9 November 2019 in Geneva will host the Only Watch charity auction in favour of the Monaco Association against muscular dystrophy (Monégasque contre les Myopathies AMM). Seven previous auctions raised a total of 40 million Swiss francs, which were used to Finance studies of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a degenerative neuromuscular disease that affects one in every 3,500 children, adolescents and young people worldwide.
In 2019, the Geneva manufactory Patek Philippe will donate a new and unique watch: the first and only instance of the Grandmaster Chime, in stainless steel. Watch Grandmaster Chime with article 6300A-010 created specially for the Only Watch auction of 2019. The model has two dial rose gold and ebony. On the additional clock light dial is the inscription “The Only One”.
Grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300A-010: caliber 300 GS AL 36-750 QIS FUS IRM. Mechanical movement with manual winding. The off indicator of the striking mechanism. The time of day indicator of the second time zone. Day of the week, numbers (on both dials), month, cycle of the leap years (indicated with arrows). Four-digit indication of the year in the window. 24-hour and minute sub-dial. Indication of head position (R,A,H). Pivoting stainless steel case with a guilloche pattern “Paris nails”, protected against humidity and dust (not water resistant). Dial time pink gold with applied gold numerals pagetime. Black dial calendar. The plates of the dial are in 18K gold. Hand-stitched strap shiny black alligator leather with square pattern. Deployant clasp. Case diameter: 47,7 mm. Thickness: rate of 16.07 mm.