The Only Watch auction held on September 23rd in Monaco exceeded expectations with 4.5 million Euro raised. The annual fundraiser raised money for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research. Collectors worldwide came to Monaco to bid on 40 unique timepieces from top watch brands. The highest bid went for Patek Philippe’s reference 3939 stainless steel, minute repeater and tourbillion, it sold for 1.4 million Euros.

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