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When it comes to splashing the cash, millionaires, celebrities and the super rich seem to have no issue with opening their wallets for 'must have' items.
The Van Cleef & Aprels 'Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium' watch contains a model of the six planets closest to our sun, each represented with a precious stone.
The planets rotate around a rose gold sun in real time to give an accurate time reading without any actual hands.
It'll be a certain talking point at dinner parties and is a snip at $278,000.
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