Only Watch 2017: € 9,289,500

Press release - November 11, 2017

ONLY WATCH - The charity fundraiser for research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, world renowned and organized every two years at the initiative of the Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies (AMM) has raised € 9,289,500 (CHF 10,776,500).

The 7th edition of Only Watch was held on November 11th, in Geneva, in the presence of watchmaking manufactures’ representatives, collectors and philanthropists, alongside 350 supporters in the room and many more bidders and participants online and on the phone. The 50 lots composed of unique watches and exceptional experiences were auctioned by Christie’s to bidders from 45 different countries.
Participating brands:
Andersen Genève, Arnold & Son, Armin Strom, Audemars Piguet, Barbier-Mueller, Bell & Ross, Blancpain, Boucheron, Bovet Fleurier, Breguet, Carl F.Bücherer, Chanel, Chopard, Christophe Claret, Chronoswiss, Czapek, De Bethune, Dewitt, FP Journe, Fabergé, Frédérique Constant, Girard Perregaux, H.Moser & Cie, Harry Winston, Hautlence, Hermès, Hublot, Jacob&Co, Jaquet Droz, Konstantin Chaykin, Laurent Ferrier & Urwerk, Louis Moinet, Louis Vuitton, Maurice Lacroix, MB&F, MCT, Montblanc, Moritz Grossmann, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Rebellion, Ressence, Speake Marin, TAG Heuer, Tudor, Ulysse Nardin, Voutilainen, Zenith. Special projects : Agenhor & HEAD Genève, Wostep.
Luc Pettavino, president of the Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies and Founder of Only Watch:
“We have won many battles together. The battle of altruism and empathy in amongst all of us: brands, partners, donors. The battle of beauty and research of excellence. The battle of awareness for research on Duchenne muscular Dystrophy with the largest media buzz ever.
Now, let continue pushing hard, as we do need to win the battle to cure this disease.
And to my son Paul, thank you for everything. One way or another you are here with us today.”
John Reardon, International Head of Christie’s Watch Department:
“As the auction partner for Only Watch 2017 it has been a pleasure and honour to be part of this important initiative. The final result has reached beyond our expectations and we congratulate Luc Pettavino and the entire Only Watch family for such a success and like to express our thanks to all the partners who have supported Only Watch.”
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