A nice cheapie to kick-off this Australian Sunday.
Huh? How much?! Wow ….
[Press Release] The Royal Prince Regent is a most important collection of masterpiece timepieces from Backes & Strauss. This new model from the Regent Collection has 672 diamond weighing 66.24 carats and draws of the Regency architecture of John Nash, commissioned by the Prince Regent in 1811 to develop a huge swathe of London, the classical proportions of Nash’s work can be seen in the sweeping curves and bold symmetry of the Regent Collection.
The 18kt white gold case is hand set with 28 custom cut diamonds weighing 10.03 carats and the dial hand set with 526 ideal cut Brilliant diamonds weighing 2.45 carats. The bespoke, full diamond bracelet is hand set with 117 custom cut hand polished diamonds weighing 53.67 carats ensuring a perfect fit to the wrist.
The back of the watch is open and through the sapphire glass you will see the decorated movement, each one of the five pieces will be individually engraved by the craftsman, “one of five, two of five and such like. The five watches are then unified with Backes & Strauss engraved on each Platinum Rotor. This is the true essence of craftsmanship at its finest and the results are testament to the craftsmen’s skills for only five pieces will ever be crafted. Suggested retail price of this timepiece is fixed at £900,000.00.
Size: 40/47mm Ø
Movement: Automatic movement rotor with platinum segment.
Display: Hours, minutes and seconds.
Case: 18 kt white gold invisibly set with 28 custom cut diamonds of 10.03 carats
Crown: One ideal cut round diamond weighing 0.9 carats.
Dial: Invisibly set with 526 ideal cut round brilliant diamonds weighing 2.45 carats.
Bracelet: 117 custom cut diamonds weighing 53.67 carats
Diamond Technical Information
Cut: Custom proprietary cut in the shape of the case. Exclusively cut and hand set
Colour: Collection (F+)
Clarity: Clean (Flawless/VVS+)
Total 672 diamonds weighing 66.24 carats
Retailing at £900,000.00 including 20% VAT. Limited edition of 5 pieces