IWC - The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE Hong Kong Monday, November 25, 2019 | Phillips
  • Manufacturer: IWC
    Year: Circa 2009
    Reference No: 5001
    Case No: 3’510’285, No. 373/1000
    Model Name: Portuguese Automatic Laureus “Sports for Good Foundation”
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 50010, 44 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel IWC deployant buckle
    Dimensions: 42mm Diameter
    Signed: Dial, case, movement and clasp signed
    Accessories: Further accompanied by undated IWC guarantee, instruction manual, product literature, cloth, outer packaging and fitted presentation box

  • Catalogue Essay

    Launched in 2009 until 2010, the IWC ref. 5001 Laureus “Sports for Good Foundation” limited edition was introduced as a series of 1000 pieces. Established in 1999 by automotive giant Daimler, the foundation aims to address social challenges through sports-related community development initiatives. With ambassadors all over the world including likes of Jack Nicklaus and Edwin Moses, the foundation holds an annual award ceremony to celebrate distinguished members who have contributed to the cause. The relationship between Laureus and IWC started in 2005 with 10 commemorative pieces launched.

    The present example numbered 373/100 belongs to the 4th limited edition series in collaboration with the foundation and is presented in excellent overall condition and complete with the full set of accessories.

  • Artist Biography


    Swiss • 1868

    With a clear focus on technology and development, the Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has been producing timepieces of lasting value since 1868. The company has gained an international reputation based on a passion for innovative solutions and technical ingenuity. One of the world's leading brands in the luxury watch segment, IWC crafts masterpieces of haute horlogerie at their finest, combining high precision with masculine design. Vintage wristwatches such as the oversized Portugieser, Aquatimer, Ingenieur and the B-UHR pilots watch are especially desirable for collectors.

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Ref. 5001
A fine and rare limited edition stainless steel wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date and 7-day power reserve indication, guarantee and presentation box, numbered 373 of a limited edition of 1000 pieces

Circa 2009
42mm Diameter
Dial, case, movement and clasp signed

HK$50,000 - 70,000 

Sold for HK$52,500

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE

Hong Kong Auction 25-26 November 2019