Maurice Lacroix created a special version of its Aikon skeleton watch to be auctioned by Phillips to benefit TimeForArt, a watch auction charity that supports contemporary artists and public art education. The auction, Phillips’ New York Watch Auction: ‘Seven,’ is slated for December 10 and 11.
For the special auction piece, Maurice Lacroix has worked closely with movement specialist Sellita to devise a new version of its automatic ML115 (base SW200).
The watchmaker has applied a special rainbow treatment to the movement plate and bridges. The oscillating weight has also been is customized, incorporating sandblasted and sun-brushed decoration.
Housed in a 39mm stainless steel case, the special Aikon skeleton watch is supplied with a matching bracelet and supplied with an additional black rubber strap. Auction estimate: $3,000 – $6,000.