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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 113

AUDEMARS PIGUET PIECE UNIQUE GRANDE COMPLICATION DIAMOND WHITE GOLD Audemars Piguet, Genève, "Royal Oak, Grande Complication", 25990BC. ZZ.1197BC.01, No. 415478, case No. E 71337, No. 1/1. Made circa 2002. Unique, octagonal, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold and diamond wristwatch with minute repeater, perpetual calendar, split-second chronograph, phases and age of the moon, and an 18K white gold and diamond Royal Oak bracelet and deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original certificate.

Three-body, Pavé diamond, polished and brushed, octagonal bezel with 8 hexagonal recessed white gold nuts screwed to eight screws on the transparent case back, slide for the minute repeating function, hexagonal winding crown, sapphire crystals. Pavé diamond with sapphire indexes, silver with black-painted minute track, subsidiary dials with mother-of-pearl inlay for the days of the month, of the week, the months and the age of the moon, aperture for the moon phases. Blued skeletonized hands. Cal. 2885, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 52 jewels, straight- line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, hand-engraved gold rotor, repeating on two gongs by activating slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 400,000 - 700,000

HKD 3,100,000 - 5,500,000 / CHF 380,000 - 640,000

Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


DIAM. 45 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm.