD. 2012(NEW YORK) — An “ultra-rare” watch by Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe from musician Eric Clapton sold for $3.6 million by Christie’s.

Only two of this particular model were cased in platinum.  Made in 1987, it’s described as a “platinum perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases.”

The watch had an estimated value of $2,668,650 to $4,278,080 or 2,500,000 to 4,000,000 Swiss francs.

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