• Lot 111

    Audemars Piguet. A very fine and rare 18K gold full calendar wristwatch with moon phases and Breguet numerals

    SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, RETAILED BY GÜBELIN, CASE NO. 38591, MANUFACTURED IN 1930

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    Audemars Piguet. A very fine and rare 18K gold full calendar wristwatch with moon phases and Breguet numerals
    Signed Audemars Piguet, retailed by Gübelin, case no. 38591, manufactured in 1930
    Cal. 10''' GHSM mechanical movement, 18 jewels, silvered matte dial, applied gold Breguet numerals, outer railway minute divisions, four subsidiary dials for date, day, month and constant seconds with moon phases, rectangular case, snap on back, 18K gold Audemars Piguet buckle, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
    36 mm. overall length


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    According to the Archives of Audemars Piguet, the present watch was manufactured in 1930.

    This rare wristwatch is distinguished by its charismatic, original overall condition and the highly attractive and much sought after Breguet numerals. It was retailed by Audemars Piguet's distinguished retailer E. Gübelin in Lucerne.

    For a comparable calendar wristwatch see Audemars Piguet by Gisbert L. Brunner, Christian Pfeiffer-Belli, Martin K. Wehrli, first edition, p. 225, pl. 300.

    E. Gübelin was founded in 1854 and has always been a family enterprise. Located in Lucerne, Switzerland, the renowned company has been manufacturing and retailing superior quality watches and clocks ever since. The firm was one of Audemars Piguet's most important clients in the first quarter of the 20th century.

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