The acclaimed luxury watch manufacturer Cabestan is honored to be a supporter for the charity auction ďOnly Watch 09 ď, to be held under the auspices of S.A.S Prince Albert II of Monaco.
Due to Jean-Francois Ruchonnet, the creator of the Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical, the brandís successful activity is closely linked to charity campaigns. Thus, the Cabestanís exclusive timepiece, featuring a signature of the five-time world champion rally driver Sebastien Loeb, will be put up for an auction at Only Watch 09 on the 24th of September in Monaco. All funds raised from the sale will directly aid research efforts for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
The Cabestanís founder and Sebastien Loeb enjoy a close bond of friendship. Therefore, the famous sportsman willingly supported the brand. As a race car enthusiast, Francois Ruchonnet has been taking an active part in the automobile racing competitions.
Participation in the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans, which is scheduled for 2011, is Jean -Francois Ruchonnetís fresh target.
According to Cabestanís creator, the company expresses its commitment to the heritage of the past, adapting it to modern lifestyle. The brandís products are examples of excellent craftsmanship, inherent in the classical fine watchmaking, combined with sophisticated up-to-date technical elements. Jean-Francois Ruchonnet is also sure that the Cabestan exclusive watch, to be introduced at Only Watch 09, will provide a true delight even to the most demanding collectors.
Jean-Francois Ruchonnetís partner at Cabestan, Timothy Bovard is also involved in charity. He has been sponsoring the líAssociation Petits Princes organization, whose activity is aimed at supporting children, suffering from serious deceases.
The Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical Only Watch special edition watch offers the functions of hours, minutes and seconds, read from two engraved rotary drums. The watch offers a respectable power reserve of 72 hours.
The timepiece is powered by a hand-wound calibre CAB EC 101 movement, incorporating a vertical tourbillon mechanism. The movement, composed of 1352 elements, features a balance wheel, which beats at the rate of 21, 600 vibrations per hour. The time adjustment is accomplished by an auto-disengaging torque winch.
The watch is performed in two colors: that of natural titanium, the basic part of the case is sculptured in, and that of black PVD treatment, applied on its sides.
The timepiece case-back features the Cabestan logo with inscription Piece Unique.
The Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical Only Watch is secured to the wrist on a top- quality grey crocodile leather strap, featuring grey stitching. The strap is finished with a double buckle, which accommodates the winch crank.