Some watch dealers are convinced we’re on the brink of a long-awaited gold rush.
If Darth Vader wore a wristwatch, this would be it.
Almost every element of the 46 mm military chronograph, originally by Minerva, has been recreated.
The new pieces feature a wildly inventive rotating power-reserve function.
It’s literally blue in the face.
Plus, two new De Ville Trésors and several new ladies pieces.
Christie’s Hong Kong will auction Alan Banbery’s Reference 3448J perpetual calendar model in May.
The watchmaker juiced up its $50,000 chrono with an alloy that combines gold, silver and iron.
Including a new platinum Royal Oak “Jumbo” with a striking green dial.