When the idea was first hatched that we would work with IWC on auctioning a rare-in-this-condition Porsche Design by IWC Ocean 2000 ref 3504 for charity, a name quickly emerged as someone to consult with on the process. Carson Chan is not only the Head of Mission of Greater China for the Fondation de la*Haute Horlogerie (FHH), but he’s also an out and proud superfan of this*collaboration between Porsche Design and IWC, that was, as we explained in the last story, a victim of its outrageous success.* Whenever we*would speak about this particular watch, well before this opportunity arose, his excitement and energy level rose alarmingly. It’s only natural that now, barely 12-hours from the end of the auction of the Porsche Design by IWC Ocean 2000 ref 3504, that we unleash the geek beast in Carson, and give you a couple more – I would say fairly salient – reasons to take it off the market for a still-reasonable price. The bidding is currently at $9000AUD ($6400USD, a pinch really). The auction ends at midday tomorrow AEST. Once again, we wish all bidders luck. * 1. What makes the Porsche Design by IWC Ocean 2000 ref 3504 a collectible…

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