The $81,000 watch features the brand’s iconic tachymeter scale and a host of nods to the original Speedmaster.
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A George Daniels Pocket Watch, Ralph Ellison’s Omega and a Rare Rolex Will Lead Phillips’s New York Auction
The December sale will follow the house’s record-breaking $74.5 million Geneva auction earlier this month.
The legendary author of “Invisible Man” wore the watch from 1968 to 1994.
The 18 rare and sought-after timepieces will be sold exclusively online.
The beautifully aged timepiece had been expected to sell for between $87,100 and $131,000.
Dufour’s Grande et Petite Sonnerie was the headliner and set a record for the most expensive independent watch ever sold.
Also known by the alias John Goldberger, the Italian writer is an outsized figure in the horological world.
The watchmaker’s new 007 timepiece combats villains in the new film which opened this weekend.