Forty-nine luxury watches for men and women make up this year’s edition of the Only Watch charity auction. Ranging from one-of-a-kind pieces created specifically for this event to unique variations of already existing models, these outstanding designer watches are not for nothing called the best of the best.
While some of the presented lots that will be auctioned by Christie’s in November are estimated at hundreds of thousands of dollars, there are still exceptional timepieces that you can afford. In fact, Only Watch 2017 provides everyone with a chance to acquire a one-off luxury watch and support an important charity at the same time. Moreover, this year, the best watchmaking manufacturers offer some unique experiences that come together with their lots. Let’s take a closer look at some of them!
1. Bell & Ross BR-X1 R.S.17 Only Watch
Integrating state-of-the-art materials and the latest technological advances, the BR-X1 R.S.17 Only Watch is undoubtedly one of the best Bell & Ross chronograph watches created for racing drivers. Its innovative design and precise automatic skeleton movement can only confirm this statement. Besides, the lucky owner of this luxury watch will be invited to visit the last race of the Formula 1 season in Abu Dhabi this November.
2. Chopard Superfast 8 Hz Power Control Porsche 919 Only Watch 2017
This exceptional timepiece pays tribute to the long-term relationship between Chopard and racing. Moreover, it honors Jacky Ickx, a legendary racing driver, whose name is synonymous with Le Mans. The successful bidder will be invited to the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2018 and have a chance to meet Jacky Ickx in person.
3. Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Only Watch 2017
Equipped with an exclusive self-winding skeleton column-wheel caliber, the Epic X Chrono Only Watch 2017 is considered one of the best chronograph wrist watches ever. The experience that comes together with this lot is also impressive: the highest bidder will be invited to attend the “Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation” gala dinner that will be held in St. Tropez in 2018.
4. Chanel J12 – XS
With its black onyx dial decorated with baguette-cut diamonds and an 18k white gold and black ceramic case, the J12 – XS is truly an eye-catching piece of Chanel designer watches created for exceptional ladies. Moreover, its lucky owner will be invited to Chanel’s Ready to Wear fashion show in 2018, with one night in the Parisian palace paid.
5. Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt for Only Watch
This unusual transparent timepiece made out of sapphire pays tribute to Usain Bolt, the fastest man in the world. Equipped with an in-house automatic chronograph flyback movement and featuring a microblasted yellow gold plated skeleton dial, the Hublot Only Watch lot is undoubtedly worthy of your attention. Besides, it gives you a unique opportunity to meet Usain Bolt in person.
As you can see, Only Watch 2017 is indeed a significant event, with numerous once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for successful bidders. Don’t miss your chance to buy one of these outstanding designer watches and get an experience you will never forget!