In a class of its own
ANY of us have an expensive watch to wear on special occasions. But few can claim they forked out £15.1 million (R270m) on a timepiece. In fact, only one person can – this is how much one of the world’s most complex watches sold for on Tuesday, setting a world record.
The Henry Graves Supercomplication was made by Patek Philippe after being commissioned by American banker Henry Graves in 1925.
After three years of research and five years of construction, Swiss horologists completed the piece in 1933.