Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 140

AUDEMARS PIGUET STAR WHEEL 125TH ANNIVERSARY Audemars Piguet, Genève, "Millenary Star Wheel," case No. E 26857, Ref. 25898 ST. Made in a limited edition of 125 examples to mark the 125th Anniversary of Audemars Piguet in 2000. Very fine, rare and unusual, horizontal oval, self-winding, stainless steel wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Audemars Piguet deployant clasp. Accompanied by fitted box, guarantee and certificate.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

USD 11,000 - 16,000 / EUR 8,500 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 17,500

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, case back with 6 screws, curved straight lugs, sapphire crystal. D. Bicolor navy blue and white, the hour graduations on three translucent sapphire discs, each with four painted blue stylized hour indicators, on the right, white sector indicating the 59 minutes in painted Arabic numerals and indexes, at the center, a rhodium-plated wheel with three equidistant arms, carrying the spring-loaded rotating star wheel sapphire discs. M. Cal. 2224, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 35 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 segment. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 41 x 37 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original