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Huge collection of Swatch watches up for auction

Over 5,800 pieces will go under the hammer at Sotheby's in HK; "superlot" is expected to fetch more than US$1.3m

The collection is the pride and joy of Paul Dunkel, who has tracked down almost all the watches Swatch created in its first 25 years.

Hong Kong

ONE of the biggest private collections of Swatch watches in the world will go under the hammer in Hong Kong this week and is expected to fetch more than US$1.3 million.

Credited with breathing new life into the ailing Swiss watch industry after its launch in 1983, Swatch...

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