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A favorite prize is the Gulfstream, the private jet of choice, with the latest model, the G550 ($47 million), the most coveted. It flies anywhere in the world nonstop, lands at large and small airports, connects wirelessly at 50,000 ft. (15,240 m) and receives 100% fresh air every 90 seconds. “
The watch of choice at present is the Patek Philippe. The top model retails for $800,000 to $900,000, and its purchase requires the following protocol: an interview with the company in Geneva, approval and placement on a waiting list of one to four years. Waiting lists and 10-figure net worths are like oil and water, however.
An entire industry is cropping up in response to the demand for ultra-unique and personal service—getting what one wants when one wants it. It’s called concierge. “Our members are people who have a lot more money than time,” says Ed Rosenthal, coo of the club Quintessentially.
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