Welcome watch of the weekHere, we track down the rarest, wildest, and most captivating watches found in celebrities.
Paul Newman, Eric Clapton, John Mayer – there are many North Stars to watch when shaping the watch collection. It’s new in favor of a certified lover boy: Queen Elizabeth II. Last weekend, Drake posted a photo of himself on Instagram wearing a rare version of the Patek Philippe Ellipse with a diamond-set bezel. The next slide in the rapper’s story was his obvious motivation to get the job. The Queen herself, wearing the same Patek, sits for a 1984 portrait. The royal family of Lapp resembles the actual royal family. The world of watches is in need of new icons, so Drake is working on something here. Many collectors are drawn to the same model. So you are trying to buy a watch like Patek Nautilus, Rolex Daytona, Rolex Submariner. Foreigner, Or like Hamilton Pulsar-owner Sammy Davis Jr. or Drake and watch the British monarchy.
Drake Patek Philippe Ellipse
This version of Ellipse is so unique that some thought Drake’s new act was a custom work. However, the piece was shipped almost as-is from the factory (the mesh bracelet may be new, but that’s a small tweak). The Reference 3609/1G is a white gold oval with diamond hour markers and 36 diamonds set on a blind bezel. The oval seemingly endless new green dial is a welcome sight for the Nautilus March, which is also owned by Drake. “It put a smile on my face,” John Riadon, founder of Patek Marketplace Collectability, told me. “Finally, the oval is getting some love!” But you can’t completely avoid Nautilus. The special feature of this particular ellipsoid is that it uses the same auto-movement as the original Nautilus.
Tom Holland Rolex Submarine “Thermit”
Spider Man Star Holland has webbed Rolex’s new ceramic green bezel Submariner, one of its biggest releases since last year. The shade used for the Taj logo, green, is an important color in the submarine line. In 2003, to celebrate the Submariner’s 50th anniversary, Rolex released a black dial sub with a green aluminum bezel called the Kermit. The clock was shuffled for the “Hulk” Submariner in 2010. In 2020, Rolex introduced another Green Bezel Black Dial Submariner. The watch was nicknamed “Cermit” because the bezel is made of ceramic.
Ed Sheeran’s Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar ref. 1518
Drake isn’t the only one turning up vintage Patek this week. Ed Sheeran appeared at the VMAs wearing this 40’s Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar. Reference 1518 very An important work in the history of Patek. When first released in 1941, it was the first timepiece to combine a perpetual calendar with a chronograph, and its combination of complexity laid the foundation for the watches still in production today.
Ringo Starr Patek Philippe Aquanot
Young musicians wear old legendary watches, and old veteran musicians wear young modern watches. Go to shape. Patek’s sportiest model, the Aquanaut, is all black on the star’s wrist. the star was born full 57 years 1997, before the first Aquanaut was released.
Anthony Anderson’s Omega Constellation
The 2021 Emmy Awards were a surprisingly well-crafted event. Seth Rogen proved his 2020 wasn’t very stylish by wearing a funky orange-brown-beige black tie. Jason Sudeikis wore a velvet Tom Ford black tie in teal! And Anthony Anderson brought it to his wrist with the Rose Gold Omega Constellation.