29 November 2007,
Price realised HKD 62,500
Estimate HKD 35,000 - HKD 50,000
AUDEMARS PIGUET. AN 18K GOLD NAVETTE-SHAPED SKELETONISED WRISTWATCH
SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, CASE NO. B72524, CIRCA 1985
With finely engraved skeletonised 14k gold lever movement, 17 jewels, mono-metallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, the finely engraved skeletonised dial with decorative scrolled rim, blackened feuille hands, in navette-shaped case with rope-twist band, Vendôme style lugs, together with an 18k gold Audemars Piguet deployant clasp, case and dial signed
Total length including lugs 36 mm.
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Almost certainly unique, this exceptional domino set and music box has the most illustrious and fascinating provenance
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