Here is a (growing) comprehensive list of all the one-of-a-kind watches made and donated by brands to the 2011 edition of the Only Watch charity auction to be held in Monaco in September. As of writing there are 34 participating Only Watch 2011 brands that will offer a piece for auction. The below list will be updated as new information comes in. The names of the piece are under the image of that respective piece.
Celsius X VI II LeDIX GMT Big Date Mobile Phone Only Watch 2011
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Bell & Ross Casino Roulette Radar
The movement inside is your Hermès H1950, which is just 2.6mm thick. The motion relies on a micro-rotor to attain its thinness. It defeats at 3Hz and has a decent power reserve of 42 hours. The GMT disadvantage is possible due to an ultra-thin GMT module designed exclusively for Hermès from Agenhor. It is remarkably thin at just 1.4millimeters in height. The movement is visible through a sapphire display caseback and is handsomely decorated with perlage on the foundation plate, glossy screw heads, and hand-chamfered bridges that are decorated by the touch ‘H’ motif of Hermès.The new Hermès Slim d’Hermès GMT is a welcome addition to this collection. I like the way Hermès successfully combines style with function, and also the Slim d’Hermès is easily one of the very smart-looking GMT watches you could find. Yet despite all of its flair and pizzazz, it remains to be entirely functional. Overall, I consider it to be a very thoughtful piece of watchmaking from Hermès. Every Hermès timepiece is outfitted with instantly recognizable references into the storied property. From the Heure H’s emblem bezel into the Cape Cod’s equestrian-inspired horsebit case, every style is completely iconic and forever chic. Less conventional watches such as the Kelly along with the Medor twice as fashion-forward bracelets while the Clipper’s sleek and understated fashion is perfect for everyday. Find the perfect timepiece to match your look when you shop our authentic edit of Hermès watches.When you hear the term Hermès, we would not blame you for immediately considering hand bags and leather goods (or maybe the elegant and mysterious Hermès Arceau Temps Suspendu). The time might have come to begin considering them as a watchmaker.
Romain Jerome Rock the Rock DNA
Zenith El Primero Captain Chronograph and Pilot lefty watch set
Hublot 4000M Carbon Diver (Oceanographic 4000) Only Watch 2011
Tag Heuer Monaco Mikrograph
Ulysse Nardin Freak Diavolo Only Watch 2011
Piaget Altiplano Only Watch 2011
Launched in Paris in 1837, Hermès originally built their reputation in crafting saddles and harnesses for horses (with what can be considered as one of the nicest leather in the world). In the early twentieth century, they expanded into leather-making like belts, coats, bags as well as from the 1920s, see straps. An entire selection of classically elegant watches followed. Since then, La Montre Hermès has continued to expand and develop its separate production resources. This season see’s the launch of the “Lean d’Hermès”.From the beginning, it had been clear that Hermès had tried to make a collection that surrounded both pure lines and easy aesthetic to incentivise daily use. The Slim d’Hermès is available in several of different sizes in addition to metals and functions. Here we had the stainless steel, 39.5mm, time-only model. Additionally, it’s offered in 18k rose gold case or using a complex perpetual calendar.The most fascinating aspect to this watch for me is that the dial. It is well balanced and easy while the typography is immediately recognisable. Philippe Delhotal, inventive manager of La Montre Hermès, who originally conceived the typography worked closely with Parisian graphic designer Philippe Apeloig. You need only visit the late Steve Jobs of Apple to love just how vital typography is, ‘when we were designing the first Macintosh computer, it all came back to me. And we designed it all into the Mac. This was the first computer with beautiful typography. If I had never dropped in on that single course in college, the Mac would have never had multiple typefaces or proportionally spaced fonts’. The typeface communicates a products story to the user and this is not any different when it comes to watches. That is nevertheless often overlooked, but if performed correctly, it can make all of the difference.
Glashutte Original Senator Chronometer Only Watch 2011
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Corum Golden Bridge Automatic Only Watch 2011
Patek Philippe Ref. 3939 Tourbillon Minute Repeater Only Watch 2011
If you have a look at the opinion from many angles, the attention to detail is truly impressive — almost Germanic, will I say. For instance, I couldn’t find any fault with the nicely proportioned, signed crown or the symbolic 17 mm buckle — as usual Hermès picked an unconventional width, but I that is a part of the quirky charm of this watch. And I couldn’t conclude this review without even praising the alligator strap. Let me really go further than that, it is the best strap I have ever used — but I was expecting nothing less from Hermès awarded their painstaking artisanal manufacturing process, which we described here. I’m afraid that there is no going back to a different “regular” leather strap following that, which might be my third semester from reviewing the Slim.At that the end of the week, so I could only realize the Slim was a coup de maître out of Hermès; being different suits well a French manufacture, which provides an extremely persuasive luxurious watch for $7,650. I almost wanted to change this Week On The Wrist to a Value Proposition as I don’t observe any dress watch now which can rival the time-only Slim at a sub-$10,000 price range. It is not merely a question of materials; the dedication to detail and level of elegance in design, particularly in the composition of the dial, are what lift the Slim much above the level of the majority of watches in its budget. Saying goodbye to this Slim was challenging — I know I will miss it in my wrist, particularly when sitting at the patio of a cafe this spring.The Slim d’Hermès in steel is offered in all Hermès stores for $8,500, you can discover a dedicated site diving within this version here. You could also locate the other members of this Slim family, by the ladies’ models to the Quantième Perpétuel that won the 2015 Grand Prix D’Horlogerie de Genève in the calendar category.
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Chopard LUC Engine Tourbillon Only Watch 2011
Richard Mille RM 027 Rafael Nadal Only Watch 2011
Bernhard Lederer Gagarin Tourbillon Only Watch 2011
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Urwerk UR-103 “Phoenix” watch hand engraved by Jean-Vincent Huguenin
Bovet 7-day Tourbillon with reversed hand-fitting “Dragon & Phoenix” watch
Louis Vuitton Tambour Diver Chronograph Only Watch 2011
Hermès is quite a rare breed in the luxury watch business, being a family-owned independent company particularly known for trend and leatherwork. However, they are serious about watches too, as well as the Arceau watch made by celebrity Henri d’Origny, using its distinctive wind-blown ribbon and asymmetrical lugs, has also existed for a while. The new Hermès Arceau Chrono Titane is the newest development of this Arceau design, including a much sportier theme than preceding incarnations.Henri d’Origny joined Hermès in 1958, operating in the maison’s flagship boutique in Paris. He designed leather and silk products for the company in addition to iconic watch layouts such as the Cape Cod, that turned 25 final year (our hands on beliefs here), in addition to the original Arceau model in 1978. The dial of this Hermès Arceau Chrono Titane is galvanic black with transferred white Arabic numerals and a second track that features a red bar every minute plus a red pip each five minutes. Many chronographs color-coordinate that the chronograph hands, but here the central chronograph seconds hand and also the running seconds hand at 3 o’clock are reddish, with the remaining palms being rhodium-plated. The running moments indicator is made easier to locate in a glance thanks to some contrasting grey exposed titanium ring around its perimeter. A date index is wedged in at 4:30 and uses the same whimsical font because the dial. The minute and hour hands can be described as leaf-shaped and should provide decent legibility from the black dial.
Van Cleef & Arpels Jules Verne From The Earth To The Moon Poetic Complication Only Watch 2011
The Hermès Arceau Chrono Titane features a 41mm bead-blasted grade 2 titanium (99% pure titanium, which is thicker than the alloyed tier 5) instance, attaining a form of gunmetal gray look and enhancing the sporty character of the watch. The combination of a titanium case with a leather strap should also make this watch quite lightweight and easy on the wrist. The asymmetrical lugs are a long-standing feature of the collection and were inspired by stirrups, Hermès tells us. Barenia calfskin is a touch leather of Hermès and was initially used for saddles, which adds to the equestrian theme. Hermès hasn’t revealed specifically which movement they are using, but it isn’t one of their manufacture calibers.The Arceau set is a distinguishing pillar of Hermès’ layout language, and together with all the Hermès Arceau Chrono Titane, it receives a couple contemporary upgrades and a case size growth to appeal to a wider audience — Hermès really refers to this dimension as a “Very Big Model.” A manufacture caliber might have been nice, but you can still expect a well-made chronograph with a prestigious title and some unique design flair. The Hermès Arceau Chrono Titane comes with an asking price of $4,950.
Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Only Watch 2011
Montblanc Vintage Pulsographe 39mm Piece Unique Only Watch 2011
Frederique Constant Piece Unique Family of Watches
Blancpain Villeret Grande Decoration Only Watch 2011
Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Perspectives d’Art “Dove” for Only Watch 2011
Breguet Réveil Musical Only Watch 2011
Harry Winston Midnight GMT Tourbillon Only Watch 2011
Chanel J12 Marine Only Watch 2011
Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Roue Carrée Seconde Only Watch 2011
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Vulcain Anniversary Heart Only Watch 2011
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Franck Muller Crazy Hours Totally Switzerland Only Watch 2011
Hermès is rather a rare breed in the luxury watch industry, being a family-owned independent firm particularly famous for trend and leatherwork. However, they are serious about watches too, as well as the Arceau watch designed by artist Henri d’Origny, with its distinctive wind-blown ribbon and asymmetrical lugs, has also been around for a short time. The newest Hermès Arceau Chrono Titane is the newest evolution of the Arceau layout, including a much sportier motif than preceding incarnations.Henri d’Origny joined Hermès in 1958, working from the maison’s flagship boutique in Paris. He made leather and silk products for the provider in addition to iconic watch layouts like the Cape Cod, which turned 25 final year (our hands-on impressions here), as well as the original Arceau model in 1978. The dial of this Hermès Arceau Chrono Titane is galvanic black with moved white Arabic numerals and a second track which features a red bar every minute plus a red pip each five minutes. Many chronographs color-coordinate the chronograph hands, but here the fundamental chronograph seconds hand and also the running seconds hand at 3 o’clock are reddish, with the remaining palms being rhodium-plated. The running seconds index is made even easier to find in a glance due to a contrasting grey exposed titanium ring around its perimeter. A date indicator is wedged in at 4:30 and uses the same whimsical font because the dial. The minute and hour hands could be called leaf-shaped and should provide decent legibility from the black dial.
The edges of the situation, made of polished and micro-bead-blasted 316L stainless steel (as opposed to the original’s ceramic), have been softened, with a curved profile and a cylindrical anti-glare-treated sapphire crystal within the dial.The dial — from dark gray or black — offers even more aesthetic sophistication than that about the 2010 variation, using an opaline centre enriched with right-angled guilloché, a finely grained chapter ring, along with an outer rim using either an opaline or sunburst finish. The principal seconds hand, with its curved, sweeping counterweight, is either yellow (on the gray-dialed version) or red (on the black-dialed watch).Inside the case, and observable behind a sapphire pane in the back, beats a proprietary movement, Hermès’s self-winding Caliber H1912, replacing the outsourced Girard-Perregaux GP3200 employed in the 2010 model. This Swiss-made caliber, oscillating at 28,800 vph, is composed of 193 parts, such as 28 stones, and retains a 50-hour power reserve. Haute horlogerie decorations abound, including round graining and snailing on the mainplate and a satin-brushed rotor using a signature Hermès “H” motif. As one might expect from one of the world’s most revered purveyors of fine leathers, the straps are in natural or black Barenia calfksin, and secure to the wrist using a pin buckle made from the same micro-bead-blasted steel because the case. Below, take a look at a wrist shot of the black-dialed Carré H from SIHH 2018.
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