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    Sale 1243

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    15 March 2016, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 30

    AUDEMARS PIGUET. A FINE AND RARE TITANIUM AND RUBBER LIMITED EDITION AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH DATE

    SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE, RUBENS BARRICHELLO I MODEL, NO. 016/150, REF. 26071IK.OO.D002CA.01, MOVEMENT NO. 607'516, CASE NO. F53911, CIRCA 2000

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    AUDEMARS PIGUET. A FINE AND RARE TITANIUM AND RUBBER LIMITED EDITION AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH DATE
    SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE, RUBENS BARRICHELLO I MODEL, NO. 016/150, REF. 26071IK.OO.D002CA.01, MOVEMENT NO. 607'516, CASE NO. F53911, CIRCA 2000
    Cal. 2326/2840 automatic movement, 50 jewels, black dial with textured centre, luminous Arabic numerals, tachymeter scale, magnified window for date, three subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, octagonal rubber bezel secured by eight screws, two chronograph buttons in the band, screw down crown, stainless steel Audemars Piguet deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    42 mm. bezel width


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    With Audemars Piguet blank warranty, Certificate of Authenticity and Exclusivity, world-wide service booklet, instruction manual, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    The watch is furthermore offered with an autograph of Rubens Barrichello.

    Constantly searching for precision and performance, the alliance between racing driver Rubens Barrichello and Audemars Piguet arose naturally. By crafting the present chronographs with innovative and highly resistant materials, the link between the timepieces and Formula One is clear.

    Born in 1972, Brazilian pilot Rubens Barrichello became a predominant figure of Formula One. Although Rubens encountered difficult first seasons when driving for the Jordan team, many quickly recognized his potential and acute driving skills.

    During the Formula One season of 1994, Barrichello was devastated by the fatal accident of Ayrton Senna and became the leading Brazilian racing driver in the championship. With his gathered experience and solid performances, Rubens joined Ferrari in 2000, where he partnered up with the renowned Michael Schumacher. During his years at Ferrari, Barrichello was able to get multiple podiums and dedicated his first win to Ayrton Senna.

    Throughout his career, Barrichello gathered impressive victories and performance, imposing himself as one of the most experienced F1 driver of all time.

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