Delving into one of the conundrums of the watch market.
A benchmark for the Simplicity has been established with three having just sold at auction.
A white gold, 37mm Simplicity sold for a record - which might be rivalled very soon.
The landmark Dufour Simplicity has never before been offered at auction, until now.
Now a holy grail of independent watchmaking for many, the Philippe Dufour Simplicity is rightly regarded as the wristwatch with the most exquisite movement decoration in modern times. This is a look at the first Simplicity ever made, the prototype numbered "000" that's now always on Dufour's wrist.
Philippe Dufour was the first watchmaker to put the most complex of complications into a wristwatch with his grande and petite sonnerie of 1992. Here's a close-up, exhaustive examination of one of these extraordinary timepieces.
Exclusive: Revealing Four, Just-Delivered Philippe Dufour Simplicity “Special Editions” Beyond the Original RunWidely regarded as the timepiece with the most remarkable movement decoration made in recent history, the Philippe Dufour Simplicity has become a cult object prized by collectors, especially since only 200 were made - until now.