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John's Patek Philippe watch
5 September 2017
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I was just reading a piece about a watch John received from Yoko on his 40th birthday. The watch was a yellow gold Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph reference 2499/100 and in 1989 a similar model was worth the equivalent in today's money of half a million dollars.

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http://www.charlestearle.com/c.....pe-ref2499

 

Eric Clapton had the same model too although a slightly different casing.

 

https://www.hodinkee.com/artic.....lippe-2499

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