To mark the 8th edition of Only Watch, Hublot has created a unique piece in the charity’s colours; a work of art for the wrist, the sale of which will benefit research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The auction will be held on 9 November 2019 in Geneva.
Hublot has redesigned the Classic Fusion Tourbillon Sapphire Orlinski for Only Watch and signed its sapphire as a “Unique piece”. The white gold bezel, set with 54 baguette-cut topazes, echoes the facets of the 45 mm case. The timepiece is entirely transparent and reveals an openworked architecture, showcasing the gears, tourbillon cage and power reserve. It will be delivered in a sapphire gift box, supported by the famous “Wild Kong” by Richard Orlinski. The new owner of the watch will meet Richard Orlinski at his art gallery in Paris.
We have been a partner of this esteemed event organised by Only Watch since 2005. Each edition provides us with the opportunity to be more inventive and creative in support of the fight against this rare disorder affecting children. The concept of a unique piece, reminiscent of an objet d’art, means it was only natural for us to partner with sculptor Richard Orlinski this year. We are delighted and extremely proud to contribute to advances in research. – Ricardo Guadalupe CEO of HUBLOT
This timepiece will tour the world – Monaco, Dubai, Paris, London, New York, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei – before reaching Geneva for the auction hosted by Christie’s.