The Jacob & Co. Astronomia Casino, also known as Jacob & Co. Astronomia Gambler, is another unique creation from Jacob & Co., conceived, designed and produced to be another step toward their goal of ruling over the segment of preposterously over-engineered, fun, ultra-high-end watches — because such a thing does exist and has, in fact, existed for years.
We’ve got three watches: one for £2,000, one for £10,000 and one for £20,000. The question is, can you tell the difference?
Benjamin Clymer, the founder of the watch-enthusiast website Hodinkee, has become a timepiece adviser to the stars. Credit: Damon Winter/The New York Times
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