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THE WATCHES OF ALBERT EINSTEIN, MARIE CURIE AND QUEEN VICTORIA HIGHLIGHT BORSHEIM'S EXHIBITION; WARREN BUFFETT TO HOST OFFICIAL OPENING CALIBRE 89', WORTH $6 MILLION, ALSO ON DISPLAY SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 1992, 12 NOON, OMAHA

THE WATCHES OF ALBERT EINSTEIN, MARIE CURIE AND QUEEN VICTORIA HIGHLIGHT
 BORSHEIM'S EXHIBITION; WARREN BUFFETT TO HOST OFFICIAL OPENING
 CALIBRE 89', WORTH $6 MILLION, ALSO ON DISPLAY
 SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 1992, 12 NOON, OMAHA
 WHAT: The official opening of an exhibit of priceless, elegantly crafted, classic timepieces from past and present. The collection is a selection from the 800-piece private treasury of master Swiss watchmaker, Patek Philippe.
 Never before seen in the Midwest, the exhibit includes personal timepieces of Queen Victoria (1851), Albert Einstein (1912), Marie Curie (1895) and other historic personages. Also on display: Calibre '89 -- the world's most complicated timepiece in white gold, currently for sale for $6 million. And the first Swiss wristwatch ever produced (1868, for Polish countess Kosewicz).
 This official opening is part of the Berkshire-Hathaway annual shareholders' meeting special events.
 WHO: Warren Buffett, chairman, Berkshire-Hathaway and 80 percent owner of Borsheim's, America's largest single unit jewelry store.
 Donald Yale, president and CEO of Borsheim's Fine Jewelry.
 Philippe Stern, vice president and managing director of Patek


Philippe of Geneva.
 WHEN: Sunday, April 26, 1992
 12:00 noon -- store opens to shareholders
 1 p.m. -- Warren Buffett ribbon cutting/unveiling of
 historic watch exhibition
 This exhibition will be open to the general public
 beginning Monday, April 27 - Saturday, May 2.
 There is no admission charge.
 WHERE: Borsheim's Fine Jewelry
 120 Regency Parkway
 Omaha, Neb.
 NOTES: B-roll of the seven key steps of watchmaking, close-ups


and detail of Patek Philippe craftsmanship available.
 CONTACT: Lisa Kovitz or Liz Rich of Hill and Knowlton, 212-697-5600, (weekday); or Mary Grace Diez or Tania O'Connell, 402-391-3464, ext. 102 (weekend), all for Patek Philippe/
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