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1,812,500 Swiss francs ( HK$ 14 million)


While many kings have sported fine timepieces, this one belonged to The King: Elvis Presley. The Omega White Gold ref H6582/ D96043 has the words “To Elvis. 75 Million Records. RCA Victor. 12- 25- 60” inscribed on the back. The watch, sold by Phillips in Geneva, was accompanie­d by a certificat­e of authentici­ty, along with various items of memorabili­a such as the book Elvis by Dave Marsh and the vinyl record Elvis is Back!. The watch was presented to Presley in early 1961 at a charity event and concert arranged by record company RCA, attended by the likes of the governor of Tennessee and the mayor of Memphis. RCA presented Presley with a plaque celebratin­g his worldwide record sales of 75 million; with it came this Tiffany- signed Omega. The price it fetched would have had The King himself all shook up: it went for about 20 times its estimate.

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