A once in a lifetime opportunity. For the first time Swatch will offer an individual the possibility to create a very personal interpretation of the Swatch style. Working with a Swatch designer the buyer of MY SWATCH will collaborate to produce a limited edition of 100 pieces celebrating philanthropic spirit.
This project honors the historic partnership between God's Love We
Deliver, Sotheby's and Swatch.
Priceless (no minimum bid)
Final bid USD 40,000 (bidder from New York, it was Henry Buhl)
Henry Buhl created the Gent Finger Nails (GZ183). It features a photo taken by the late Helmut Newton: California Finger Nails Hollywood (1981)
Quite a few Fingernails watches have been sold in aid and for the benefit of the Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless (ACE), a charity founded by Henry Buhl.
I assume that no more than 20 pcs are in "circulation". A few collectors bought privately from Henry Buhl: definitely #006/100 (in 2010), #014 and #017/100 (in 2015). Possibly some more.
#003/100 is now part of the famous Haas collection: