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Fireworks in Monte Carlo; 34 exceptional wristwatches raise € 1,907,000 at auction for research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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”.

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Watches on sale / Results

Lot N°01

“Navigation Pleasure”
Andersen Genève “Eros” Pièce Unique. Sold for € 60,000
Very fine and unique 18K white gold, cushion-shaped, reversible gentleman’s wrist watch with marquetry dial and erotic automaton scene.

Lot N°02

“T21 Muonionalusta Tourbillon”
Antoine Preziuso, Genève, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 60,000
A fine and unique gentleman’s wristwatch precision milled from a single piece of the Muonionalusta meteorite with 1-minute tourbillon regulator.

Lot N°03

“New Royal Oak”
Audemars Piguet, Brassus et Genève, No. 1. Sold for € 16,000
A very fine stainless steel, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with integral bracelet, date and special dial.

Lot N°04

“Leman Only Watch 2005”
Blancpain, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 30,000
A very fine and unique 18K red gold, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with Grande Date.

Lot N°05

“Compassion”
Bovet, Fleurier, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 75,000
A very fine and unique 18K rose gold, self-winding gentleman’s wrist watch with hand-painted, mother-of-pearl dial.

Lot N°06

“The Marine 5817PR”
Breguet, No. 1/7. Sold for € 110,000
A very fine and equally rare 18K pink gold and platinum self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with large date and specially engraved movement.

Lot N°07

“L.U.C. 4R Quattro Regulator Only Watch 2005”
Chopard Genève, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 34,000
A very fine and unique Palladium, 8-day going gentleman’s wristwatch with date and second time zone.

Lot N°08

“The Golden Bridge Only Watch 2005”
Corum, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 50,000
A fine and unique 18K white gold gentleman’s wristwatch with hand-painted miniature after an original by Hans Erni and 18K white gold movement.

Lot N°09

“DB S 8-day Prototype”
de Bethune. Pre-production Prototype. Pièce Unique. Sold for € 36,000
A very fine and unique, platinum, 8-day going gentleman’s wristwatch with 3-dimensional moon-phase..

Lot N°10

“The Instrumento Grande Open Date”
de GRISOGONO, No. 001. Sold for € 20,000
A fine and rare 18K pink gold, self-winding, gentleman’s wrist watch with Grande Date.

Lot N°11

“The Bichrono Hommage”
deLaCour, Genève, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 16,000
A fine and unique stainless steel gentleman’s wristwatch with complete double chronograph and precious wood dial.

Lot N°12

“Tourbillon Différentiel Academia Espoir 2005”
DeWitt, Genève, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 120,000
Very fine and unique titanium, red gold and academia rubber, gentleman’s wristwatch with 1-minute tourbillon.

Lot N°13

“Kontiki GMT Only Watch 05”
Eterna, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 11,000
A 18K red gold, self-winding gentleman’s world-time wristwatch with second time.

Lot N°14

“Crazy Hours Monte Carlo”
Franck Muller, Genève, No. 1. Sold for € 35,000
A fine 18K white gold, self-winding gentleman’s wrist watch with random hour indication.

Lot N°15

“The Heart Beat”
Frédérique Constant, Genève, No. 01. Sold for € 12,000
A fine 18K rose gold, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with date, phases of the moon and visible escapement.

Lot N°16

"Fantasy Racing"
Gerald Genta, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 16,000
A fine and unique 18K white gold, self-winding gentleman's wristwatch with jumping hours and retrograde minutes.

Lot N°17

“Starlight”
Harry Winston , “Excenter Bi-retro” Pièce Unique. Sold for € 65,000
A diamond-set, 18K white gold, self-winding lady’s wristwatch with retrograde seconds and day.

Lot N°18

“The Solo T”
Hublot MDM, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 60,000
A fine and unique 18K white gold, gentleman’s wristwatch with 1-minute flying tourbillon regulator.

Lot N°19

“Engineer”
International Watch Co., Schaffhausen No. 1. sold for € 13,000
A fine and rare stainless steel, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with date, antimagnetic to 8,000 A/m.

Lot N°20

“Reverso Duetto”
Jaeger-LeCoultre, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 110,000
A fine and unique pink sapphire and diamond-set, 18K white gold lady’s reversible wrist watch.

Lot N°21

“Grande Seconde Algue Petrifiée”
Jacquet Droz, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 32,000
A very fine and unique, 18K white gold, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with petrified Algae dial.

Lot N°22

“The Year of the Rooster Commemoration”
Kiu Tai Yu, Hong Kong, Prototype No. 00. Sold for € 11,000
A fine and rare 18K white gold, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch.

Lot N°23

“Tambour Diving”
Louis Vuitton, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 42,000
A very fine and unique 18K pink gold self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with revolving dive-timer and date.

Lot N°24

“Platinum Radiomir GMT”
Officine Panerai, Pièce unique. Sold for € 76,000
A very fine and unique platinum, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with date and second time zone indication.

Lot N°25

“De Ville Rattrapante”
Omega, No. 001. Sold for € 30,000
A very fine and rare platinum, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with split-second chronograph, hour and minute-recorders and date.

Lot N°26

“En hommage à G. B. A. Duchenne”
Parmigiani Fleurier, Pièce Unique Sold for € 40,000
A very fine and unique 18K pink gold, 8-day going gentleman’s wristwatch with engraved portrait of Dr. G.B.A. Duchenne, who first diagnosed the Myscular Dystrophy.

Lot N°27

“Cabriolet”
Patek Philippe Genève, “Ref. 5099/101RG”, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 120,000
A fine and unique diamond and yellow sapphire 18K pink and white gold gentleman’s wristwatch with concealed dial.

Lot N°28

“Rectangle à l’Ancienne XL”
Piaget, Genève, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 48,000
A very fine and rare 18K pink gold, large size gentleman’s wristwatch with retrograde seconds, power reserve indicator and date.

Lot N°29

“Grande Date”
Pierre Kunz, Genève, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 20,000
A very fine and unique 18K red gold, self-winding gentleman’s wrist watch with retrograde seconds and date.

Lot N°30

“Richard Mille by Philippe Starck”
Richard Mille, Case by Philippe Starck, Modèle Unique. Sold for € 285,000
Ref. 005-1A, highly unusual and unique, oversized, white gold, gentleman’s wristwatch with large date.

Lot N°31

“Only One Swatch”
Swatch. Modèle Unique. Sold for € 12,000
A fine and unique stainless steel, plastic and crystal lady’s wristwatch.

Lot N°32

“The Maxi Marine Chronometer”
Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 32,000
Very fine and unique, stainless steel, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with power reserve, large date and blue enamel dial.

Lot N°33

“Only Watch 05 Malte Tourbillon”
Vacheron Constantin, Genève, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 120,000
A very fine and unique stainless steel, gentleman’s wrist watch with 1-minute tourbillon regulator, power reserve, date, pink gold dial and ruthenium-finished movement.

Lot N°34

“Grande Chronomaster XXT Tourbillon”
Zenith, El Primero, Pièce Unique. Sold for € 90,000
A very fine and unique 18K white gold, self-winding gentleman’s wristwatch with 1-minute tourbillon regulator, chronograph and date.

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