In Sotheby’s upcoming spring sale to be held on May 11th 2013 in Geneva, this exceptional model will be put up for auction on behalf of the Leo Messi foundation.
For Leo Messi, “any initiative that supports the projects developed by the Foundation has my full backing and my sincere gratitude, because thanks to the donations that are raised, we daily seek to restore hope and a reason to smile to children battling adversity. The funds raised during this charity auction will allow us to rehabilitate the Children Public Hospital in my home city of Rosario”.
On show in Hong Kong (from April 3rd to 8th) and in London (from April 12th to 15th), and then in Sotheby’s Zurich (from May 2nd to 3rd) and Geneva (from May 9th to 10th) offices, the Royal Oak Leo Messi number 10 in platinum will be presented for the first time on a rubber strap. It will be accompanied by an autographed T-shirt as well as the original sketch of the watch signed by the player and by Audemars Piguet’s Chief Artistic Officer, Octavio Garcia. Moreover, the fortunate top bidder for this lot will enjoy the exceptional opportunity to watch a football match of Barcelona as well as to meet the legendary footballer in person.