12 November 2007
Audemars Piguet. A fine 18K gold self-winding perpetual calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon and equation of time
Signed Audemars Piguet, Jules Audemars, Equation of Time, Ref. 25934, movement no. 548500, case no. E 68517, circa 2002
Cal. 2120/2808 nickel-finished lever movement, 41 jewels, the engraved and pierced rotor depicting the letters AP and with 21K gold rim, the engine-turned off-white dial with applied triangular-shaped numerals, skeleton hands, outer equation of time calibration with central hand with star-shaped pointer, four subsidiary dials indicating month combined with lunar calendar, sunrise, sunset and date combined with day, in large circular satined case with polished bezel calibrated for the equation of time and Geneva's latitude of 12h 36', the glazed display back secured by five screws, 18K gold Audemars Piguet deployant clasp depicting the letters AP, case, dial and movement signed
39 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Audemars Piguet Certificat d'Origine et de Garantie, instruction booklet, original fitted presentation box with electrical winder, outer packaging.
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