The RealReal is presently promoting some severely particular watches.
The posh consignment market lately opened its watch vault for a limited-time-only sale of coveted timepieces—billed because the watches its curators virtually stored for themselves. The sale consists of examples from a wide range of positive Swiss manufacturers, together with Piaget, Cartier, Rolex and Hublot. Costs begin as little as $6,995 for a Pierre Kunz watch and attain as excessive as $141,995 for a skeletonized tourbillon chronograph by Audemars Piguet.
At press time, there have been 28 watches remaining, from a Cartier Santos-Dumont skeleton look ahead to $29,495 to a limited-edition, Jaquet Droz Astrale Quantieme Perpetual, one among an version of 88. There are additionally eight of Piaget’s ultra-thin Altiplano watches out there, a number of of them set with diamonds.
Rounding out the lot are two dynamic tourbillions from Hublot and Audemars Piguet. Hublot solely made 18 of its limited-edition Greater Bang Tourbillion, a monopusher chronograph that’s going for $56,500. Audemars Piguet’s Jules Audemars Tourbillion Chronograph, in the meantime, is the most costly timepiece on provide within the sale. The limited-production mannequin options an openwork dial that provides a view into its hand-wound calibre for $141,995.
“We’ve seen a rising urge for food for timepieces amongst our buyers, and thru the secondary market we’re in a position to democratize entry to even the rarest of watches,” the corporate mentioned in an announcement. “The Vault creates a chance for everybody from horology veterans to budding fans to treasure hunt for that uniquely covetable piece.”
Launched in 2011 by CEO Julie Wainwright, the RealReal started as a startup that developed right into a enterprise of authenticating luxurious consignment items from clothes, to watches, positive artwork, house items and extra. The as soon as online-only retailer now has 17 retail places (together with 12 shoppable shops) throughout the nation the place buyers can meet with consultants to obtain valuations of things they want to promote—freed from cost. Head over to the RealReal’s web site to buy the unique watch vault sale now.