Today's offering showcases this very cool and elegant diamond watch gifted by Beatle's drummer and vocalist Ringo Starr to commemorate his 2003 All-Starr band tour. It is in like new-old-stock condition.
The Beatles are the best-selling music act of all time, with estimated sales of 600 million units worldwide. They are the best-selling act in the US, with certified sales of 183 million units.
In 2008, the group topped Billboard's list of the all-time most successful artists on the Billboard Hot 100. Time magazine named them among the 20th century's 100 most important people.
This watch was custom made for Mr. Starr - whose real name is Sir Richard Starkey - and features the name of his band, logo and tour date on the dial accompanied by two diamonds.
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band is a live rock supergroup which features Mr. Starr and an ever-changing group of other legends. The All-Starrs have included Bruce Springsteen, Steven Tyler, Sir Paul McCartney, Slash, Stevie Nicks, Peter Frampton, John Candy, and many others. The band has consistently toured for over thirty years.
The watch is in like new-old-stock condition and appears to have only been worn a handful of times. It comes with its original boxes.
We have installed a new battery and performed any needed servicing making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
The watch comes from a member of the tour. Accompanying the watch is a statement of provenance from a respected offering house.
Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function. Our new Celebrity Collection:
I'm excited to have recently launched a new collection that is composed of watches owned by iconic celebrities. It will be constantly changing and is currently headlined by watches and clocks owned by some of the most legendary Hollywood actors and actresses, musicians, comedians, and entertainers:
- The King, Elvis Presley.
- The King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
- The King of Comedy, Jerry Lewis.
- Hollywood icons Steve Martin, Burt Reynolds, Olivia Newton-John, Bob Hope, and Mickey Rooney.
- Legendary musicians Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, and Beattles drummer Ringo Starr.
- Further filling the current collection are watches from King Edward VIII and the Duchess of Windsor, beloved Hollywood host Ed Sullivan, heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey, Academy award-winning actresses Loretta Young and Doris Day, Emmy award-winning actress Valerie Harper, and fashion designer to the stars Nolan Miller.
- It also includes rare watches given by heads of state: A prototype 18K gold Buren Microrotor gifted by His Royal Majesty Ibn Saud, former King of Saudi Arabia; a Felsa given by former Libyan Colonel and Head of State Muammar Al Qathafi; and a Longines given by Highness Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa former Prime Minister of the State of Bahrain. All three watches are new-old-stock in presentation shadow box frames with photos.
Recently sold was a watch given a handful of years after the Civil War concluded by the Vice President Elect to honor an Army commander who went on to receive the Medal of Honor.
This is a significant, exciting, and constantly changing new collection you won't want to miss! Stay tuned over the coming weeks for photos of other special pieces from the collection!
To view the first few already up for sale follow this link: https://shop.connoisseuroftime.com/collections/our-celebrity-owned-historical-event-watches?page=1&sort_by=created-descending
Country of origin: Switzerland / USA
Functions: Hours, Minutes and Sweep Seconds
Designed for: Mens
Case material: Stainless steel and base metal
Case condition: Mint. It appears to have been stored away for all of its life and worn only a handful of times.
Dimensions: 36mm diameter (excluding crown) by 39mm long lug tip to tip
Dial: Gold tone, features the name of his band, logo and tour date on the dial, set with two diamonds.
Hands: Original, gold "batons"
Movement type: Swiss ETA, caliber F06.111
Band: Original, leather, signed Jostens
Servicing: We have installed a new battery and performed any needed servicing making it ready for immediate enjoyment. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email email@example.com for details.
Box/Papers: BOX - Original boxes; PAPERS - Statement of provenance from a respected auction house.
Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
We offer a 100%
satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way
unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime
within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our
client's expectations throughout the buying experience.
All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially
constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All
watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic
shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail,
and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier.
International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.
The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any
required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and
taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be
guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not
recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed
to be waterproof.