30 May '16, 1pm

Naissance d'une Montre Prototype From Greubel Forsey, Philippe Dufour, And Michel Boulanger Sells For $1.46 M...

Naissance d'une Montre Prototype From Greubel Forsey, Philippe Dufour, And Michel Boulanger Sells For $1.46 M...

This watch is the working prototype where Mr. Boulanger first executed the traditional practices in which he was instructed by Mr. Dufour and those at Greubel Forsey. It is, for all intents and purposes, the watch that they hope to start a revolution in traditional watchmaking – one where a new generation of talent will be strive to learn how to do things the old fashioned way. The remaining 11 Naissance D'une Montre watches will be delivered over the next few years, with a price of around $420,000 (as of January this year). As for the $1.46 million made today? 100% of it will go back to the Le Garde Temps project, and Christie's itself will donate the buyer's premium back to the project as well – in hopes of bringing on another apprentice and furthering the education of young talent all over the world. You can read more about it, and see the lot information

Full article: http://www.hodinkee.com/articles/naissance-dune-montre-pr...

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dailymail.co.uk 30 May '16, 8pm

An employee places an Hermes diamond and Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin handbag in a case at Heritage Auctions offices du...