For Charity: Harry Winston Only Watch 2013 Midnight Big Date


Harry Winston is dedicating an exclusive timepiece from its Midnight Collection to the Only Watch charity auction. Now in its fifth year, Only Watch is recognized as the world’s first charity watch auction. By pledging the Harry Winston Only Watch Midnight Big Date to the auction, Harry Winston supports research for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a degenerative neuromuscular disease affecting 250,000 children, adolescents, and young adults around the world.

The Harry Winston Only Watch Midnight Big Date is topped with a bezel discreetly bearing the three iconic arches of the Harry Winston Fifth Avenue salon in New York City. The case is crafted in 18K polished rose gold. Its 42 mm diameter frame, houses a mechanical automatic winding movement composed of 297 parts and the circular grained and hand-chamfered 18K rose gold skeletonized rotor is visible through a sapphire-crystal display back.

Following an international travelling exhibition of these timepieces in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing,New York, and Geneva, the auction will be conducted at the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco. The Only Watch charity auction is organized by the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy (AMM) under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.