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Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Charity Watch Auction to Support a Cure for MS
The New York office of watch auctioneer, Antiquorum, will be the scene of a watch and jewelry auction that will support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in their goal of creating a world free of multiple sclerosis, a chronic disease of the central nervous system.
The invitation only MissionMS Auction will take place on October 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Antiquorum Auctioneers on Madison Avenue. Antiquorum will be conducting the charity auction as well as donating their auction space.
Registration for bidding as well as the auction catalogue will be available at www.antiquorum.com beginning October 1. The auction will be conducted live at Antiquorum, with real-time bidding on the Internet at www.antiquorum.com. Audemars Piguet, Cartier, Carrera Y Carrera and Hublot are among the watch and jewelry brands that have donated timepieces for this event.
“Antiquorum is extremely honored to conduct this unique charity auction benefiting The Multiple Sclerosis Society,” says Evan Zimmermann, Antiquorum president. “This is an exceptional opportunity for people around the globe to acquire extraordinary timepieces from the world’s leading watch brands and simultaneously help to spread awareness and eliminate this debilitating disease.”
The National MS Society‘s mission is to create a world free of MS, a chronic disease of the central nervous system characterized by changes in sensation, visual problems, weakness, depression, difficulties with coordination, balance and speech, impaired mobility and disability.
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