Thursday, May 20, 2010
Joker No. 1, an auto watch winder... at HKD$2,800,000.00!
Joker. No. 1, Circa 2009 18ct white gold case in cubic shape, set with 3876 pieces of round brilliant diamonds on three sides, weighing 207.20 carats total, one watch winding compartment, plastic interior, fitted with one rotating program, battery operated, 3 years battery life, USB connection in the back, together with fitted wooden box 100 x 100mm.
Estimate: HK$2,800,000 - 3,200,000, USD$ 360,000 - 410,000 Footnote: Swiss Kubik, founded in 1998 in Geneva, designs and creates horological products for prestigious watch brands and connoisseurs.
The Joker is entirely produced in Geneva, the first Swiss made watch winder among its counterpart. The watch winder has a default programme of 950 rotations in either direction per day. However, the direction and number of rotations can be modified by connecting the watch winder to the brand's software. Note that the Rolex watch winder is also made by KubiK!