11. Carl F Bucherer Manero Peripheral Only Watch 2017
A timeless classic in design, this version sees Carl F Bucherer’s peripheral rotor rendered in the same royal blue that highlights the dial, as does the date indicator’s 11 – the day of the auction.
Estimate: CHF 18,000 – 23,000; www.carl-f-bucherer.com
12. Chanel J12 – XS
This already-stunning, diamond-set version of Chanel’s famous J12 comes with a cuff embroidered by the legendary Maison Lesage, one that doubles as a pass to the maison’s ready to wear show in March.
Estimate: CHF 33,000 – 45,000; www.chanel.com
13. Chopard Superfast 8hz Power Control Porsche 919 Only Watch 2017
This version of Chopard’s most high-performance timepiece is a tribute to Belgian racing driver Jacky Ickx. The dial is inspired by the colours of his helmet and signed by the man himself.
Estimate: CHF 18,000 – 25,000; www.chopard.com
14. Christophe Claret Magicafiore De Christophe Claret
While the 59 blue sapphires and 15 marquise-cut emeralds set into the white gold case of the Magicafiore are stunning, it’s the hand-engraved dragonfly indicators that make it unique.
Estimate: CHF 70,000 – 100,000; www.christopheclaret.com
15. Chronoswiss Flying Regulator “Red Passion” For Only Watch 2017
A unique reinterpretation of the uncompromising contemporary style of Chronoswiss with a black DLC case, red guilloche, multi-level dial and matching alligator strap.
Estimate: CHF 9,000 – 16,000; www.chronoswiss.com
16. DeWitt Academia
The Academia isn’t a unique watch and neither is this particular one – yet. The winning bidder will have the chance to create their own unique dial with the masters at DeWitt.
Estimate: CHF 25,000 – 40,000; www.dewitt.ch
17. FPJourne Chronographe Monopoussoir Rattrapante
FPJourne hasn’t just re-issued a piece with a little change; this is a unique timepiece from dial to case. It also happens to be one of their clearest, most concise and overall coolest pieces to date.
Estimate: CHF 200,000 – 400,000; www.fpjourne.com
18. Fabergé “If Life Gives You Lemons …”
Not only this new version of Faberge’s award-winning Visionnaire unique for its citrus-yellow highlights (the thematic colour of this year’s auction) and black case, it’s actually the very first of the new generation available in the world.
Estimate: CHF 27,000 – 47,000; www.faberge.com
19. Frederique Constant Manufacture Perpetual Calendar
Frederique Constant’s perpetual calendar – already one of the best value-for-money high complications in the industry – has been given a facelift with the dark, metallic grain of meteorite.
Estimate: CHF 17,000 – 27,000; frederiqueconstant.com
20. Girard-Perregaux Laureato 2017 Special Edition
This version of the relaunched 1970s Laureato replaces its usual array of case materials in favour of a unique bronze case, offering plenty of space to watch the metal’s signature patina develop.
Estimate: CHF 15,000 – 18,000; www.girard-perregaux.com