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Only Watch event for the first time in GenevaLong name: ARMIN STROM's Skeleton Pure Only Watch Edition 2015

ARMIN STROM's Skeleton Pure Only Watch edition 2015 will be auctioned for charity at the highly anticipated, biennial Only Watch event on November 7 in Geneva. The auction benefit supports scientific and medical research regarding Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

For the first time, the auction will be held in Geneva and be the opening event of Geneva Watch Auction Week, when hundreds of connoisseurs and collectors gather in the city.

The Only Watch collection of 44 one-of-a-kind fine timepieces will be unveiled at the Monaco Yacht Show September 23-26 and followed by a four-city tour of Hong Kong, Beijing, New York and London in October. It will be displayed in Geneva for two days prior to the auction, which will be conducted by Phillips in association with Bacs & Russo.

The ARMIN STROM Skeleton Pure Only Watch edition 2015 is powered by Calibre ARM09-S and features a striking PVD coated matte black main plate and bridges. Colorization enhances the dimension and definition of the movement's complex design.

The entirely skeletonized Calibre ARM09-S is a manual-wind, double-barrel movement with an eight-day power reserve. The dial exhibits hours, minutes, small seconds and power reserve indicator. ARMIN STROM designs its watches so the more intricate side of the calibre is visible on the dial side. When the Skeleton Pure is wound, the double-barrel movement creates an engaging animation.

Through five auctions spanning 10 years, Only Watch has raised more than 15 million Euros to finance scientific and medical research regarding neuromuscular diseases and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The event is organized by Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies, the Monaco Yacht Show and Phillips auction house in association with Bacs & Russo.

The independent Swiss watch manufacturer ARMIN STROM specializes in skeleton and open-worked mechanical timepieces. From its manufacture in Biel/Bienne, the firm has developed and produces eight in-house calibres, including a micro-rotor tourbillon and its collections are offered in limited editions.