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    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 68

    Audemars Piguet. A fine and rare 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with two-tone champagne dial

    SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET & CO., GENÈVE, NO. 44'635, MANUFACTURED IN 1941

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    Audemars Piguet. A fine and rare 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with two-tone champagne dial
    Signed Audemars Piguet & Co., Genève, no. 44'635, manufactured in 1941
    Cal. VZAH 13''' nickel-finished lever movement, 22 jewels, two-tone champagne dial, applied baton and Roman numerals, outer railway five minute divisions and tachymetre scale, three engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, circular case, snap on back, two oval chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
    32 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Audemars Piguet, the present watch was sold in 1941.

    A similar chronograph wristwatch bearing number 44'639 is illustrated in Audemars Piguet by Gisbert L. Brunner, Christian Pfeiffer-Belli, Martin K. Wehrli, first edition, p. 242, pl. 335 & 338b.

    Consigned by a private collector, the present watch stands out by its very good overall condition and the highly attractive two-tone champagne dial.

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    Property of a discerning European Collector