By Jovan Krstevski

 

 

 

Watch Charity Auction in Monaco

Yesterday,  in the ‘Salle Belle Epoque’ of the Hôtel Hermitage, the Principality of Monaco hosted the fifth edition of the exceptional ‘Only Watch’ 100% proceed charity watch auction benefiting research for DMD “Duchenne muscular dystrophy”. Each of the watches submitted are unique and donated by the brands that are participaiting. There was 33 lots including 1 lot with 14 bottles of vintage Lanson Champagne. Patek Philippe 5004 Titanium is the biggest winner here, and was sold for € 2.950.000 which is an outstanding sale.

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 Patek Philippe 5004 Titanium
 

Participating brands include:

Backes & Strauss, Bell & Ross, Blancpain, Breguet, Chanel, Chopard, Chronoswiss, Corum, De Bethune, Dewitt, Girard-Perregaux, Harry Winston, Hublot, Ikepod, Jaquet Droz, Louis Vuitton, Montblanc, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Richard Mille, Roger Dubuis, Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin and Zenith amongst others.

For pictures of all watches please have a look at: Only Watch 2013 auction catalogue.

– Lot # 1: Backes and Strauss, Victoria Princess Red Heart – € 50.000,= – € 75.000,= -> € 55.000,=
– Lot # 2: Bell & Ross, Flight Instrument Collection Orange – € 24.000,= – € 32.000,= -> € 32.000,=
– Lot # 3: Blancpain, White Dove – € 40.000,= – € 60.000,= -> € 40.000,=
– Lot # 4: Breguet, Classique Chronograph 5284 – € 100.000,= – € 120.000,= -> € 120.000,=
– Lot # 5: Chanel, Premiere Flying Tourbillon – € 150.000,= – € 200.000,= -> € 75.000,=

– Lot # 6: Chopard, L.U.C. Tourbillon Engraved – € 120.000,= – € 160.000,= -> € 65.000,=
– Lot # 7: Christophe Claret, X-Trem-1 Pinball – € 230.000,= – € 300.000,= -> € 100.000,=
– Lot # 8: Chronoswiss, The Three Apes – € 22.000,= – € 32.000,= -> € 42.000,=
– Lot # 9: Corum, Ti-Bridge 3 Day Power Reserve – € 20.000,= – € 30.000,= -> € 55.000,=
– Lot #10: Cyrus, Kambys – € 40.000,= – € 45.000,= -> € 40.000,=

– Lot #11: De Bethune, DB28 Skybridge MC – € 100.000,= – € 130.000,= -> € 95.000,=
– Lot #12: deLaCour, Red Dots – € 10.000,= – € 14.000,= -> € 16.000,=
– Lot #13: DeWitt, Twenty-8 Skeleton Tourbillon – € 250.000,= – € 300.000,= -> € 120.000,=
– Lot #14: Frédérique Constant, Double Heart – € 12.000,= – € 16.000,= -> € 13.000,=
– Lot #15: Girard-Perregaux, Chrono Hawk – € 14.000,= – € 18.000,= -> € 32.000,=

– Lot #16: Harry Winston, Midnight Big Date – € 25.000,= – € 35.000,= -> € 25.000,=
– Lot #17: Hublot, Classic Fusion Skeleton Tourbillon Red Ceramic – € 80.000,= – € 110.000,= -> € 100.000,=
– Lot #18: Ikepod, Horizon – € 5.000,= – € 8.000,= -> € 7.000,=
– Lot #19: Jaquet Droz, The Loving Buttery Fly – € 30.000,= – € 50.000,= -> € 27.000,=
– Lot #20: Julien Coudray 1518, Manufactura 1528 – € 55.000,= – € 80.000,= -> € 60.000,=

– Lot #21: Laurent Ferrier, Galet Classic Tourbillon Double Spirale – € 100.000,= – € 120.000,= -> € 130.000,=
– Lot #22: Louis Vuitton, Tambour Spin Time Regatta – € 60.000,= – € 80.000,= -> € 40.000,=
– Lot #23: Maurice Lacroix, Masterpiece Seconde Mysterieuse – € 15.000,= – € 20.000,= -> € 30.000,=
– Lot #24: Montblanc, Nicolas Rieussec Rising Hours – € 15.000,= – € 20.000,= -> € 17.000,=
– Lot #25: Patek Philippe, 5004T – € 400.000,= – € 600.000,= -> € 2.950.000,=

– Lot #26: Piaget, Altiplano Skeleton 1200S – € 40.000,= – € 60.000,= -> € 42.000,=
– Lot #27: Richard Mille Tourbillon Prototype Yohan Blake – € 450.000,= – € 500.000,= -> € 350.000,=
– Lot #28: Roger Dubuis, La Monégasque – € 120.000,= – € 160.000,= -> € 70.000,=
– Lot #29: Armin Strom, One Week Skeleton Water – € 35.000,= – € 40.000,= -> € 32.000,=
– Lot #30: Ulysse Nardin, Marine Chronometer Manufacture – € 30.000,= – € 40.000,= -> € 45.000,=

– Lot #31: Vacheron Constantin, Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time – € 90.000,= – € 120.000,= -> € 100.000,=
– Lot #32: Van Cleef & Arpels, Lady Arpels une journée a Monaco – € 80.000,= – € 100.000,= -> € 60.000,=
– Lot #33: Zenith, Stratos Flyback tribute to Felix Baumgartner – € 40.000,= – € 160.000,= -> € 45.000,=

Including Lot #34, 14 bottles of vintage Lanson champagne (€ 36.000,=) the total result of the auction is ended at a stunning € 5.066.000,=.

Most of the auction results were a bit disappointing and sometimes far below the estimates, however of happily the show stopper saved the total results.