The world-renowned ‘Only Watch’ charity watch auction will be held on September 28 in the Principality of Monaco. This auction will be hosted by the famous watch auction house Antiquorum and sold by 38 companies The top watch makers made watches for the auction.
All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy-with the Antiquorum Auctioneers and the Monaco Yacht Show as co-sponsors of the Only Watch charity auction to support Research work on Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a condition that makes muscles extremely weak, with an average of 1 in 3,500 boys worldwide, and it affects 250,000 children, adolescents and young people worldwide.
The fifth Only Watch charity auction has begun in Geneva on December 20, 2012; Prince Albert II of Monaco, from left to right, is: Gaëlle Tallarida (General Manager of the Monaco Yacht Show), Luis Garcia ( CNRS Director of Scientific Research, French National Centre for Scientific Research, Monique Pettavino (Monaco Muscular Dystrophy Research Association), Julien Schaerer (Head of Antiquorum Auctioneers Geneva Office and Watch Specialist) and Peter Rigby (CEO of Informa Group)
The men’s and women’s timepieces made by the brands for the ‘Only Watch’ auction will begin a world tour from September 6th: Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, New York, Geneva, and finally three days at the Monaco Yacht Show Exhibition (September 25-28). The auction will be held on September 28th at 11am (GMT + 1) at the ‘Salle Belle Epoque’ (Belle Times Hall) at the Hôtel Hermitage Hotel in Monaco.
The brands identified as participating as of March 27, 2013 include:
Backes & Strauss, Bell & Ross, Blancpain, Breguet, Chanel, Chopard, ChronoSwiss, Christophe Claret, Corum Corum, Cyrus, deLaCour, De Bethune, DeWitt, Franck Muller Frank Mueller, Frédérique Constant, Girard Perregaux, Girard Perregaux, Glasshütte Original, Glashütte, Harry Winston, Heritage Watch Manufactory, Hublot, Ikepod, Jaquet Droz, Jacques Dro, Ladoire, Laurent Ferrier Fei, Louis Vuitton, Manufacture Royale, Maurice Lacroix, Montblanc Montblanc, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Richard Mille, Richard Mille, Roger Dubuis, Armin Strom, Ulysse Nardin Athens, Vacheron Constantin Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef & Arpels, Vulcain, Zenith.
The 5th ONLY WATCH Charity Auction
September 28, 2013 at 11:00 am (GMT + 1), Hôtel Hermitage, Monaco
This auction is sponsored by Prince Albert II of Monaco
Organized by the Monaco Muscular Dystrophy Research Association, Antiquorum Auctioneers, and the Monaco Yacht Show