Hall of Fame Rocker and avid watch collector Eric Clapton has recently put his rare Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph ref. 2499 up for auction at Christie’s. This Patek Philippe is only one of two ref. 2499 ever made in platinum and the only one to be sold to the public. The other ref. 2499 in the pair in housed in a museum in Geneva. We’re sure collectors will be going crazy over this rare timepiece! Clapton is known to have collected many luxury watches over the years, including an extensive assortment of Rolexes in addition to several Patek Philippe’s. The auction will he held at the Four Seasons on November 12th in Geneva and is expected to sell for $4.3 million!
Eric Clapton is the only artist to be inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame three times. His watch collection should go in a hall of fame, too – here are several watches from Eric Clapton’s collection:
Rolex Reference 3525
Rolex Reference 6062