Watch company Jaeger-LeCoultre watches will provide its atmospheric Atmos 561 by Marc Newson for the charity auction Only Watch, developed by an outstanding designer Marc Newson.
The history of these watches begins in 1926. Modifying and transforming for decades, Atmos clocks are unique autonomous clock work. They absolutely do not need winding. His energy they get from the air. Such a system is self-sufficiency based on the laws of thermodynamics. The driving force is enclosed in a pressurized hour’s capsule, inside which is a mixture of gas and liquid volatile chloroethyl. When temperature fluctuations ranging from 15 to 30 degrees Celsius mixture begins to open and close, and that pushes the windup spring.
The system is sensitive to even slight temperature fluctuations. In addition to purely function-hour clock watch is equipped with display of moon phases and months. Theoretically, this watch is able to keep time for 600 years.
Profit from the charity auction is aimed weekdays on medical research of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This genetic disorder occurs only in boys. According to statistics, one child gets sick from 3.5 thousand children. Currently in Europe only 30 thousand of these patients.
Only Watch – the most prestigious watch auctions. This event is held every two years, with the time and place of the meeting is very well chosen – Monegasque yacht show attracts the largest and most prestigious manufacturers and their respective clients. Oversees hourly auction Prince Albert II, and the organizers of the trade act Pettavino Luke, president of the Monaco Yacht Show, and Osvaldo Patrizzi, the owner of the auction house Patrizzi & Co. Only Watch participants are the most prestigious watch brands, so to speak, creme de la creme of Swiss industry, each of which is specifically for the auction makes a unique model.