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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 66

    Audemars Piguet. A fine, rare and possibly unique 18K gold, sapphire and diamond-set skeletonized square wristwatch

    SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, REF. 5169, MOVEMENT NO. 63'462, CASE NO. 19'986, MANUFACTURED IN 1960

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    Audemars Piguet. A fine, rare and possibly unique 18K gold, sapphire and diamond-set skeletonized square wristwatch
    Signed Audemars Piguet, ref. 5169, movement no. 63'462, case no. 19'986, manufactured in 1960
    Cal. 10 TS finely hand-engraved nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, skeletonized dial, subsidiary seconds, square case, sapphire-set bezel with diamond-set hour markers to 3, 6, 9 and 12 o'clock, glazed display snap on back, 18K gold Audemars Piguet buckle, case and movement signed
    29 mm. wide & 33 mm. overall length


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    According to the Archives of Audemars Piguet, the present watch was sold on 15 November 1960.

    With its highly unusual sapphire and diamond-set bezel, it is most probably a unique piece, made to special order for one of Audemars Piguet's important clients.