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Cognac / Armin Strom


Independent Swiss watch manufacturer Armin Strom commemorates a new partnership with Wealth Solutions in Poland by creating this unusual watch which has an ultra rare cognac, dating back to 1762, in the dial. Armin Strom chief horologist Claude Greisler devised the intriguing concept which incorporates a small sapphire crystal capsule which contains a few drops of the prized 1762 Gautier Cognac.  The cognac, which sold at auction in New York in 2014 for $59,500, is owned by Wealth Solutions of Poland. Manual wind with a five-day power reserve, the watch will be produced in stainless steel, 18k rose gold and titanium cases. 40 pieces will be made — via Perpétuelle

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