This year, the biggest highlight of the auction that the world's watch fans and collectors should not miss is the extraordinary auction price of the El Primero chronograph. This one-of-a-kind El Primero watch is the first and only platinum Zenith A386 watch, designed by Phillips and Bacs & Russo to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Zenith's historic timepiece.replica omega It is worth mentioning that the proceeds from this auction will be donated to Zoé4life, a member of the Childhood Cancer International network. The event culminated in the 50th anniversary of the Zenith El Primero watch. These celebrations spanned 2019, including a world tour across five continents and a grand evening on the eve of the auction to celebrate Zenith's first integrated automatic chronograph in watchmaking history in 1969.
Geneva, Switzerland - November 10, 2019 - When auctioneer Aurel Bacs was behind today's Geneva Watch Auction X and auctioned an extraordinary orphan El Primero platinum watch at a record price, the whole world was It’s moving. As the legendary timepiece of Zenith, the 50th anniversary of the first self-winding chronograph El Primero, which was launched in 1969, has reached its climax. Indeed, this watch is uniquely designed to commemorate historic milestones, and its auction price is staggering, up to [250'650] US dollars (equivalent to [250'000] Swiss francs).
On the eve of the auction, on November 8th,orologi replica the grand evening at the legendary La Réserve luxury hotel in Geneva provided a great opportunity to set the stage. About 300 guests, big collectors, friends and journalists from all walks of life were invited to attend the event. Under the auspices of the extraordinary writer and watch connoisseur Nick Foulkes, they launched a 1969 fascinating journey. Zenith CEO Julien Tornare tells some unforgettable anecdotes and reviews the extraordinary journey behind the legend of El Primero. If the performance of the magician Romain makes everyone sit in danger, then all the guests stand up for the masters of El Primero's manufacturing masters. It is also a truly magical experience.
One of those moments is particularly touching: without Charles Vermot's genius craftsmanship and firmness, there would be no El Primero. This time his son Michel came to the scene and accepted the applause of the guests present.
This is the perfect prelude to the extraordinary timepiece: Zenith CEO Julien Tornare and Phillips senior consultant Aurel Bacs teamed up to launch the extraordinary 50th Anniversary El Primero Platinum Watch to be auctioned at the Geneva replica IWC watches Auction X. The following announcement by Mr. Julien Tornare also gave a consistent applause: the proceeds from this auction will be donated to Zoé4life, a member of the Childhood Cancer International network.