This very special timepiece is waiting to be sold at the Only Watch charity auction, in Monaco, later this year. Harry Winston Only Watch 2011 Midnight GMT Tourbillon is exclusively made for a special cause and its mission is to help children who suffer from Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Only Watch charity auction is organized every two years by Antiquorum Auctioneers, Genevaand the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophies (AMM). Since the very first event in 2005, Harry Winston has been participating in this great cause, supporting Duchenne muscular dystrophy research.
This year, 40 top brands with their exclusive timepieces participate at the auction. Harry Winston contributed to exceptional Only Watch Collection, with the unique model from its famous Midnight line. This stylish watch with a GMT function and superb tourbillon mechanism inside will definitely be a hit inMonaco, on 22 September 2011.
Its case is made of platinum which is the one of several exclusive features for Only Watch. It is robust with diameter of 45 mm and incorporated a distinctive bezel which reflects the three arches of Harry Winston’s New York Salon. The case is complemented with a stylish black alligator strap with a platinum buckle.
Nicely designed dial is a true masterpiece that reveals most important parts of the watch. An aperture at the 6 o’clock position represents a small seconds sub-dial, opening a clear look on an amazing tourbillon. The dial also features two sub-dials which indicate local and GMT time. Located at the 9 o’clock position, a smaller sub-dial indicates time in a second time zone, including beautiful day/night indicator. The 11 o’clock aperture displays a disk with names of world’s cities which indicate the second time zone, includingMonaco in tribute to the upcoming event.
Sapphire crystal covers the Harry Winston Only Watch 2011 Midnight GMT Tourbillon on both sides, making a caseback transparent for a clear look on the mechanism. The automatic movement comes with a tourbillon complication which carries a small second hand. Amazing power-reserve of 110 hours is another extraordinary quality of this mechanism.
By participating in Only Watch charity auction, Harry Winston once again shows its commitment to support the youngest population. This watchmaker is also dedicated to helping children’s education worldwide, by donating at least 5 percent of the company’s pre-tax profits.