Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Online Auction to Benefit UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Famous watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre is offering an iconic and unique timepiece for auction, the proceeds to benefit India’s Sundarbans UNESCO World Heritage site. The watch is one of the two vintage 1958 Geophysic Chronometers Model E168 tested by professional climber Stephane Schaffter and his team during their recent Geophysic Expedition to the Himalayas.

Jaeger-LeCoultre has a long-term partnership with the UNESCO World Heritage Center and the International Herald Tribune to help defend and protect outstanding marine sites that require immediate intervention to be saved.

The auction begins on March 18th, 2010 at 12:00 CET.

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