Blackberry 8700

Lot 4

Product Description

Jacob & Co. Blackberry 8700 Encased in Solid Gold


Pharrell Williams

Product Note

If you know you know. If you were there then, then you know that the Blackberry was the pre-iPhone status symbol if your status was ‘never not working’. In 2009, Pharrell partnered with Jacob & Co. to set status to ‘stunt’. The original plastic case of Pharrell’s Blackberry 8700 was cast in 14K gold, giving him the ability to send, as he put it, ”golden messages.”