Engineer Jean-Mairet founded Jean Mairet & Gillman in 2000 in Geneva. Linked to the famous Bovet watchmaking family, Jean Mairet traces the roots back to the year 1766, when one of his ancestors, Jean-Henry Mairet, started to produce watchmaking tools. The company has for some time attracted attention through exclusive specialties.
Up for auction as of today on Catawiki, the JMG Hora Mundi Limited Edition is an elegant 41mm watch of only 25 pieces. Through the World Time function it is possible to tell the time time throughout the world while its alarm function helps to keep scheduling on time whether for business or pleasure.
The watch runs on an automatic, Caliber JMG 1999 31 rubies with a 42-44 hour power reserve. The watch features an engraved pink gold oscillating weight and features hours, minutes, seconds, date, alarm, GMT. There is also a date window at 6 o’clock.
As at the time of publication the auction has 7 days and 6 hours to run. The watch us expected to fetch somewhere in the region of $29,490 to 38,400.
As this rare piece is being auctioned by Catawiki you can be assured it is genuine. Why? Because identity checks are performed before any Seller can offer goods on the site. Not only that, there is an experienced auctioneer behind the sale of the watch, so his reputation is staked on the authenticity of the piece.