Omega Watch Formerly Owned by Elvis Presley Up for Auction
The popular rock icon, Elvis Presley has another item with which fans can remember him by: his Omega wristwatch, which is expected to go on the block during the Geneva Watch Auction on May 12 to 13 at Hôtel La Réserve in Geneva.
While the singer was performing at a charity event in 1961, RCA Records presented him with an 18-karat white gold dress watch set with 44 brilliant-cut diamonds on the bezel. The Omega watch was designed to mark his milestone of selling 75 million records. The watch was purchased at Tiffany & Co. and has the signature of the retailer on the dial below the O. The case back also bears the inscription “To Elvis, 75 Million Records, RCA Victor, 12-25-60”. Commemorating the date of his achievement.
Elvis’s Omega watch is expected to fetch a high price during the May auction.