Only Watch
Geneva Auction 7 November 2015 3pm
  • 1

    IWC

    Ref. IW324603
    Model: Ingenieur Automatic Edition “Tribute to Nico Rosberg”
    With the INGENIEUR Automatic Edition “Tribute to Nico Rosberg” in solid boron carbide, IWC Schaffhausen sets another milestone in watchmaking history: almost as hard as a diamond and as light as aluminium, boron carbide is an innovative material that unites incredible, contrasting qualities to deliver unique performance.

    Estimate CHF25,000 - 35,000

    Sold for CHF25,000

  • 2

    Jacob & Co.

    Ref. 500.101.20.NS.LG.UPA
    Model: Epic SF24 Only Watch Unique Piece
    A splendid fusion of nostalgia and mechanical innovation, the Epic SF24 transports the owner through time and space thanks to an ingenious system of miniaturized flap, indicating 24 hours’ time zone instantaneously.

    Estimate CHF60,000 - 70,000

    Sold for CHF50,000

  • 3

    Hublot

    Ref. 515.CS.0910.LR.OWM15 – One-off piece
    The Classic Fusion Only Watch Britto symbolises the fusion of time. It transposes an age-old art into one of the most modern designs. Britto's designs take on a three dimensional appearance in the two dimensional space of the dial.

    Estimate CHF80,000 - 120,000

    Sold for CHF135,000

  • 4

    Jaquet Droz

    Ref. J005031240
    Model: Petite Heure Minute Paillonnée
    A fine and unique, self-winding wristwatch with a bordeaux Grand Feu enamel dial decorated with paillons in a 43mm case in 18k yellow gold.

    Estimate CHF37,000 - 47,000

    Sold for CHF35,000

  • 5

    Hermès

    Model: Hermès In The Pocket
    Hermès is reviving the fundamental piece “In the Pocket” in a unique rose gold composition clad in a H red Swift calfskin. A pocket-watch that may be transformed at will into a wristwatch, it embodies both the historical leather hand craftsmanship of Hermès and its watchmaking development to the point of becoming a full-fledged Manufacture.

    Estimate CHF30,000 - 50,000

    Sold for CHF35,000

  • 6

    Laurent Ferrier

    Model: Galet Square
    Laurent Ferrier offers an unprecedented version of its latest model: powered by the micro-rotor movement with “échappement naturel”, this steel Galet Square has a two-tone silvered sector dial typical of the late 1930s and unique lugs specially created for the occasion.

    Estimate CHF30,000 - 40,000

    Sold for CHF62,000

  • 7

    Harry Winston

    Ref. OCEATZ44WW015
    Model: Ocean Dual Time Retrograde Only Watch
    Ocean Dual Time Retrograde Only Watch, mechanical automatic-winding movement, (functions: hours and minutes, retrograde second time-zone, Shuriken movement operating indicator), case in 18K white gold, blue alligator leather and black rubber strap.

    Estimate CHF35,000 - 45,000

    Sold for CHF50,000

  • 8

    Leroy

    Ref. 288/1
    Model: Chronomètre Observatoire Pièce Unique for Only Watch
    The “Chronomètre Observatoire – Pièce unique Only Watch” equipped with the new hand-wound L200 movement entirely developed and built in the Leroy Manufacture. Inspired by a time piece from the Leroy Museum the case, the dial and the movement are made of aluminium.

    Estimate CHF30,000 - 40,000

    Sold for CHF75,000

  • 9

    H. Moser & Cie

    Ref. 1341-0502
    Model: Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Only Watch
    Unique piece in titanium with a DLC finish, manufacture hand-wound calibre, perpetual calendar, big date, small seconds, power reserve indicator, leap year indicator, alligator leather strap with a pin buckle closure.

    Estimate CHF60,000 - 80,000

    Sold for CHF45,000

  • 10

    Louis Vuitton

    Model: Escale Worldtime Only Watch 2015 "The world is a dancefloor"
    At a time when borders are becoming increasingly blurred, Louis Vuitton is proposing an original interpretation of the "Worldtime" function which will appeal to globe-trotters and businessmen in search of fine, exclusive timepieces.

    Estimate CHF60,000 - 70,000

    Sold for CHF130,000

  • 11

    Girard-Perregaux

    Ref. 25882-21-1544BH4A
    Model: Vintage 1945 XXL, LARGE DATE AND MOON PHASES, ONLY WATCH
    For the first time ever, the mechanical heart of the Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 XXL LARGE DATE AND MOON PHASES is revealed in a titanium DLC case with a blue polycrystalline transparent dial.

    Estimate CHF15,000 - 23,000

    Sold for CHF38,000

  • 12

    Maurice Lacroix

    Model: MASTERPIECE GRAVITY
    The Masterpiece Gravity from Maurice Lacroix is an innovative timepiece, at the cutting‐edge of progress: Manufacture movement, silicium assortment, world-première “Vague du Jura” decoration, high-tech POWERLITE® case and a striking, modern usage of color.

    Estimate CHF12,000 - 14,000

    Sold for CHF25,000

  • 13

    F.P. Journe

    Ref. TN
    Model: Tourbillon Souverain Bleu
    F.P.Journe “Tourbillon Souverain Bleu”, unique watch created especially for ONLY WATCH. Case in Tantalum, blue chrome dial, F.P.Journe tourbillon movement in 18K rose Gold with remontoire and dead beat second.

    Estimate CHF250,000 - 400,000

    Sold for CHF550,000

  • 14

    MB&F

    Ref. 50.6802/301
    Model: Melchior ‘Only Watch’
    Melchior ‘Only Watch’ is a unique robot table-clock commemorating MB&F’s 10th anniversary under the theme “A creative adult is a child who survived”

    Estimate CHF30,000 - 45,000

    Sold for CHF75,000

  • 15

    Frédérique Constant

    Ref. FC-285DG5B9
    Model: Horological Smartwatch for Only Watch
    The Horological Smartwatch for Only Watch, a luxury Swiss timepiece that is now smart and connected.

    Estimate CHF8,000 - 15,000

    Sold for CHF14,000

  • 16

    Patek Philippe

    Ref. 5016A-010
    Model: Reference 5016A-010
    One of the great classics of the Patek Philippe wrist Grand Complications between 1993 and 2011.

    Estimate CHF700,000 - 900,000

    Sold for CHF7,300,000

  • 17

    Dewitt

    Model: Academia Out of Time Unique Piece for Only Watch
    Entirely developed, crafted and assembled by hand by DeWitt master watchmakers, Academia Out of Time is a combination of symbolism and innovation with the audacious alliance of its two elaborate complications.

    Estimate CHF60,000 - 80,000

    Sold for CHF55,000

  • 18

    Perrelet

    Ref. A3053/1
    Model: Turbine XL Sheriff
    Immerse yourself for just a moment in your childhood memories and travel back in time. You are in hot pursuit of the bad guy, equipped with your popgun and proudly wearing a sheriff’s badge on your chest. With its Turbine Sheriff watch exclusively created for the Only Watch charity auction, this is precisely the fond memory that Perrelet invites you to relive.

    Estimate CHF25,000 - 35,000

    Sold for CHF25,000

  • 19

    De Grisogono

    Model: New Retro Black Stripes
    De GRISOGONO dresses time with a sartorial elegance to celebrate a very worthy cause. The New Retro Black Stripes honours the past while creating the future. A unique piece capturing the intriguing soul of black diamonds.

    Estimate CHF30,000 - 40,000

    Sold for CHF18,000

  • 20

    Piaget

    Ref. G0A40510
    Model: Piaget Altiplano 900P 38mm
    Neither entirely a movement nor exactly a case – or rather both at once: introducing the Piaget Altiplano 38mm 900P, the world’s thinnest mechanical watch. Merging the hand-wound calibre with the case elements, it is designed as a single entity in order to achieve record-breaking slenderness at just 3.65 mm thin.

    Estimate CHF25,000 - 40,000

    Sold for CHF70,000

  • 21

    De Bethune

    Ref. DBS 2005/2015
    Model: DBS Pièce unique
    “DBS Pièce unique” is an interpretation of the iconic model of De Bethune DBS launched for the first edition of the auction powered by an in-house caliber with a visionnary aesthetic.

    Estimate CHF65,000 - 75,000

    Sold for CHF60,000

  • 22

    Rebellion

    Model: Rebellion REB-7 Regulator
    Rebellion Only Watch REB-7 Forged Carbon Regulator Worn During 24 Hours Of Le Mans in 2015.

    Estimate CHF60,000 - 90,000

    Sold for CHF80,000

  • 23

    Chronoswiss

    Ref. CH-1641W-OW15
    Model: “Ouroboros”, Chronoswiss for Only Watch 2015
    In its second contribution, “Ouroboros”, Chronoswiss pays tribute to the ancient symbol of a serpent eating its own tail, a metaphor for eternal re-creation. This fascinating timepiece is yet another example for artistic craftsmanship performed at Chronoswiss, the white gold dial having been engraved by hand.

    Estimate CHF29,000 - 39,000

    Sold for CHF29,000

  • 24

    Richard Mille

    Ref. 27-02
    Model: Tourbillon RM 27-02 Rafael Nadal
    The RM 27-02 prototype was worn by Rafael Nadal during the 2015 tennis season. He carried out the ultimate approval test for the brand by wearing it during his competitions.

    Estimate CHF600,000 - 700,000

    Sold for CHF650,000

  • 25

    Christophe Claret

    Ref. MTR.AVE15.905
    With the Espoir & Paix model, Christophe Claret pays tribute to Hope in the dial center with a green emerald highlighted by a mirascope; and to Peace with the case-back dedicated to the 129 Nobel Peace Prize laureates.

    Estimate CHF50,000 - 60,000

    Sold for CHF60,000

  • 26

    Speake-Marin

    Ref. 1/1
    Model: Resilience – ‘One Art’ (J-Class Collection)
    Taking inspiration from its most emblematic model, Speake-Marin has created an exceptional timepiece for the Only Watch event: ‘One Art’. With a seconds hand in red gold, a crown set with a 0.2 ct sapphire and an engraved case, the closest attention has been paid to every detail to make this timepiece truly unique.

    Estimate CHF18,000 - 25,000

    Sold for CHF32,000

  • 27

    Chopard

    Ref. 168535-3004
    Model: Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Only Watch
    The Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Only Watch 2015 is a unique piece with a strong racing style signed by Mark Webber, a racing champion with multiple victories to his name and brand ambassador for Chopard.

    Estimate CHF10,000 - 20,000

    Sold for CHF20,000

  • 28

    Thomas Mercer

    Model: Brittanica
    Fine and unique octagonal shaped table chronometer designed in collaboration with Jake Phipps. Mechanism featuring the marine chronometer escapement par excellence - the spring detent - that is visible through the dial. Complete with presentation box and certificate.

    Estimate CHF75,000 - 105,000

    Sold for CHF50,000

  • 29

    Chanel

    Model: CHANEL, MADEMOISELLE PRIVÉ for Only Watch
    This one-off Mademoiselle Privé Camellia Garden opens the door to the intimate world of Gabrielle Chanel and showcases one of her most cherished symbol: the camellia. The delicate dial exclusively designed for Only Watch is finely hand embroidered by la Maison Lesage with natural pearls, silk and metallic threads.

    Estimate CHF35,000 - 45,000

  • 30

    Tudor

    Ref. 7923/001
    Model: Heritage Black Bay One
    For its first participation in Only Watch, Tudor has decided to reinterpret one of the least known tool-watches in its history: Tudor Submariner reference 7923, first launched in the mid-1950s.

    Estimate CHF3,500 - 4,500

    Sold for CHF375,000

  • 31

    Carl F. Bucherer

    Ref. 00.10907.02.33.99
    Model: Manero ChronoPerpetual OnlyWatch 2015
    Manero ChronoPerpetual OnlyWatch 2015. A watch like no other on earth.

    Estimate CHF45,000 - 49,000

    Sold for CHF46,000

  • 32

    Ulysse Nardin

    Ref. 6903-125/OW
    A marvel masterpiece, it marries movement and design with music, this musical mechanical timepiece performs the melody ‘We are the Champion”, written by the famous compositor of Queen, Freddie Mercury.

    Estimate CHF70,000 - 90,000

    Sold for CHF120,000

  • 33

    Breguet

    Ref. 3813PT/G2/3ZU
    Model: BREGUET TYPE XXI 3813
    Breguet and its President & CEO Marc A. Hayek are renewing their support to Only Watch by participating in the 6th edition of the biennial charity auction co-organised by the Monaco Association against Muscular Dystrophy and the Monaco Yacht Show. Within this context, the Maison has developed a one-of-a-kind creation for this sale, from which the proceeds will benefit research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy: a special Type XXI chronograph, made for the first time in platinum.

    Estimate CHF75,000 - 90,000

    Sold for CHF90,000

  • 34

    Vacheron & Constantin

    Ref. 82020/000G-B143
    Model: Métiers d’Art Mécaniques Ajourées
    At the occasion of Only Watch 2015, Vacheron Constantin renews its support with a unique Métiers d’Art Mécaniques Ajourées timepiece, bearing the prestigious Hallmark of Geneva.

    Estimate CHF70,000 - 80,000

    Sold for CHF140,000

  • 35

    Bovet

    Model: Amadeo Fleurier 39 Lady
    BOVET 1822 « Lady BOVET » Unique Piece. New model. AMADEO® convertible system (reversible wristwatch, table clock and necklace pendant.) Reversed Hand-Fitting. Virtuoso II watchmaking specialties caliber, 7 days power reserve

    Estimate CHF100,000 - 150,000

    Sold for CHF80,000

  • 36

    Van Cleef & Arpels

    Model: Pierre Arpels Heure d’ici & Heure d’ailleurs
    Van Cleef & Arpels has created a masculine complication piece with dual time zone, fitted with a self-winding movement with double jumping hour and retrograde minutes, that invites us on a journey and exalts the colors of Monaco.

    Estimate CHF25,000 - 35,000

    Sold for CHF35,000

  • 37

    Boucheron

    Ref. WA021432
    Model: WA021432
    Unique creation "Epure Vague de Lumière" with a dial created with a three-dimensional marquetery of baguettes, diamonds and aventurine glass. Automatic manufactured movement.

    Estimate CHF25,000 - 30,000

    Sold for CHF45,000

  • 38

    Voutilainen

    The Voutilainen GMT-6 wristwatch embodies the perfection enshrined in Kari Voutilainen’s philosophy. The elegant and robust mechanism is housed in a sturdy and stylish case.

    Estimate CHF90,000 - 100,000

    Sold for CHF145,000

  • 39

    Blancpain

    Ref. 00888-3637-55B
    Model: Traditional Chinese Calendar
    Blancpain Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel, ONLY WATCH 2015. This one-off creation in red gold is fitted with a black grand feu enamel dial. The sapphire crystal provides a view of the oscillating weight crafted for this occasion in a black champlevé enamel finish and bearing the ONLY WATCH inscription.

    Estimate CHF80,000 - 100,000

    Sold for CHF80,000

  • 40

    Vulcain

    Ref. 200550E8T.BBK101
    Model: Only Watch Pegasus
    « Manufacture des Montres Vulcain is very proud and pleased to be part of the ONLY WATCH 2015 charity auction to support the MONACO ASSOCIATION AGAINST MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, assisting their journey to bettering the lives of young AMM patients and their families. To choose the wonderful artistic work of an enamel dial showing the vital winged horse Pegasus was no coincidence; Pegasus symbolizes heightened power of the natural forces - the innate capacity for spiritualization and for inverting evil.

    Estimate CHF48,000 - 53,000

    Sold for CHF45,000

  • 41

    Bell & Ross

    The BR01 Tourbillon Skull Bronze combines the courage symbol of the skull, the sophistication of an exceptional mechanical movement and an extreme patina of the case, as if it aroused from the past, such a treasure found in a sunken pirate ship…

    Estimate CHF100,000 - 120,000

    Sold for CHF100,000

  • 42

    Zenith

    Model: “Lightweight” Tribute to the Rolling Stones
    The “Lightweight” Tribute to The Rolling Stones is driven by a titanium automatic El Primero Chronograph movement powering a 1/10th of a second indication, housed in a 45 mm black DLC-coated titanium case framing an openworked dial.

    Estimate CHF18,000 - 28,000

    Sold for CHF21,000

  • 43

    Armin Strom

    Stridently modern, ARMIN STROM Skeleton Pure distills the mechanism to its essence and highlights its definition with PVD colorization—exclusively for ONLY WATCH in matte black—of the main plate and bridges.

    Estimate CHF30,000 - 40,000

    Sold for CHF15,000

  • 44

    Urwerk

    The UR-106 will show you time like never before. Haute Horlogerie, architecture, astronomy, fighter jets and science fiction are all combined in the UR-106 “Only Watch”. With a splash of testosterone…

    Estimate CHF40,000 - 60,000

    Sold for CHF90,000