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Audemars Piguet. A Fine 18k White Gold Square-shaped Wristwatch, Belonging to American Major League Baseball Legend Joe DiMaggio
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Audemars Piguet. A Fine 18k White Gold Square-shaped Wristwatch, Belonging to American Major League Baseball Legend Joe DiMaggio

SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, GENÈVE, REF. 5178BC, MOVEMENT NO. 84'188, CASE NO. 24'867, MANUFACTURED IN 1962

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Audemars Piguet. A Fine 18k White Gold Square-shaped Wristwatch, Belonging to American Major League Baseball Legend Joe DiMaggio
Signed Audemars Piguet, Genève, Ref. 5178BC, Movement No. 84'188, Case No. 24'867, Manufactured in 1962
Movement: Manual, Cal. 2003, 17 jewels
Dial: Silvered, baton numerals
Case: 18k white gold square-shaped, brushed finish to the bezel, snap on engraved case back reading; "TO JOE FROM AARON, OCT. 1962," 27mm width
Buckle: Audemars Piguet 18k white gold buckle
Accompanied By: A Letter of Provenance signed by the family of Joe DiMaggio and an original Audemars Piguet presentation box
Special notice

This watch is pictured with straps made of endangered or protected animal materials such as alligator or crocodile. These endangered species straps are shown for display purposes only and are not for sale. Christie’s will remove and retain the strap prior to shipment from the sale site. At some sale sites, Christie’s may, at its discretion, make the displayed endangered species strap available to the buyer of the lot free of charge if collected in person from the sale site within 1 year of the date of the auction. Please check with the department for details on a particular lot.

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Lot Essay

According to the Archives of Audemars Piguet, the present watch was sold in 1962 in Valduz, Liechtenstein.

The present watch was offered as a gift to Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio. The case back is engraved:

TO JOE FROM AARON, OCT. 1962


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