Auctions Churchill’s ‘Victory Watch’ sells for £485,000
This historical watch was sold yesterday in London.
On 22th September, 2015, at Sotheby’s London, a unique Victory Watch commissioned by a group of prominent Swiss citizens in acknowledgement of Churchill’s strength and leadership during WWII, sold for £485,000, 8x the low estimate.
It is one of four individual watches created for the Allied Leaders after the Second World War - the others presented to Charles de Gaulle, Joseph Stalin, and Harry Truman.
This watch is more than an exquisite masterpiece of horology, it is both an historical testimony to leadership and a symbol of courage.