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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 105

AUDEMARS PIGUET - FORGED CARBON AND CERAMET - OFFSHORE - "BUMBLE BEE" Audemars Piguet, Genève, "Royal Oak Offshore Bumble Bee,? No. 0561, case No. G 79108, Ref. 26176FO. Made in 2009. Fine, large, tonneau-shaped, octagonal bezel, self-winding, water-resistant, forged carbon fiber, titanium, stainless steel, rubber and Ceramet wristwatch with date, round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and an Audemars Piguet titanium and PVD-coated deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, warranty and instruction booklet.

C. Three-body, forged carbon body, Ceramet bezel and titanium reverse secured by 8 bolts each, crown and buttons with rubber cap protected by the crown guard, screwed-down winding crown, sapphire crystal. D. Bi-color, textured black and yellow with applied steel and yellow Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers, outer tachometer graduation to 1000 UPH, aperture for the date with cyclops lens. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 3126/ 3840, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 54 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, 21K gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 45 x 54 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

USD 20,000 - 30,000

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

Sold: USD 22,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1**

As new

Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original