Brad Pitt buys Angelina Jolie £250,000 Patek Philippe Minute Repeater gold watch as pre-wedding present
The actor managed to buy the £250,000 custom-made Patek Philippe Minute Repeater - which is gold with a mother of pearl dial - despite customers normally having to join a 2-year waiting list.
'He wanted to buy Ange a unique gift that very few people own which is like a piece of art - and the highly sophisticated watch is just that,' says a source.
'It chimes sounds based on Big Ben and is constructed by hand.'
Brad, 48, and Angelina, 37 - who are parents to 6 children together - became engaged in April and are rumoured to be getting hitched at their French chateau.
It's thought that Brad will surprise his future wife with the expensive ticker before their nuptials.
'He went to Geneva to pick it up,' the source tells The Sun.
'It's believed he'll present it to Ange as a pre-wedding gift.'