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Collector Pays Record Sum of 39 Thousand Dollars for 1715 Madeira

in Wines / Vines

World-famous auction house Christie's have another world record to add to their growing total after selling a three-hundred-year-old bottle of wine for close to $40,000. Listed as the “oldest Madeira” in the world, the final hammer price far surpassed the estimate of $12,000 to $18,000.

This JCA & C Terrantez bottle was produced in 1715, a year in which a 5-year old Louis XV took to the throne. Netherlands-based collector Bay van der Bunt had the highest bid when the hammer fell and this sought-after bottle will now join his priceless collection, which is on display at oldliquors ...

Rare Patek Philippe $11 Million, Most Expensive WristWatch

A new world record has been set over the weekend when its most expensive wristwatch was sold for $11 million. Patek Philippe in Association with Bacs & Russo just auctioned off its most expensive wristwatch at Geneva auction.

Patek Philippe is known across the globe for its classiness and quality. The wristwatch was manufactured by Patek Philippe & Co in Geneva, a Swiss manufacturing founded in 1851. It designs and manufactures timeless pieces including some of the priciest and complicated mechanical watch.

Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 was auctioned off and bidding s ...