• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 193

    Audemars Piguet. A fine, rare and attractive 18K white gold and diamond-set skeletonized openface keyless lever dress watch

    SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, MOVEMENT NO. 125'199, CASE NOS. 65801 AND 1087 RE, MANUFACTURED IN 1972

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    Audemars Piguet. A fine, rare and attractive 18K white gold and diamond-set skeletonized openface keyless lever dress watch
    Signed Audemars Piguet, movement no. 125'199, case nos. 65801 and 1087 RE, manufactured in 1972
    Cal. 5017 finely engraved gilt-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, skeletonized dial, blued steel hands, circular case, engraved and inlaid black Roman numerals to the enlarged diamond-set bezel, glazed display snap on back, diamond-set triangular-shaped bow, case and movement signed
    47 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Audemars Piguet, the present watch is set with approx. 1.69 carats of diamonds. It was sold to Italy in 1972.
    A very similar watch is prominently illustrated in Audemars Piguet by Gisbert L. Brunner, Christian Pfeiffer-Belli, Martin K. Wehrli, first edition, pl. 16a & b, pp. 90 & 91.