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    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2744

    PIAGET. A MAGNIFICENT AND UNIQUE 18K WHITE GOLD, DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE-SET PERPETUAL CALENDAR TOURBILLON CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PIAGET, CASE NO. 862431, REF. 15410, CIRCA 1990

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    PIAGET. A MAGNIFICENT AND UNIQUE 18K WHITE GOLD, DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE-SET PERPETUAL CALENDAR TOURBILLON CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PIAGET, CASE NO. 862431, REF. 15410, CIRCA 1990

    With nickel-finished lever movement, 30 jewels, the pavé-set diamond centrefield with baguette-cut sapphire-set numerals on tapered baguette-cut diamond-set chapter ring, three blue mother-of-pearl subsidiary dials indicating day combined with 30 minutes register, date and month, visible three-arm one-minute tourbillon carriage with mono-metallic compensation balance, in circular case with tapered baguette-cut diamond-set bezel and calibré-cut sapphire-set outer ring, diamond and sapphire-set lugs, sapphire-set chronograph buttons and crown in the baguette-cut diamond-set band, glazed display back secured by five screws, together with an 18k white gold, diamond and sapphire-set Piaget buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    44 mm. diam.


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    US$230,000-280,000
    EUR165,000-201,000

    Accompanied by a Piaget presentation box and Certificate of Authenticity.

    This unique piece bears an individual no. 862431 and is designed and crafted by the Piaget master watchmakers and jewellers in La Côte-aux-Fées, Switzerland. The movement was manufactured by Renaud et Papi S.A., which now belongs to Audemars Piguet. The watch is set with exceptionally high quality stones - 98 baguette-cut diamonds approx. 13.48 cts, 96 baguette-cut sapphires approx. 12.72 cts, 2 square-cut sapphires approx. 1.57 cts and 1 cabochon sapphire approx. 0.76 ct.