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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 103

AUDEMARS PIGUET - ROYAL OAK - PERPETUAL CALENDAR ANTHRACITE DIAL ? NO. 089 Audemars Piguet, Genève, Royal Oak, Quantième Perpétuel Automatic," No. 089, case No. D 42106, Ref. 25820. Made in 1997. Very fine and rare, octagonal, astronomic, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with perpetual calendar, phases and age of the moon and a stainless steel Royal Oak bracelet with deployant clasp.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, octagonal bezel with 8 hexagonal recessed white gold nuts screwed to eight screws on the transparent case back, hexagonal winding crown, sapphire crystals. D. Checkerboard anthracite with applied luminous white gold indexes, subsidiary dials for the days of the month, of the week, the months and the age of the moon, aperture for the moon phases. Luminous white gold baton hands. M. Cal. 2120/4, rhodium-plated, 38 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, engraved 18K yellow gold rotor segment. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 39 mm. Thickness 10 mm. Approx. overall length 195 mm.

USD 20,000 - 30,000

CHF 15,000 - 23,000 / EUR 14,000 - 21,000

Sold: USD 31,250

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9



Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Audemars Piguet Ref. 25820 is usually found fi tted with either a blue or a white dial, with the contemporary anthracite version featuring four quadrants for the leap year indication. This example with classic dial is very rare to fi nd in anthracite.