good cause It was estimated between $10,000 and $100,000
The famous Swatch watch on the wrist of Pope Francis. — Ilya Pitalev/SPUTNIK/SIPA
It’s a special lot that is offered; at auction until next November 30. The object has been handed over by its owner himself, for a good cause, to the Rago/Wright auction house. This is the watch of Pope Francis which, unlike some of its predecessors, had opted for for a simple model: a Swatch Once Again, reports Le Point.
With a value of 60 euros, the jewel is presented on a black plastic strap, with a white dial and a small date window. The watch is offered to collectors online only.
In two weeks, Pope Francis' personal Swatch will by auctioned off for charity in Wright Auction's "Once Upon A Time Watch Project" in support of The Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation. Learn more on Hodinkeehttps://t.co/1X7ycgD0wA
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She has been estimated between 10,000 and 100,000 dollars. Profits will be donated to; the Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation which allows students to continue to pursue higher education, thanks to; scholarships and encouragement.
In addition to the watch, an act of authenticity will be given to the buyer. It is signed by Don Fabio Salerno, Pope Francis' personal secretary. À this day, the highest bid is at $20,000.