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    Sale 12572

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    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2543

    PIAGET. A FINE 18K WHITE GOLD RECTANGULAR TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE

    SIGNED PIAGET, BLACK TIE EMPERADOR MODEL, REF. P10106, MOVEMENT NO. 13, CASE NO. 916’660, CIRCA 2011

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    PIAGET. A FINE 18K WHITE GOLD RECTANGULAR TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE
    SIGNED PIAGET, BLACK TIE EMPERADOR MODEL, REF. P10106, MOVEMENT NO. 13, CASE NO. 916’660, CIRCA 2011
    Cal. 600P mechanical movement, 24 jewels, one minute tourbillon carriage visible through the silvered brushed dial with engine-turned centre, applied dagger numerals, fan-form sector for power reserve indication, rectangular case, glazed display back secured by four screws, 18k white gold Piaget deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    29 mm. bezel width
    US$25,000-38,000


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    With Piaget undated Warranty Certificate, instruction manual, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    In producing the Emperador Tourbillon, Piaget set out to manufacture the world’s thinnest shaped tourbillon, the caliber 600P, an entirely in-house movement. It took three years for Piaget to create this tourbillon mechanism in a shaped movement of just 3.5.mm thickness. The three bridges of the tourbillon carriage are made of titanium, a particularly resistant and lightweight material and the entire carriage barely weighs 0.2 grams.

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.