Girard-Perregaux, iconic luxury Swiss watch brand, has announced the creation of a unique timepiece to be auctioned during Christie’s Annual Green Auction on April 11, 2012. The auction, hosted by Christie’s for the third time, will be celebrated on April 11, 2012 at the Rockefeller Center, with a companion online auction hosted by Charitybuzz from March 29 -April19, 2012.
The Green Auction is a borderless collaboration of individuals, organizations, and businesses who are engaged, in spirit and action, in the protection and conservation of the environment. The star-studded affair is expected to raise millions of dollars in proceeds for four of the world’s leading environmental nonprofits- Oceana, Conservation International (CI), Central Park Conservancy (CPC), and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)- specifically to benefit water-conservation projects central to each organization.
The 2012 Green Auction marks the third year the brand has supported this event, since its start in 2010. The Greem Aictopm is co-chaired by Graydon and Anna Carter, James R. Hedges IV, François-Henri Pinault and Salma Hayek, and David and Susan Rockefeller. The evening event will feature a live musical performance by Grace Potter of Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and Live Fantasy auction.
Following an exclusive cocktail reception, the live auction will offer attendees the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind fantasy lots including a unique Girard-Perregaux timepiece. The Sea Hawk “Green Auction” 1000 features a steel and rubber 44 mm case and houses a Girard-Perregaux manufacture automatic movement with 46 hours power reserve indicator and is water resistant to 1,000 meters.