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The 8 million dollar pocket watch
PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:23 pm Reply with quote
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertanaas/2015/10/14/the-8-million-pocket-watch-the-story-behind-vacheron-constantins-ref-57260/

http://www.ablogtowatch.com/vacheron-constantin-reference-57260-pocket-watch/

Enjoy!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:38 am Reply with quote
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I hope you enjoy the watch Jon... Cool Laughing

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:04 pm Reply with quote
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This article was the first time I had seen a price put on the watch's fabrication.

I had thought an Israeli Billionaire had commissioned it.

Who else would want a watch with a Hebrew perpetual Calendar?

If I win the PowerBall on Wednesday, I am commissioning my own supercomplication!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 3:41 pm Reply with quote
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I like the Graves watch better..............

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Why?

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 4:28 pm Reply with quote
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earlier

yellow

fatter

sexier

better pedigree

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