Robert Downey Jr., a.k.a. Iron Man on cinemas, is notable for being a watch fan – specifically extremely cool watches from independent watchmakers, including Urwerk, as spotted here . Among these, the UR-111C Black was additionally spotted on his wrist at the debuts of Marvel’s Avengers Endgame in New York and Los Angeles. Urwerk is presently auctioning this very watch to help Random Act Funding, an altruistic association established by Susan and Robert Downey Jr.
Like all Urwerk manifestations, the UR-111C is unusual. It is futuristic, exceptionally specialized and features a remarkable time show. Introduced in 2018 , this horological UFO is, notwithstanding, a departure from the orbital meandering hour sign Urwerk is known for. Through three curved sapphire precious stones at the front of the watch, the UR-111C shows hopping computerized hours and two reformist moment shows. The seconds are demonstrated carefully through two circles under a purported “image conduit”. The interface with the watch is troublesome as well. There is no crown, in the conventional way. The winding system is worked by a since quite a while ago, fluted chamber coordinated on the highest point of the case. Time setting is performed by pulling out a switch from the correct side of the case.
Regarding today’s news, it is to be noticed that it’s the third time Urwerk has helped raise assets with the Downey family. Last December, the UR-105 CT Iron worn by Robert Downey Jr. in Avengers Endgame sold for USD 312,500 at Phillips. All returns were given to Random Act Funding, a humanitarian association established by Susan and Robert Downey, “dedicated to conveying thoughtfulness as monetary help at a nearby, public and worldwide level.” Each year, Random Act Funding chooses associations that are truly changing the world and award them assets to help their projects.
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The third watch to be auctioned by Urwerk and Downey Jr. is a UR-111C Black, a restricted release of only 25 pieces. The first deals cost was CHF 130,000. The current model was worn by Robert Downey Jr. on a few public appearances. It is indistinguishable altogether focuses to a standard model, except for one cool detail, the watch is engraved RDJ on the back.
Downey’s Urwerk UR-111C Black will be auctioned to the most elevated bidder on the Urwerk Pre-claimed stage (requiring a login). It is a private auction for which Urwerk proprietors have been welcome to offer until February 24th. In any case, if you’re intrigued and are a genuine bidder, you can connect with Urwerk utilizing their contact structure. What’s more, whether you are a devotee of Marvel Comics or not, this is a very cool watch and an extraordinary chance to treat yourself while supporting a decent cause.
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