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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 247

    AUDEMARS PIGUET. A RARE SLIM 18K GOLD CUSHION AUTOMATIC TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, NO. 198, REF. 25643, CIRCA 1988

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    AUDEMARS PIGUET. A RARE SLIM 18K GOLD CUSHION AUTOMATIC TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, NO. 198, REF. 25643, CIRCA 1988
    With lever movement, 32 jewels, one-minute tourbillon carriage made from titanium with mono-metallic compensation balance visible through aperture in the dial at 11 o'clock, hammer-style automatic, automatic weight with AP initials visible through fan-form aperture in the dial at 6 o'clock, champagne sunburst-patterned dial with applied disk numerals, cushion-form case with stepped bezel, the back with winding crown, case, crystal and movement signed, with an 18k gold Audemars Piguet double deployant clasp
    39mm length


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    Accompanied by Audemars Piguet certificate dated 27 FEB 1988.

    Audemars Piguet commenced production of this model of tourbillon wristwatch in 1986. The slimness of the case design results from the use of the back plate of the movement as the case back which reveals several jewels.