Michael Schumacher’s luxurious watch assortment set to be auctioned off

Michael Schumacher‘s household plans to public sale off the legendary German F1 driver’s private luxurious watch assortment inside just a few weeks.

This growth comes amidst ongoing thriller surrounding Schumacher’s well being following a extreme mind damage sustained throughout a snowboarding accident in 2013. The choice to public sale off Schumacher‘s watches is reportedly being pushed by his spouse, Corinna, 55, who has beforehand offered different household belongings together with Schumacher‘s personal jet and a home in Norway.

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The upcoming public sale, to be held on Could 13 in Geneva, Switzerland, by British public sale home Christie’s, will characteristic eight watches from Schumacher‘s assortment. Notably, two of those watches are custom-made presents from Jean Todt, a detailed household buddy and former Ferrari boss.

One in every of these watches, a novel FP Journe Vagabondage 1 Mannequin offered to Schumacher by Todt throughout Christmas 2004 to rejoice his seventh world championship, is anticipated to fetch between 1.7 million {dollars} and three.4 million {dollars}.

The watch, adorned with the Ferrari emblem, Schumacher‘s helmet design, and symbols representing his seven titles, bears an engraved message from Todt to Schumacher. One other reward from Todt, a customized Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch from 2003, can also be a part of the public sale, estimated to promote for between 255,000 {dollars} and 425,000 {dollars}.

Christie’s will profit from the public sale

Moreover, 5 restricted version 2004 FP Journe watches can be obtainable, collectively anticipated to fetch between 1.8 million {dollars} and three million {dollars}.

Among the many notable items is a “traditionally essential, extraordinarily uncommon and extremely enticing” 14K gold Rolex Daytona gifted to Schumacher by his long-time supervisor, Willi Weber.

Weber, who expressed despair over Schumacher’s well being lately, disclosed that he had been estranged from the household since 2021.

Corinna, who has fiercely safeguarded Schumacher‘s privateness for the reason that accident, not revealing a lot about his situation, now manages the household’s substantial fortune of 970 million {dollars}.

Christie‘s expressed gratitude to the Schumacher household for entrusting them with these iconic timepieces and famous the importance of the public sale for each watch fanatics and Formulation 1 followers. The public sale home eagerly anticipates showcasing these distinctive objects and fascinating with passionate collectors throughout the upcoming occasion in Geneva.

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