30 November 2005
AUDEMARS PIGUET. AN 18K GOLD CUSHION-SHAPED AUTOMATIC TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DIAL
Signed Audemars Piguet, Tourbillon Automatique, No. 272, circa 1990
With gilt-finished lever movement, 32 jewels, the blue mother-of-pearl dial with applied gilt sunburst motif, applied dot numerals, aperture for the visible tourbillon regulator at 11, aperture at 6 revealing the pendulum weight for the self-winding mechanism, the cushion-shaped case with snap on back, winding crown to the back, together with an 18k gold Audemars Piguet link bracelet and double deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. long; overall length approximately 205 mm.
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Launched in 1986, this model is the world's first ever self-winding tourbillon wristwatch, and also the thinnest.
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