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Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

LOT 173

White Gold and Diamond Royal Oak Chronograph Audemars Piguet, Genève, "Royal Oak Automatic", movement No. 570013, case No. E 73493, Ref. 25967BC.ZZ.1185BC.01, No. 226. Made in 2008. Extremely fine and very rare, heavy, octagonal, self-winding, water-resistant, diamond-set, 18K white gold wristwatch with chronograph, registers, date and an 18K white gold and diamond-set Audemars Piguet bracelet with deployant clasp, set with a total of 672 diamonds (approx. 7.46 carats).

CHF 50,000 - 60,000

USD 50,000 - 60,000 / EUR 35,000 - 40,000

Sold: CHF 60,000

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, case back and diamond-set bezel secured with 8 hexagonal screws, screweddown hexagonal winding crown and push-buttons, sapphire crystal. D. Silver with clous-de-Paris pattern decoration and applied diamond indexes, outer seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, aperture for the date between 4 & 5. Luminous white gold baton hands. M. Cal. 2385, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 37 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, 18K gold rotor segment. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 41 mm. Thickness: 11 mm. Approx. overall length 190 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original