The Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime, the world’s most expensive watch, has been sold at a Christie’s charity auction in Switzerland for £24.2million.

The watch was expected to sell for around £2million but smashed the previous record of £13.5million held by a Rolex Daytona once owned by Hollywood star Paul Newman which sold in 2017.

The Patek Philippe watch, one of the most complex timepieces ever crafted, was won by a private telephone bidder at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues in Geneva on Saturday.

The watch features a patented reversible case which can be turned to show two dials, one in rose gold, the other in black ebony.

Source: Daily Mail

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