Antiquorum Only Watch 05 Charity Auction
The Watch Quote™ - September 23rd, 2005
Thursday night, September 22, at the Monaco Yacht Show, in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Only Watch 05 charity auction of 34 unique wristwatches raised € 1,907,000 to fund important medical research helping children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
According to Osvaldo Patrizzi, chairman and CEO of Antiquorum who co-organized the auction, “the astounding amount raised by this auction, was exceptional however at the same time on par with the quality of the timepieces offered… It was also an acknowledgement to the generosity of the watch manufacturers as well as the efforts of all those involved; the Monaco Yacht Show, Antiquorum, ING Private Banking and especially the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy”.