Upcoming Christie’s Auction: Two Rare Timepieces Owned by Michael Schumacher

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Two Rare Timepieces Owned by Michael Schumacher, once owned by the late great Formula One racer Michael Schumacher, will be up for auction at the May Rare Watches Live Auction by Christie’s.

First, there’s the white gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak chronograph that Schumacher’s early Ferrari instructor, Jean Todt, had custom-made. The Formula One champion received this watch as a token of appreciation for his six wins during that season. Among the dial’s noteworthy features are the custom subcounters that showcase Ferrari’s famous horse insignia, a replica of Schumacher’s renowned red helmet, and six star designs that reflect his victories.

Two Rare Timepieces Owned by Michael Schumacher

Two Rare Timepieces Owned by Michael Schumacher

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In 2004, Schumacher was gifted with the unique F.P. Journe Vagabondage 1 Model watch to commemorate his seventh F1 World Championship triumph, continuing in the domain of Formula One collectibles. Surrounding the partially exposed 18k gold movement is the dial, which displays a striking Ferrari red hue and decorations paying respect to the winner.

Before going up for auction at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues by Christie’s in Geneva, these extraordinary timepieces will be on display for preview at a touring exhibition that will stop in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Dubai, and New York from now until May 12. May 13, 2024, at 2 p.m. Geneva time, is when the Rare Watches Live Auction is set to take place.

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