View full screen - View 1 of Lot 2211. Christophe Claret | Texas Hold'em Poker, Reference TI004PCK05, A limited edition PVD-Coated titanium wristwatch with striking hammer, cathedral gong and two casino games, Circa 2014 | Texas Hold'em Poker 型號TI004PCK05  限量版PVD塗層處理鈦金屬腕錶,備音錘、大教堂音簧及兩款賭場遊戲,約2014年製.
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Christophe Claret | Texas Hold'em Poker, Reference TI004PCK05, A limited edition PVD-Coated titanium wristwatch with striking hammer, cathedral gong and two casino games, Circa 2014 | Texas Hold'em Poker 型號TI004PCK05 限量版PVD塗層處理鈦金屬腕錶,備音錘、大教堂音簧及兩款賭場遊戲,約2014年製

Estimate:

280,000

to
- 480,000 HKD

Christophe Claret | Texas Hold'em Poker, Reference TI004PCK05, A limited edition PVD-Coated titanium wristwatch with striking hammer, cathedral gong and two casino games, Circa 2014 | Texas Hold'em Poker 型號TI004PCK05 限量版PVD塗層處理鈦金屬腕錶,備音錘、大教堂音簧及兩款賭場遊戲,約2014年製

Christophe Claret | Texas Hold'em Poker, Reference TI004PCK05, A limited edition PVD-Coated titanium wristwatch with striking hammer, cathedral gong and two casino games, Circa 2014 | Texas Hold'em Poker 型號TI004PCK05 限量版PVD塗層處理鈦金屬腕錶,備音錘、大教堂音簧及兩款賭場遊戲,約2014年製

Estimate:

280,000

to
- 480,000 HKD

Lot sold:

378,000

HKD

Christophe Claret


Texas Hold'em Poker, Reference TI004PCK05

A limited edition PVD-Coated titanium wristwatch with striking hammer, cathedral gong and two casino games, Circa 2014

Texas Hold'em Poker 型號TI004PCK05

限量版PVD塗層處理鈦金屬腕錶,備音錘、大教堂音簧及兩款賭場遊戲,約2014年製


Dial: black and silvered

Calibre: cal. PCK05 automatic, 72 jewels

Case: PVD-coated titanium, sapphire crystal display back secured by 6 screws

Closure: black Christophe Claret alligator strap and PVD-coated titanium double folding clasp

Size: 45 mm diameter

Signed: case, dial and movement

The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. All functions are working properly. The case with no signs of wear. Otherwise the watch is in like new condition. 


Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.


You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.


Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."


**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

Known for his immeasurable creativity, Christophe Claret is a manufacturer which excels at producing the most playful and exciting timepieces. Often inspired by the thrill of casino games, the present watch is one fine example displaying the game of a Texas Hold'em Poker. Requiring two years in production, the present watch features a full deck of cards which offers a poker game with 32,768 different combinations for three players, totaling up to 98,304 combinations all happening on the course of the dial. A press on the pusher deals the cards, at the same time the striking hammer chimes an extravagant tone for its cathedral gongs. Offering an exhilarating style on the wrist, the present watch is the condensation of Christophe Claret's ingenious watchmaking mastery.