25 November 1998
Audemars Piguet. A gold keyless openface minute repeating pocketwatch
Signed Audemars Piguet, movement and case no. 15785, 1920s
The nickel plated movement jewelled to the hammers with bimetallic balance and micrometer regulation, repeating on two gongs by operating a slide in the band, the matt white dial with raised gold Arabic numerals, gold moon hands, in plain case with snap on back and short length of gold chain, maker's leather pouch and outer packaging, case and movement numbered, movement and dial signed
46 mm. diam.
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