IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Single Piece With A Special Engraving (Ref. IW500923) Sold For USD 60,000
IWC Schaffhausen auctioned a Big Pilot’s Watch Single Piece with a one-of-a-kind engraving. The online auction was organized by Sotheby’s and the special timepiece garnered an outstanding winning bid of USD 60,000. The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer will donate its full proceeds from the auction to the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation, helping it support the Association Arrimage.
IWC Schaffhausen announced a unique charity project on 21st February (you can read more about here). While attending the Academy Awards ceremony, IWC brand ambassador Bradley Cooper wore a Big Pilot’s Watch Single Piece (Ref. IW500923) to be auctioned by Sotheby’s. The Big Pilot’s Watch features a unique engraving of the iconic quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s famous novel, The Little Prince, on the back of its 18-carat 5N gold case – “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly” – creating a link to the charitable cause that the auction supports.