10 Things Rocking the Industry



1. WatchesIn the watch business, the term limited edition carries an ambiguous meaning, making it susceptible to misuse. There is, however, no mistaking the limited nature of the 40 one-off timepieces in the Only Watch auction, which took place in Monaco on Sept. 23 and raised $6.3 million to support research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The models—donated by the world’s best watch­makers—included a fanciful Flying Panda timepiece by MB&F in collaboration with Chinese artist Huang Hankang, the sleek black-on-black Richard Mille RM 027 Tourbillon worn by Rafael Nadal when he won the 2011 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters tennis championships, and the ultimate collector bait: Patek Philippe Ref. 3939, a minute repeater and tourbillon that brought in $1.9 million alone.2. AuctionsWith this ring, Marilyn wed the Yankee Clipper.Can’t make it to New York City for Christie’s Elizabeth
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