31 May 2006
AUDEMARS PIGUET. A FINE AND VERY RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD QUARTER REPEATING GRANDE AND PETITE SONNERIE STRIKING WRISTWATCH
SIGNED AUDEMARS PIGUET, MODEL JULES AUDEMARS, GRANDE SONNERIE, NO. 8/50, CASE NO. D51160, CIRCA 1995
With nickel-finished lever movement, 55 jewels, grande sonnerie striking and quarter repeating on two gongs activated by button at 10, the white dial with applied Atabic and baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with slide in the band for silent, petite or grande sonnerie, back secured by five screws, together with an 18k gold Audemars Piguet buckle, case, dial and movement signed
39 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by an Audemars Piguet presentation box with outer packaging and Certificate of Authenticity and Exclusivity dated 30 May 1995 stating that this watch is one of a limited series of 50 examples.
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