The First Urwerk UR-100 “Fight C-19” In Gold Sold For 96,500 Swiss Francs (Excluding Tax)
Urwerk has announced that the weekend auction of the UR-100 "Fight C-19" attracted a top bid of 96,500.00 Swiss francs (excluding tax). The generous purchaser of Urwerk "Fight C-19" (please read more about the watch here), an Iranian national based in Liverpool, England, has selected the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) association as the beneficiary of the funds raised.
The winning bidder explained, "As the first institution in the world dedicated to research and teaching in tropical medicine, LSTM plays a key role in fight against COVID-19. It is also a symbol of the city's past where Liverpool was a prominent port city which carried on an extensive trade with overseas regions." Urwerk will also buy and donate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to the most vulnerable people living in Switzerland via a donation to the Swiss Red Cross.