31 May 2006
AUDEMARS PIGUET. A FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD CUSHION-SHAPED MINUTE REPEATING JUMP HOUR WRISTWATCH
SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, REPETITION MINUTES JOHN SCHAEFFER, NO. 7, CIRCA 1995
With nickel-finished lever movement, 34 jewels, repeating on two gongs, the matt white dial concealed under a pink gold cover with windows to reveal the jumping hour and passing minutes with Arabic numerals, the cushion-shaped case with repeating slide in the band, glazed display back secured by four screws, together with an 18k pink gold Audemars Piguet buckle, case and movement signed
33 mm. wide and 40 mm. overall length
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This watch is accompanied by the original Audemars Piguet presentation box with outer packaging.
This watch is number 7 of a very limited edition of 25 examples produced.
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