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  • Manufacturer: Ikepod
    Year: Circa 2006
    Reference No: HHT20 GR2 Ti
    Model Name: Horizon
    Material: Titanium
    Calibre: Automatic, 2892 A2, 23 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Grey Ikepod rubber strap
    Dimensions: 44 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Ikepod Certificate, book, product literature, instruction manual, leather wallet and fitted presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    'Like many of Marc Newson’s creations, the present watch was inspired by the event horizon in astrophysics, the boundary defining the region of space around a black hole and the moment when gravity becomes infinite. The dial creates a special optical illusion of appearing convex, demonstrating perfect balanced asymmetry in watch design. This strap is incredibly similar to the Apple Watch strap and at the time, Marc Newson retailed this watch for 20-30,000 USD.'

43 Watches & Encounters The Laurent Picciotto Collection of Contemporary Watches

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Lot offered with No Reserve

Ref. HHT20 GR2 Ti
Laurent Picciotto Collection: An unusual titanium wristwatch, designed by Marc Newson

Circa 2006
44 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$12,000 - 20,000 
€1,400-2,400
$1,500-2,500

Sold for HK$47,500

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
[email protected]

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
[email protected]

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR

Hong Kong Auction 30 May 2017