Today, November 9, 2019, Geneva, at the Only Rolex Submariner 40mm Replica charity sale the Patek Philippe grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300A-010 in stainless steel was sold for CHF 31,3 million. It is now the most expensive watch ever made in the world.
The Henry Graves Supercomplication, a Patek Philippe watch, was the most expensive up to date. It was sold at Sotheby's auction in Geneva for $24 million.
The high quality Rolex Submariner 40mm Replica, which belonged to Paul Newman, was purchased for $17 Million in 2017. This watch was the most expensive watch on the wrist at that time.
About the watchThis watch is the Grandmaster Chime in Steel - it's the only one of its kind in Geneva and a rare metal for grand complications.
The Grandmaster Chime was launched in 2014 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the company. In 2016, the manufacturer added a white-gold version of the Grandmaster Chime to its regular collection.
Patek Philippe's most complicated wristwatch has 20 complications. These include a preprogrammed alarm and a repeater that plays the date at will. A patented reversing mechanism is included in the double-face case featuring the guilloched hobnail design.
The best Rolex Submariner 40mm Replica, designed specifically for Only Watch 2019, stands apart with its rose-gold dials and ebony black dials, as well as the inscription "The Only One", on the subsidiary alarm time dial at twelve o'clock. This is a further sign of its exclusivity.