This year world’s best luxury brands once again unite for the Only Watch charity auction organized by Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies, the Phillips Watch Department in association with Bacs & Russo, and the Monaco Yacht Show! Its 6th edition will take place on 7 November 2015 in Geneva. 44 exclusive one-of-a-kind new design watches will be sold to support for medical and scientific research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases. The pre-sale international tour will stop in 6 high-profile destinations around the world, starting from Monaco on 23-26 September 2015 and including Hong Kong, Beijing, New York, London, and finally Geneva. Let’s look at some most prominent high-end luxury watches that will be auctioned in November!
Hublot Classic Fusion Britto
For Only Watch 2015, Hublot and the Brazilian artist and sculptor Romero Britto have created an exceptional Classic Fusion luxury watch. This unique timepiece truly differs from others! The fact is that it will be presented at the auction together with the canvas that has inspired the brand’s watchmakers. Moreover, the Classic Fusion Only Watch Britto represents a perfect combination of the Romero Britto’s cubism, pop art, and traditional art of enameling. The result speaks for itself! The white gold dial with colorful enameled pattern, topped by an anti-reflective sapphire crystal, is enclosed in a polished black ceramic case that measures 45mm in diameter and has water resistance up to 50 meters. This piece of brand new watches is equipped with a hand-winding movement, caliber HUB1302, which provides 90 hours of power reserve. The model is presented on a red alligator leather and rubber strap closed by a black PVD-coated steel folding clasp.
Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Mecaniques Ajourees
In early 2014, Vacheron Constantin presented its Métiers d’Art Mécaniques Ajourées series of high-end luxury watches for men. The new models were encrusted with precious stones and featured enamel Grand Feu inner rings in black, blue, or grey colors. For Only Watch 2015, the brand has created a unique luxury watch in white gold, with red enamel inner ring that combines two worlds, architecture and Haute Horlogerie. Distinguished by the extremely high level of finishing, this exclusive timepiece symbolizes the golden age of the industrial revolution. The model is powered by the 4400SQ caliber that beats at the frequency of 28,800 vph and ensures 65 hours of power reserve. It comes with a black alligator leather strap.
Blancpain Villeret Traditional Chinese Calendar
Blancpain takes part in the 6th edition of the Only Watch charity auction with its unique and outstanding Villeret Traditional Chinese Calendar luxury watch. This exclusive model with Blancpain “Traditional Chinese calendar” complication first presented in 2012 is based on the fundamental principles of the centuries-old Chinese traditions. Hours, minutes, and the Gregorian calendar have been united with the main elements of the famous Chinese calendar, including five elements and ten celestial stems, signs of the zodiac, as well as day, month, leap cycles, and traditional double-hour indication. This one-of-a-kind piece of Blancpain stylish watches for men features a 45mm 18k rose gold case equipped with a black enamel dial. The model is presented on a brown alligator leather strap.
These were only 3 of 44 exceptional high-end luxury watches for men and women to be put up for sale at the Only Watch auction. We are looking forward to seeing this fabulous event and its results!