Antiquorum Auctioneers in Geneva is planning to put up for online auction unique watches Maurice Lacroix, started the company in three versions design agency Wallpaper Design. The auction will take place on 1-22 June, and received money from the sale hours will be given to charity.
This is not the first collaboration of the famous watch company and Wallpaper. For the first time jointly developed watches were presented in 2010 – a designer Neil Barrett, Arik Levy and Gvenael Nicholas created a new interpretation of the hours Pontos Decentrique GMT. At this time, experiments with this model continued to three other talents: Belgian Kris Van Asch, Italian architect Rodolfo Dordogne, Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola – each offered their own original interpretation. All three versions hours Pontos Decentrique GMT were represented in this year’s BaselWorld, and now will be sold at auction.
Funds from the sale Pontos Decentrique GMT on choice of designers will be sent to three charitable organizations:
- Fund for the tsunami and earthquakes in Japan, UNICEF (Chris Van Ash)
- European Institute of Oncology (Rodolfo Dordogne)
- Fund GLOBAL Diversity (optional Patricia Urquiola).
According to the expert’s Julien hour Scherer, who is also managing director of Antiquorum Geneva, co Maurice Lacroix, and three talented designers a unique opportunity for collectors to buy a watch is not just a really practical hours, but a natural work of art.