Geneva, November 11, 2014—— At the Sotheby’s Geneva auction house, the Swiss luxury watchmaker Schaffhausen IWC auctioned a timeless wrist watch table. This special edition of the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph ‘Last Flight’ was sold for 40,000 Swiss francs, and the proceeds will be donated to the Anthony Saint Exupery Youth Foundation to fund its development at a children’s hospital in Brazil charity work.
Time flies, almost 70 years before the last flight of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. IWC has launched a special edition of the limited edition platinum pilot’s chronograph ‘Last Flight’ (model: IW388005) to pay tribute to the final flight of this great pilot. The masterpiece of this watch is equipped with a brown silicon nitride ceramic case, a brown dial and a brown calfskin strap. The buttons, crown and case are made of platinum; the silky matte case has an outstanding texture, and the dial is decorated with sunlight. The pattern adds noble charm to it. The watch is limited to only 17 pieces in the world, and this one is naturally precious as one of them. IWC also deepened its long-term partnership with future generations of Saint Exupery through this auction. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the charity Antoine de Saint-Exupéry pour la Jeunesse.
Pilot’s Watch Chronograph ‘Last Flight’ Special Edition, Model IW388005
The precious watch auction organized by Sotheby’s Geneva auction house was launched in Geneva on November 11, 2014. The auction money totaled 40,000 Swiss francs and was all donated to the little prince child in Curitiba, Brazil. hospital. ‘This auction is part of our fulfillment of our corporate social responsibility, which is in line with the humanitarian sentiment of Saint-Exupéry, a famous French pilot and writer,’ said Georges Kern, chief executive of IWC Every effort is made to support the Anthony Saint-Exupery Youth Foundation, which leverages a large international network to implement charitable projects around the world to assist vulnerable children in the region. ‘The Brazilian Children’s Hospital, which has received donations, provides a sophisticated Medical services such as heart surgery, organ and bone transplants, and cancer treatments. Thanks to IWC’s donation, a rest area for inpatient children and adolescents will soon be adding a library.
Books in Children’s Hospital
Olivier d’Agay, president of Saint-Exupéry-d’Agay Estate, and nephew of Saint-Exupéry-d’Agay Estate, To praise: ‘Thank you very much for the successful bidders. We will use the funds carefully and effectively in charity projects. We hope to inspire these hospitalized children to read and explore the culture through books, computers and e-books, and let them enjoy their spare time It makes more sense. This will help hospitalized children and adolescents get better cultural education, and it will also benefit their children’s siblings and their families. ‘ , IWC has carried out a number of watch charity auctions with Sotheby’s auction house. Last year, auction money for a special edition of the small pilot’s perpetual calendar watch ‘Little Prince’ has been fully invested in two teaching buildings with libraries in Cambodia, providing 1,200 children with schooling opportunities.
Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen focuses on technology and innovation, and has continuously created watches of lasting value since 1868. The company eagerly pursues innovative solutions and original technologies, and has won wide acclaim internationally. As one of the world’s leading brands in the field of professional luxury watches, IWC combines high precision performance and unique design to create a model that reflects the highest state of fine watchmaking art. As an environmentally conscious and socially responsible company, IWC actively promotes sustainable production, supports the work of children and youth organizations around the world, and maintains close cooperation with climate protection and environmental protection agencies.