Luxury Swiss watchmaker IWC announced that the one-of-a-kind platinum edition of the IWC Big Pilot – Antoine de Saint Exupéry will be auctioned off by Sotheby’s on May 9th, 2010 in Geneva. The auction called “Important Watches” will take place at the Hotel Beau Rivage from 8:00pm onwards. Sotheby’s will be exhibiting all watches included in the auction in several cities. Unfortunately only the exhibitions in Geneva and Hong Kong will be open to public.
The Big Pilot’s Watch Edition Antoine de Saint Exupéry in platinum is an exclusive icon of Swiss-manufactured aviator watches that is highly distinctive both in terms of looks and functionality. Its sporty elegance features a high-caliber platinum watch case, tobacco brown dial and a special back engraving depicting Saint Exupéry as a military pilot. Its classic functionality and superior mechanical properties also set this watch apart. The IWC-manufactured 51111 caliber with automatic Pellaton winding, 7-day power reserve, power reserve display, Breguet spring and date display make this novel timepiece one of the best in its class, a fact reflected in its reserve price.
The auction will open on 9 May in Geneva at the Hotel Beau Rivage, and the Big Pilot’s Watch Edition Antoine de Saint Exupéry in platinum will be auctioned together with a special edition of the Saint Exupéry biography “L’archange et l’écrivain” by Nathalie Des Vallières at a reserve price of CHF 50,000. The entire proceeds from the auction of this timepiece will be donated by IWC Schaffhausen to the French organization “Enfants du Monde/Droits de l’Homme” (EMDH), which works worldwide to protect children and their rights. In particular, IWC supports projects in Madagascar, where EMDH has been working together with local partners since 1994 to help disadvantaged children.
IWC watches are available exclusively in King Jewelers” href=”http://www.kings1912.com” target=”_blank”>Nashville, TN and Miami, FL at King Jewelers. For more information regarding IWC watches and the IWC Big Pilot – Antoine de Saint Exupéry, please visit www.IWC.com and www.Kings1912.com.
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