Billionaire's watch collection goes to auction

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Billionaire's watch collection goes to auction
Over 125 rare Master timepieces from an important private collection to be offered at Kruse GWS Auctions.

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Kruse GWS Auctions has announced an extraordinary collection of investment quality and masterfully significant timepieces. The timepieces are from a billionaire’s private collection and were housed in his personal vault. The auction will take place online Saturday, October 16, 2021 beginning at 10:00 a.m. PST.

The auction of over 125 pieces will be part of one of the finest chapters in the history of Haute Horology. The sale includes watches with impeccable aesthetics, the finest luxury craftsmanship, imaginative designs and limited editions. In some cases, some are so scarce that there are only two to be known available in the world, or even ever produced. The collector’s passion made him a true connoisseur of some of the world’s most prestigious and luxurious watchmakers.

Highlights of the sale include; Limited Edition Rolex’s, Anniversary and special edition Rolex’s that are not available to the public, a Patek Phillippe 18K Solid Gold Moon Phase Automatic Watch W/Annual Calendar, a Patek Phillippe Grand Complications 18K Automatic timepiece, a Frank Muller Limited Edition Long Island Taormina crafted of 18K White Gold (1 of 200 ever made), a Concord 18K Rose Gold Limited Edition Perpetual Calendar Chronograph (only 1 of 25 ever made), Ulysse Nardin Limited Edition Big Date GMT Perpetual 40mm Platinum Automatic Watch, a Piaget Limited Edition Emperador Dual Time Automatic Watch made of 18K gold, a very rare Omega Limited Edition Museum Petrograd 43mm 18K “Red Gold” Watch, the unfindable Rolex 18K Yellow Gold Daytona with Factory Tahitian Mother of Pearl Dial and Diamond Markers (said to be 1 of only 2 available in the world today), a Rolex GMT Master II and many others.

“This private collection features the most sought after and extraordinary watches we’ve ever seen amassed in one storied collection. From the exquisite to those inspired by the sea, each and every one is a stunning example of master craftsmanship for only those with the most exquisite taste. We are honored to have been trusted to offer this extraordinary collection from one of the most successful individuals in the world. Please join us Saturday, October 16th beginning at 10:00 a.m PST. – Dame Brigitte Kruse, Founder and Lead Auctioneer, Kruse GWS Auctions

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