Swatch’s six million dollar watches


Crikey, a collection of Swatch watches sold this week at auction for HK $ 51,707,500 (US $ 6,618,560). The Blum Collection, owned by Swiss businessman Peter Blum and his wife Linda was was one of the most complete collections of Swatches and was sold at a Phillips De Pury & Co auction at The Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong.

Included in the collection, bought by a Chinese buyer, are prototypes of my favourite Keith Haring Swatches. I love that Simon de Pury is wearing his own Swatch while conducting the auction…

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