Features

Only Watch raises CHF 38,593,000 for charity

Only watch raises CHF 38,593,000 for charity, with one watch selling for CHF 31,000,000, making it the most expensive watch ever sold!

By

The story begins in 2004 with a father called Luc Pettavino whose late son suffered from muscular dystrophy. Pettavino had always been an active fundraiser for research into his son’s illnessa devastating myopathy that affects one in 3,000 male birthsorganizing events and auctions to raise money. He had some contacts in the watch industry thanks to his work at the Monaco Yacht Show and one day had the brilliant idea to create a watch-only auction called Only Watch, where all the proceeds would help further research.

Only Watch takes place every two years and this year marked the eighth edition of the auction with 50 brands taking part and CHF 38,593,000 raised for charity.

AKRIVIA

Price realised: CHF 360,000

ANDERSON GENEVE

Price realised: CHF 70,000

ARMIN STROM

Price realised: CHF 50,000

ARNOLD & SON

Price realised: CHF 26,000

ARTYA

Price realised: CHF 27,000

ATELIERS DE MONACO

Price realised: CHF 24,000

AUDEMARS PIGUET

Price realised: CHF 1,000,000

BELL & ROSS

Price realised: CHF 55,000

BLANCPAIN

Price realised: CHF 45,000

BOUCHERON

Price realised: CHF 130,000

BOVET

Price realised: CHF 280,000

BREGUET

Price realised: CHF 210,000

CARL F. BUCHERER

Price realised: CHF 60,000

CHANEL

Price realised: CHF 130,000

CHRISTOPHE CLARET

Price realised: CHF 70,000

CYRUS

Price realised: CHF 42,000

CZAPEK

Price realised: CHF 110,000

DE BETHUNE AND URWERK

Price realised: CHF 300,000

DEWITT

Price realised: CHF 45,000

F. P. JOURNE

Price realised: CHF 1,800,000

FABERGE

Price realised: CHF 70,000

FERDINAND BERTHOUD

Price realised: CHF 150’000

FREDERIQUE CONSTANT

Price realised: CHF 60,000

GIRARD-PERREGAUX

Price realised: CHF 24,000

GRONEFELD

Price realised:CHF 70,000

H. MOSER & CIE.

Price realised: CHF 48,000

HERMES

Price realised: 210,000

HUBLOT

Price realised: CHF 240,000

JACOB & CO

Price realised: CHF 75,000

JAEGER-LECOULTRE

Price realised: CHF 60’000

JAQUET DROZ

Price realised: 45,000

KONSTANTIN CHAYKIN

Price realised: CHF 70,000

LOUIS MOINET

Price realised: CHF 42,000

LOUIS VUITTON

Price realised: CHF 280,000

MAURICE LACROIX

Price realised: CHF 17,000

MB&F and L’EPEE 1839

Price realised: CHF 85,000

MONTBLANC

Price realised: CHF 100,000

MORITZ GROSSMAN

Price realised: CHF 36,000

PATEK PHILIPPE

Price realised: CHF 31,000,000

 

PIAGET

Price realised: CHF 48’000

REBELLION

Price realised: CHF 24,000

RICHARD MILLE

Price realised: CHF 320,000

RJ

Price realised: CHF 24,000

SINGER

Price realised: CHF 45,000

SPEAKE-MARIN

Price realised: CHF 20,000

TRILOBE

Price realised: CHF 26,000

TUDOR

Price realised: CHF 350’000

ULYSSE NARDIN

Price realised: CHF 35,000

VOUTILAINEN

Price realised: CHF 110,000

ZENITH

Price realised: CHF 75,000

“With Only Watch, everyone creates beauty to do good, meaning in this case, supporting the work of dozens of researchers around the world, financing studies, purchasing material, creating biotech companies in the chemistry and biology sector…to bring the science to the clinic and one day maybe to find a cure. We have done a lot already and are conscious that there is still much to be done and that this initiative needs, more than ever, help and support.” Luc Pettavino.

Tags

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,