Phillips will sell the set—which includes two first-editions—at the Geneva Watch Auction: XIV.
Setting two world records in the process.
The ultra-rare timepiece is one of only three Ref. 2523 watches to feature a map of the Eurasian landmass.
“The Spirit of the Rose” set a record auction price for a purple-pink gem at Sotheby’s Geneva.
The wristwatch is derived from a “school piece” the master watchmaker created in the 1960s.
Have your fireplace, hot toddy, and fur blanket—minus the day spent atop a mountain in frigid temps.
The Hotel de la Paix is a blend of history and prestige on the shores of Switzerland’s most famous lake.