Even though Only Watch auction offers only one-of-a-kind timepieces, some of them, like the Celsius X VI II Piece Unique, are real mind-boggling products that will have an immediate impact on everybody. It is both a quality mechanical watch and a mobile phone, a rare combination, featured previously on the revolutionary LeDIX piece made by the French brand.
The first made by Celsiys X VI II, LeDix, has a mechanical movement with tourbillon which pumped its price to $300,000. While that limited series consists of 17 more pieces than the Piece Unique, created for Only Watch, its price is also much larger than the wish price of the one-of-a-kind phone-watch combination which is between $57,500 and $87,200.
Celsius X VI II Piece Unique is in fact a blend between telecommunication and micromechanics. It is a flip (or clamshell) phone, but very much different than a regular cell phone. Its case is made of PVD-treated titanium, and it also incorporates a sapphire glass and quartz fiber. The dimensions are 100 x 48 x 30 mm.
Special Display and Winding System
The dial is made of black gold and includes a 3-dimensional Celsius logo. This watch has a revolutionary fiber display system. This Image Guiding System is used for the GMT and for its big date display, and it gives an impression of appearing out of nowhere, giving it a sense of mystery.
The watch by Celsius X VI II has an automatic mechanical movement with 50 jewels and with ¾ bridge with visible escapement wheel. Its power reserve is 72 hours. Another cool feature is its Remontage Papillon used for winding the movement. This mechanical hinge patented by the brand adds 2.23 hours of power reserve every single time when the clamshell phone is either opened or closed.
Same as the French company’s first model, LeDix, Piece Unique made for Only Watch 2011 is provided with an exceptionally long-lasting communications platform that is expected to be up-to-date for decades to come.
It is also worth noting that that the brand announced that Celsius X VI II Piece Unique Watch will be delivered in a mechanical box made of ebony. Its future owner will also receive equally unique set of accessories that consists of a pouch, a holster, a docking station, a mechanical chain, a headset and the certificate of authenticity.
With its quirkiness and combination of improved features for a watch, as well as for a phone, this amazing product by Celsius is certainly among the most interesting items that will be presented at the upcoming Only Watch 2011 charity auction.