"The Christophe Claret [Texas Hold 'Em] Poker watch is the finale in a trilogy of high-complication gaming watches from the master Swiss watchmaker. Going hands-on with the timepiece that plays Texas Hold 'Em poker reveals a few things about the brand, and the art of modern high horology..." - "The Christophe Claret Poker is the most complicated mechanical gaming watch this or any other watch manufacture has ever produced...."
Luxury watchmaker Christophe Claret has revealed the X-TREM-1 Pinball, a techie timepiece inspired by play. Its pinball machine design features two metal balls to indicate the hours and minutes – which move by magnetic levitation alone. The complex magnetic levitation system comprises miniature magnetised cartridges pulled along by nanofibre cables which in turn control the movement of the two hollow steel pinball balls. Simple, eh? And only $300K.
The Rolex reference 4113, an ultra-rare, stainless steel chronograph dating to 1942, is expected to fetch up to a million Swiss francs—or about $1,200,0000 million—at Christie’s upcoming Important Watches sale, making it it the most expensive Rolex ever sold by far.