Pablo Picasso's personalised wristwatch has sold for £150,000 following a bidding war.

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Pictured: Picasso took it off his wrist and gifted it to his friend, the late Greek sculptor Lela Kanellopoulou, as he was so taken by her beauty. Lela, who he called 'La Belle Helene', treasured the watch for the rest of her life and it was sold by her family member with auctioneers Bonhams in their Paris watch sale.<br />
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Pablo Picasso's personalised wristwatch has sold for £150,000 following a bidding war - ten times its estimate.<br />
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The Spanish painter had the timepiece made with the letters of his name as hour markers instead of numbers or Roman numerals.<br />
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He was often photographed in the steel bracelet watch which was produced in circa 1960 by Swiss manufacturer Michael Z Berger.