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Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction Raises $6.2 Million

The fourth Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction took place on September 23 at the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco, in the presence H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The biggest charity event on the Swiss watch industry’s calendar raised more than $6.2 million for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research.

Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction

Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction

The auction featured a collection of 40 timepieces created specifically for the auction from the top brands in the Swiss watch industry. The pieces went on a world tour to Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York, Milan, Geneva and Monaco prior to the sale.

As par for the course in the timepiece auction world, a Patek Phillipe attracted the highest bid of the evening for its Ref. 3939. Patek Philippe Manually wound wristwatch with Minute Repeater and Tourbillon, fetched the highest amount at the Only Watch 2011 and was sold for magnificent price of $1.9 Million. The watch features a black enamel dial with white gold Breguet numerals, a stainless steel Patek Philippe prong buckle, and three interchangeable stainless steel solid case back. The watch with a 33mm diameter was presented in along with a Certificate of Origin, a certificate of unique piece and a rate accuracy certificate.

Patek Philippe Ref. 3939 manual winding minute repeater with tourbillon in stainless steel

The Only Watch Patek Philippe Tourbillon

The list of the 40 watches for 2011 Only Watch auction with their estimate:

  • Lot 1 : Audemars Piguet, Jules Audemars. Estimate € 35.000 to € 45.000. Result € 38.000.
  • Lot 2 : Bell & Ross, BR01 Casino. Estimate € 20.000 to € 40.000. Result € 18.000.
  • Lot 3 : Blancpain, Villeret. Estimate € 45.000 to € 65.000. Result € 42.000.
  • Lot 4 : Bernhard Lederer, Gagarin Tourbillon. Estimate € 200.000 to € 300.000. Result € 300.000.
  • Lot 5 : Bovet, Amadeo Dragon & Phoenix. Estimate € 180.000 to € 220.000. Result € 70.000.
  • Lot 6 : Breguet, Grande Comlication. Estimate € 80.000 to € 120.000. Result € 120.000.
  • Lot 7 : Celcius, X VI II. Estimate € 40.000 to € 60.000. Result € 75.000.
  • Lot 8 : Chanel, J12 Marine. Estimate € 15.000 to € 20.000. Result € 21.000.
  • Lot 9 : Chaumet, Dandy Arty. Estimate € 10.000 to € 15.000. Result € 4.500.
  • Lot 10 : Chopard, L.U.C. Engine One. Estimate € 50.000 to € 70.000. Result € 35.000.
  • Lot 11 : Corum, Golden Bridge. Estimate € 55.000 to € 70.000. Result € 50.000.
  • Lot 12 : Cyrus, Klepcys. Estimate € 70.000 to € 90.000. Result € 62.000.
  • Lot 13 : De Bethune, 08-01-1297 DB25 . Estimate € 100.000 to € 150.000. Result € 80.000.
  • Lot 14 : de La Cour, Mourinho City Ego. Estimate € 15.000 to € 25.000. Result € 7.500.
  • Lot 15 : DeWitt, Concept watch No. 3 X-Watch. Estimate € 350.000 to € 500.000. Result € 410.000.
  • Lot 16 : Franck Muller, Crazy Hours. Estimate € 20.000 to € 40.000. Result € 44.000.
  • Lot 17 : Frederique Constant, Family Set of Four. Estimate € 13.000 to € 18.000. Result € 22.000.
  • Lot 18 : Girard-Perregaux, “WW.TC” Titanium Oxide. Estimate € 25.000 to € 45.000. Result € 29.000.
  • Lot 19 : Glashütte Original, Senator Chronometer. Estimate € 30.000 to € 50.000. Result € 37.000.
  • Lot 20 : Harry Winston, Midnight GMT Tourbillon. Estimate € 200.000 to € 250.000. Result € 160.000.
  • Lot 21 : Hermes, Arceau Le Temps Suspendu. Estimate € 30.000 to € 40.000. Result € 27.000.
  • Lot 22 : Hublot, Oceanographic 4000. Estimate € 30.000 to € 40.000. Result € 33.000.
  • Lot 23 : Ikepod, Hour Glass. Estimate € 15.000 to € 25.000. Result € 23.000.
  • Lot 24 : Jaquet Droz, Petite Heure Minute Monaco. Estimate € 30.000 to € 40.000. Result € 32.000.
  • Lot 25 : Laurent Ferrier, Prototype. Estimate € 25.000 to € 35.000. Result € 31.000.
  • Lot 26 : Louis Vuitton, Tambour Diving II Chronograph. Estimate € 40.000 to € 60.000. Result € 26.000.
  • Lot 27 : Maurice Lacroix, Masterpiece Roue Carée Seconde. Estimate € 8.000 to € 12.000. Result € 11.000.
  • Lot 28 : MB&F, HM4 Thunderbolt Flying Panda. Estimate € 170.000 to € 230.000. Result € 170.000.
  • Lot 29 : Montblanc, Coll. Villeret 1958 Vintage Pulsograph. Estimate € 40.000 to € 50.000. Result € 30.000.
  • Lot 30 : Patek Philippe, Ref. 3939. Estimate € 450.000 to € 650.000. Result € 1.400.000.
  • Lot 31 : Piaget, Altiplano Skeleton. Estimate € 25.000 to € 35.000. Result € 54.000.
  • Lot 32 : Richard Mille, RM 027 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal. Estimate € 400.000 to € 600.000. Result € 510.000.
  • Lot 33 : Romain Jerome, Rock the Rock DNA. Estimate € 10.000 to € 12.000. Result € 11.000.
  • Lot 34 : TAG Heuer, Monaco Mikrograph 1/100th. Estimate € 50.000 to € 70.000. Result € 44.000.
  • Lot 35 : Ulysse Nardin, Freak Diavolo. Estimate € 75.000 to € 100.000. Result € 125.000.
  • Lot 36 : Urwerk, UR-103 Phoenix. Estimate € 70.000 to € 90.000. Result € 55.000.
  • Lot 37 : Vacheron Constantin, Metiers d’Art. Estimate € 80.000 to € 120.000. Result € 90.000.
  • Lot 38 : Van Cleef & Arpels, Poetic Complication. Estimate € 100.000 to € 150.000. Result € 215.000.
  • Lot 39 : Vulcain, Skeleton Cricket. Estimate € 25.000 to € 45.000. Result € 11.500.
  • Lot 40 : Zenith, Set of 2 Captain Chronograph. Estimate € 25.000 to € 30.000. Result € 20.000.
Albert II, Prince of Monaco at Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction

Albert II, Prince of Monaco at Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction

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