15 May 2006
Audemars Piguet. A fine 18K gold openface minute repeating split seconds chronograph keyless lever watch with 30 minutes register
Signed Audemars Piguet & Co., Geneva, no. 5334, manufactured in 1894
Cal. 17''' SMCRV nickel-finished fully jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, micrometer regulator, minute repeating on two polished steel hammers onto two gongs, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer five minute divisions, blued steel spade hands, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in plain circular case with hinged back, split seconds chronograph mechanism operated through a button in the band and through the crown, locking lever in the band, case and cuvette numbered, movement signed and numbered
48 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by the copy of a fax from Audemars Piguet confirming that the present watch was manufactured in 1894 and sold in December 1899. According to the Archives, it was sold to Golay Fils.
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