Longines and its brand ambassador Kate Winslet have unveiled a limited edition timepiece that will benefit the actress’s charity foundation Golden Hat when it goes on sale.
Only five pieces of The Flagship Heritage by Kate Winslet will be made, with a portion of the money raised from their sale going to the Foundation, whose mission is to change the way people on the autism spectrum are perceived.
Three of the watches watches are being sold in an online auction that runs until June 30. Of the other two, one is owned by the Ms Winslet, the other is going to the Longines Museum.
Opening bids for the Kate Winslet watches began at $25,000. With four days to go until the auction ends, one has a high bid of $79,500. The other two are currently at $27,000.
Three winning bidders will have the opportunity to receive their new timepiece directly from the British actress at her next public appearance with Longines.
The Flagship Heritage by Kate Winslet is a 35mm ladies’ watch that features a brushed dial, 18 karat gold case, and camel calf leather strap.
Each of the timepieces is inscribed on the case back with an edition number alongside the distinctive engraving of the Flagship Collection.
The Flagship Heritage by Kate Winslet is equipped with a self-winding mechanical movement, caliber L609, along with a 42-hour power reserve.