On December 11, Tiffany & Co. released its history-making collaboration with Patek Philippe. The watchmaker's Nautilus Ref. 5711 had received a "Tiffany Blue" face – and then it re-sold at $6.5 million just days after the drop.

The limited-edition collaboration celebrates Patek Philippe's 170-year anniversary, and therefore, only 170 pieces exist. The watch initially retailed at $52,635, and was offered to VIP clients. One of them is now on the wrist of Jay-Z.

After being photographed promoting Netflix movie The Harder They Fall (which he has a production credit in!), fans quickly noticed that the rapper was wearing the exclusive watch, immediately speculating that he could have been the buyer who spent $6.5 million on the timepiece.

As wild as that would be, it is highly unlikely.

Earlier this year, Jay-Z became a Tiffany & Co. ambassador alongside his wife (and our queen) Beyoncé, and the couple starred in a handful of campaigns – Bey even wore Tiffany jewelry for her Harper's Bazaar covers. This means that Hov was most likely allocated one of the 170 pieces by the Tiffany team (shoutout Alexandre Arnault) or, wait for it, received an early Christmas present from the jewelry maker.

At the end of the day, even if Jay did have to buy the watch for $6.5 million, that is pocket change for a guy who's got a net worth of $1.4 billion.

Regardless of how Jay-Z ended up with the watch, he flexed the Nautilus Ref. 5711 next to Jeymes Samuel, and was snapped by Alex Todd, sending fans into a frenzy.

Now, all we're keeping an eye out for are the remaining 169 watches – and their owners. Until we find them, we're just going to have to think about the fact that Jay-Z is wearing $6.5 million on his wrist.

What To Read Next

*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.