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The Mysterious Buyer of the Most Expensive Watch is Finally Revealed. Cartier Ballon Bleu Replica Watches Supecomplication pledged to Sotheby to cover the debts of a Qatari sheikh
The Cartier Ballon Bleu Replica Watches was sold at Sotheby's Auction in 1999 for 11 million dollars. This set the record for highest ever price paid for a watch. The complex pocket watch was purchased by an anonymous bidder.Cartier Replica Watches It was not known who the current owner of the most valuable watch. This week, everything changed when it was revealed that the Supercomplication watch and other valuables had been pledged to Sotheby by a Qatari royal to pay off the auction house's debts. The mystery surrounding the ownership has been solved after 13 years. It is also expected that Sotheby will auction the timepiece again.
It turned out that the watch belonged to Sheikh Saud Bin Mohamed Bin Ali Al-Thani, a cousin of Emir of Qatar. Evidently, the Sheikh was a master at luxury items. He was not only the most expensive timekeeper in the world, but he had to promise other valuables that he couldn't pay. The total value of the returned artifacts exceeded 80 million dollars.
The Race for the Most Complicated Timekeeper – Graves vs. PackardThe obvious query that comes to mind is why the Cartier Ballon Bleu Replica Watches watch is so expensive. The answer is in the name of the watch. Henry Graves, a New York banker and avid watch collector, created the pocket timekeeper in 1933.puretimereplica.com Cartier Ballon Bleu Replica Watches patron Henry Graves was competing against James Ward Packard, an automotive industry tycoon, in his quest to own the most complex watch in the world. Graves ordered a more complicated timekeeper for Packard in 1927. Cartier Ballon Bleu Replica Watches presented the pocket watch to Mr. Graves five years later for CHF60,000. The Supercomplication watch had different functions for each hour, including a chart showing the sky over New York City and a repeater that plays the tune of Big Ben. The pocket timekeeper was at the Museum of Time in Illinois. It was kept in the Graves family, but it was sold to the Qatari Sheikh in 1999 for $11,002,500. Then it was moved to Geneva's Cartier Ballon Bleu Replica Watches Museum.
The record for most complication was held by the Cartier Ballon Bleu Replica Watcheskeeper for a very long time. It took the Swiss brand fifty years to create a more complex piece. In 1989, Caliber 89 was released with 33 additional functions in celebration of the 150th anniversary. This timekeeper was not worth as much as its predecessor. It was sold for $5 million.
ReputationNowadays is true. There are watches with more complications than the Graves pocket watch. None of these watches were able to bring in the same amount as the Cartier Ballon Bleu Replica Watches of 1933. It is possible that it could be auctioned again. However, it remains to see if it can repeat the result and collect this staggering amount of money again.
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