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IWC at the 2019 Oscars

IWC at the 2019 Oscars

IWC and Bradley Cooper team up for a new charity project at the  2019 Oscars. Singing the Oscar winning duet ‘Shallow’ written by Lady Gaga from his acclaimed film When a Star is Born, both shone on stage.

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Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga singing ‘Shallow’ at the Oscars 2019 (pictured above)

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At this years Academy Awards ceremony, the actor and IWC brand ambassador wore a Big Pilot’s Watch Single Piece with a one-of-a-kind engraving. This watch is currently being auctioned by Sotheby’s and IWC will donate its full proceeds to the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation.

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With the funds, the foundation will support the association Arrimage, a charitable organization that focuses on teaching visually impaired children how to read drawings using their sense of touch.

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Big Pilot’s Watch Single Piece (Ref. IW500923)

The timepiece features a midnight blue dial and is housed in a case made of 18-carat 5N gold. It is powered by the IWC-manufactured 51111-caliber movement. In no time at all, the spring-mounted rotor and Pellaton pawl-winding system build up a power reserve of seven days. On the case back, there is a one-off engraving of the iconic quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s “The Little Prince”: “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly“.

The auction is organized by Sotheby’s. Starting February 22, 11am EST/ 4pm GMT and until March 4, 11am EST/ 4pm GMT, bids for the Big Pilot’s Watch Single Piece(Ref. IW500923) can be placed online on:

www.sothebys.com/buy/35534ada-d5f9-4995-9009-0907378eda44

Explore the wider IWC collection at J Farren-Price online or visit our Sydney boutique – open 7 days a week.

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