Raised $8.5 million in an auction marking the launch of the Spider-Man watch in collaboration with Marvel

Amman Today

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revealed Audemars Piguet A Swiss company specializing in the manufacture of luxury watches, unveiled its limited edition “Royal Oak Concept Tourbillon Spider-Man“, which enhances its cooperation with Marvel International, as this partnership culminated in an auction.”Black Suit Spider-ManA one-of-a-kind piece sold for an exceptional price of $6.2 million.

The watch is inspired by the Marvel universe

On May 25, the company unveiled its new watch, which is inspired by the world of heroes Marvel IncrediblesRoyal Oak Concept Tourbillon Spider-Manwhich is limited to only 250 pieces, and this watch appears in a 42 mm diameter titanium case with a black ceramic bezel and crown, a mixture of traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge technology, according to the site. luxurytribune.

Spider-Man watch

Spider-Man watch design details

A key design element is the openwork caliber 2974 movement, which reveals a… Spider-Man Engraved and hand-drawn as if it were floating thanks to the transparency of the watch, this is another tangible expression of the collaboration between the company and the Marvel universe, which began in 2021 with the launch of the concept. Royal Oak Concept “Black Panther” Flying Tourbillon.

In turn, the company’s CEO, Francois Henry, expressed his happiness with the cooperation, and said: “For this second collaboration with Marvel, we want to pay tribute to” Spider-Man “, one of the most famous superheroes in the Marvel universe who realizes with great power comes great responsibility, and celebrates On this occasion, we are pleased to reiterate our commitment to the organization Ashoka To empower young people to become agents of change, they are our heroes in real life.”

Spider-Man watch design
Spider-Man watch design

Besides the limited edition Spider-Man watch, the company is also auctioning off a unique piece called Royal Oak Concept Tourbillon “Black Suit Spider-Man”And this watch displays the character of Spider-Man in a black suit, a reference to the one that the superhero wore in many comics drawings in the eighties, with a white gold case delicately patterned to mimic the luminous spider web, and the auction took place in the Central Park Tower in Dubai.

The report indicated that the sale process achieved a rare success, as the watch was sold for $ 6.2 million, and the proceeds of the auction, which includes three pieces, were collected, including Royal Oak Concept Tourbillon “Black Suit Spider-Man”, 8.5 million dollars, and non-profit organizations based in the United States will benefit from it, First Book And Ashoka. Availability First BookInc., based in Washington, D.C., provides access to new books for children in need, while you work Ashokalocated in Arlington, Virginia, is promoting social entrepreneurship globally.

These funds will further Audemars Piguet’s initiative “Time for Change: Dream, Act, Change Our World”, inspiring young people from low-income communities to become agents of change, with more than 50,000 books distributed, benefiting 750,000 students aged 5 to 18 across the board. across the United States, and reaches 25,000 book teachers First Book Serving children in need, the program also plans to expand internationally to include Brazil, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, Canada and Indonesia.

Unique Spider-Man watch
Unique Spider-Man watch


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