Swiss watchmaker, Patek Philippe (Patek Philippe) just hit the world’s most expensive watch. Phillips Bacs&Russo auction in Geneva on Saturday, stainless steel patek philippe Ref. 1518 calendar and timing clock striking 11,002,000 Swiss francs – roughly $14693529 Australian dollars – about AU$14,693,529.
The 1518 timepiece is a special one. It was built in 1941, only believe that four pieces were made. In this particular example to seven attracted high-profile buyers, they are scrambling to make a watch, is considered to be a watchmakers in the world the first calendar timing clock.
The record was taken from the previous record holder, the Patek Philippe Ref. 5016 which went for around the AU$9,800,000 mark at an auction last year.