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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 173

    Audemars Piguet. A large stainless steel automatic chronograph wristwatch with date and certificate

    SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE, VOLCANO MODEL, REF. 26170ST, MOVEMENT NO. 681'327, CASE NO. G 01251, CIRCA 2007

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    Audemars Piguet. A large stainless steel automatic chronograph wristwatch with date and certificate
    Signed Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak Offshore, Volcano model, Ref. 26170ST, movement no. 681'327, case no. G 01251, circa 2007
    MOVEMENT: automatic, cal. 3126/3840, 59 jewels
    DIAL: black textured, applied orange Arabic numerals, orange outer ring for tachymeter scale, three engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, magnified window for date
    CASE: stainless steel, tonneau-shaped, octagonal bezel secured by eight screws, back secured by eight screws, screw down crown, two chronograph buttons in the band, 42 mm. wide
    SIGNED: case, dial, movement
    BUCKLE: stainless steel Audemars Piguet deployant clasp
    ACCOMPANIED BY: Audemars Piguet Certificate de Garantie & d'Authenticité stamped by Marbella, Spain retailer Gomez & Molina and dated 12 July 2007.


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    The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Volcano is a special edition, distinguished by the bright orange accents highlighting the black dial. Consigned by its original owner, an important private collector, the present example is furthermore preserved in excellent overall condition.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTOR