ONLY WATCH 2015 INTERNATIONAL TOUR SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
SIXTH EDITION OF CHARITY AUCTION TO BE HELD IN GENEVA UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF AUREL BACS
The sixth edition of the biennial charity auction of unique timepieces, sold for the benefit of research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, will take place in Geneva on 7 November 2015.
Organised by Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies and Monaco Yacht Show, renowned watch expert Aurel Bacs and Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo joins Only Watch 2015 to present a collection of 44 exceptional one-off timepieces created by the finest watchmakers.
The full international tour schedule is listed below:
In future seasons, the Phillips Watches department plans to expand its sales calendar internationally, organising sales in flagship premises in London, New York and soon in Hong Kong. The newly created team of international watch specialists will respond to the ever-increasing demand for the highest quality pieces and the rarest models in the most scholarly and passionate way. Following the Only Watch Auction on 7 November, Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo will hold a various owners sale on 8 November 2015 entitled The Geneva Watch Auction: Two. Another auction, the first to take place in Hong Kong, is scheduled for 1 December 2015.
ABOUT PHILLIPS, IN ASSOCIATION WITH BACS & RUSSO: The Phillips Watch Department, created in November 2014, is dedicated exclusively to the vast world of Fine Collectors Watches. The department, based in Geneva, is partnered with the firm of Aurel Bacs and Livia Russo. Bacs & Russo, specialising in Fine Collectors Watches, has been established in response to the ever-increasing need for collectors around the world to easily access scholarship, guidance and quality across the board. The inaugural watch auctions held on 9 and 10 May 2015 realised a combined total of SFr 29.6 million / $31.8 million / €28.4 million, selling 97% by lot. The auctions sold four watches for over $1 million and established multiple records including for any stainless steel wristwatch, for any Rolex sold at auction, and for any Rolex Day-Date.
ABOUT PHILLIPS: Phillips is a leading global platform for buying and selling 20th and 21st Century art and design. With dedicated expertise in the areas of Art, Design, Photographs, Editions, Watches, and Jewelry, Phillips offers professional services and advice on all aspects of collecting. Auctions and exhibitions are held at salerooms in New York, London and Geneva, while clients are further served through representative offices based throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Phillips also offers an online auction platform accessible anywhere in the world.