12 May 2008
Audemars Piguet. A stainless steel slim self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with bracelet
Signed Audemars Piguet, Geneve, Automatic, ref. 5273, movement no. 125'815, case no. 65'780, manufactured in 1972
Cal. K2120 nickel-finished lever movement, 36 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 21K gold rim to the rotor, the silvered matte dial with applied baton numerals, in slim circular water-resistant-type case with, screw back, downturned lugs, stainless steel Audemars Piguet link bracelet and deployant clasp stamped AP and GF for Gay Frères and 1.70, case, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Audemars Piguet, the present watch was sold with stainless steel bracelet reference 232 on 29 February 1972.
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