‘The Asprey’ Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph watch, reference 2499, which was sold for a world-record price of US$3.88 million by the auctioneer Sotheby’s in Geneva on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Did a Chinese buyer pay a world-record US$3.88 million for ‘The Asprey’ Patek Philippe watch?

The vintage timepiece, made in 1952, was bought in Geneva after frantic bidding by an anonymous Asian woman, who spoke Chinese into her mobile phone

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‘The Asprey’ Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph watch, reference 2499, which was sold for a world-record price of US$3.88 million by the auctioneer Sotheby’s in Geneva on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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