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Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

LOT 160

Minute Repeating, Perpetual Calendar 24-Hour Luminous Dial Audemars Piguet & Co., Brassus, case No. 68467, retailed by Felsing, Berlin. Made for the German market, circa 1920. Very fine and rare, 14K yellow gold, minute repeating, keyless, pocket watch with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

CHF 30,000 - 50,000

USD 30,000 - 50,000 / EUR 20,000 - 35,000

Sold: CHF 32,400

C. Four-body, ?bassine?, polished, the back cover with engraved monogram ?EE?. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Silver with luminous 24-hour numerals, inner red painted Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary dials for the months and four-year cycle, days of the week, date and seconds, aperture for the moon-phases. Luminous blued steel skeleton hands. M. 42 mm., 19???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with temperature and mean time adjustment screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band, corrector levers under the bezel. Dial signed. Diam. 51 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-15-01


Slightly rusted

HANDS Original