18 November 2003
Audemars Piguet. A platinum self-winding wristwatch
Signed Audemars Piguet, Star Wheel Automatic, movement no. 397575, case no. D-11695, circa 1990
Cal. 2124, with nickel-finished lever movement, 33 jewels, monometallic balance, free sprung regulator, 21K gold rim to the rotor, the finely engraved blue dial with Arabic minute indication on white arched sector, skeletonised centre with three transparent discs bearing four Arabic numbers each and indicating the time in the white sector, the circular case with stepped bezel, donwturned lugs, glazed snap on back, together with a platinum Audemars Piguet buckle, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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