Swiss watch maker Hermes has previously impressed with its variety of creations right from the Travel Alarm Clock to the Bluetooth Headset. And now the brand has designed the Hermes Alligator Table Clock to showcase at the forthcoming Only Watch 2009 event. As we told you before, this is a special even which is held every two years as part of the Monaco Yacht Show under the patronage of HSH Prince ALbert II.
And this time around, some 35 high end watches have enrolled in for the auction. We are told that all benefits will got to support the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Coming back to the clock, this one is made in stainless steel but is covered with 12 layers¬ of red Hermes leather, all of which have been stitched in hand with the aid of natural white linen thread. The measurements are 175mm H x 150mm W x 37mm T.
As far as the technicalities go, the clock is based on a SWiss movements that allows an 8 day power reserve of caliber 51 which function together with 15 jewels that beat at 18,000bph. The clock is kept in a red lacquered traveling case which has a plaque reading ‘Only Watc 2009’.