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Thursday, 01 December 2022 06:50 GMT

King Farouk's wristwatch to be displayed in Dubai


(MENAFN) Egypt's late King Farouk's wristwatch is going to be the center of attraction at the upcoming Christie's Watches and Wristwatches Dubai auction, securing pre-sale estimate between USD400,000 and USD800,000.

King Farouk owned ample exquisite pieces from renowned and greatest watchmakers around the world. The wristwatch by designer Patek Philippe launched the 'Reference 1518' model in 1941 and it is estimated that only 281 pieces were created.

"Having previously found a home for this watch at auction several years ago, Christie's is delighted to be trusted again to offer King Farouk's timepiece to a new generation of collectors," Remy Julia, head of watches for Christie's Middle East, India, and Africa.

"Having previously found a home for this watch at auction several years ago, Christie's is delighted to be trusted again to offer King Farouk's timepiece to a new generation of collectors," he added.

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