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The Whisky Watch by Louis Moinet and Wealth Solutions

Marina Milojević | 04.12.17 | 11:23 PM

The house of Louis Moinet has partnered with Wealth Solutions, a Polish company that specializes in luxury collectibles, for a very special timepiece - the Whisky Watch. This utterly luxurious timepiece contains a sample of the oldest whiskey in the world, Old Vatted Glenlivet 1862, inside!

The bottle of Old Vatted Glenlivet is reputed to be the oldest whiskey in the world
The bottle of Old Vatted Glenlivet is reputed to be the oldest whiskey in the world

Self-described as an expert in building collections of rare alcoholic beverages, works of art, and watches, Wealth Solutions is also the founder of the Spirit Watches line made up of mechanical watches with rare and old alcoholic beverages inside. The band has previously collaborated with Speake-Marin for a special Rum Watch imbued with the spirit of Caribbean seas thanks to an alcohol capsule housing a drop of the 1780 Harewood Rum, the oldest rum in the world.

The bottle of Old Vatted Glenlivet is reputed to be the oldest whiskey in the world

In 2016 Armin Strom and Wealth Solutions have launched a limited edition of Cognac Watch, a timepiece with the drop of the oldest cognac sold at a public auction. This year, on the occasion of The Singapore Yacht Show 2017, Wealth Solutions unveiled the fruit of its collaboration with Louis Moinet - the unique Whisky Watch, limited to 50 pieces worldwide.

Louis Moinet Whisky Watch

The Whisky Watch, based on Louis Moinet’s Metropolis watch, is not only a time telling instrument, but also a genuine time capsule. Thanks to the exclusive Whisky capsule at 3 o’clock, housing a drop of Old Vatted Glenlivet 1862, this watch encapsulates the spirit of the 19th century Scotland. The whiskey is sourced from rare spirits collector Sukhinder Singh, owner of The Whisky Exchange.

Louis Moinet’s Whisky Watch measures 43.20 mm in diameter and 14.80 mm in thickness. Its case, composed of 55 pieces, houses the automatic LM45 caliber, designed and manufactured in-house. The movement beats at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, providing around 48 hours of power reserve. In addition to the exclusive Whisky capsule at 3 o’clock, the 3-level dial also shows indications for the hour and minute, and seconds at 9 o’clock. The watch is water resistant to 50 meters.

Louis Moinet the Whisky Watch steel

The Whisky watch is available in two limited editions: 40 with steel cases, priced at CHF18,000 / $17,000 USD each, and 10 with red gold cases, priced at CHF46,000/ $45,000 USD. If you think that a drop of the world’s oldest whiskey is not enough, with some luck you could even buy a whole bottle of Old Vatted Glenlivet 1862 for around $7,700. For more details about The Whiskhy Watch, visit louismoinet.com.

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