ONLY WATCH 2013: See What Brands To Expect Wild Watches From

ONLY WATCH 2013: See What Brands To Expect Wild Watches From

ONLY WATCH 2013: See What Brands To Expect Wild Watches From   sales auctions

We love the ONLY WATCH auction that takes place every other year in Monaco for the support of charity. Why do we love it? Well a range of participating watch brands produce totally unique watches that are auctioned off for charity (Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy). The pieces are sometimes mere color variations on existing models, and sometimes they are radically new models that are production concepts or signs of things to come. In any event, they are all one-off pieces (with the exception of models that are "#1" in a limited edition). The brands do it for the massive media exposure and marketing opportunity.

UPDATE: See the aBlogtoWatch full list of Only Watch 2013 Watches.

2013 is the 5th edition of the Only Watch (administered and operated by auctioneer Antiquorum) auction and it will take place later in 2013 on September 28th. The participating brands will slowly release their Only Watch pieces until then. While more brands may be added later, here are the companies that we expect to see interesting timepieces from over the next several months:

  • Backes & Strauss
  • Bell & Ross
  • Blancpain
  • Breguet
  • Chanel
  • Chopard
  • ChronoSwiss
  • Christophe Claret
  • Corum
  • Cyrus
  • deLaCour
  • De Bethune
  • DeWitt
  • Franck Muller
  • Frédérique Constant
  • Girard Perregaux
  • Glasshütte Original
  • Harry Winston
  • Heritage Watch Manufactory
  • Hublot, Ikepod
  • Jaquet Droz
  • Ladoire
  • Laurent Ferrier
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Manufacture Royale
  • Maurice Lacroix
  • Montblanc
  • Patek Philippe
  • Piaget
  • Richard Mille
  • Roger Dubuis
  • Armin Strom
  • Ulysse Nardin
  • Vacheron Constantin
  • Van Cleef & Arpels
  • Vulcain
  • Zenith

That is a huge number of brands and you can compare them to the all the pieces from the Only Watch 2011 auction. We look forward to sharing with you the auction pieces as they trickle out leading up to the event in September of 2013. onlywatch.com

5 comments
DG Cayse
DG Cayse

Ahh yes....Monaco and a charity Auction.

Sitting on the aft deck of the SS ABTW as it is anchored serenely off-shore in the bay.

Sipping fruit smoothies while having oil slathered on ones sun-drenched shoulders by a haughty Euro babe.

Calling dibs on the next seat available on the ABTW helicopter as it whisks one off to the casino for the stroll through the displays. Hob-nobbing with the R&F (rich & famous) brand 'Ambassadors' deigning to give their vacuous opinions of what they are currently pimping.

Such is the life of our roving horological raconteur!

Where can one RSVP?

SuperStrapper
SuperStrapper

Pix. Not X. Pix or it didn't happen.

I really wish livefyre was better optimised for mobile.

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