Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 9

Audemars Piguet
Lady’s wristwatch, integrated bracelet; 18K white gold and diamonds

HKD 34,500 - 52,000

CHF 4,000 - 6,000 / EUR 3,700 - 5,600 / USD 4,500 - 6,700

18K white gold and diamond-set, manual-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, lady’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back; silver colour dial; bezel set with 44 brilliant-cut diamonds, each lugs set with two brilliant-cut diamonds and the bracelet set with 158 brilliant-cut diamonds,for a total of 206 brilliant-cut diamonds (total weight of approximately 4.12 carats).


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original

Brand Audemars Piguet, Le Brassus (Vallée de Joux)

Year circa 1967

Movement No. 100 541

Case No. 45 161 (by Adea Fontan, Les Acacias, Geneva)

Material 18K white gold and diamonds

Bracelet integrated 18K white gold and diamond-set bracelet with clasp

Caliber K 2050 / 8, Gyromax balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions

Dimensions Length 155 mm. (approx.)

Height 28.4 mm.

Width 15.2 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box

Notes

The watch is stamped with the French import hallmark for precious metals and the “D✠T” hallmark of Vacheron Constantin’s importer for France; this can explain why the watch bears the Maltese cross on its dial. A watch with a dial also bearing this symbol is published in:
· Brunner, Gisbert L., Pfeiffer-Belli, Christian, & Wehrli, Martin K, Audemars Piguet. Masterpieces of classical watchmaking, Le Brassus (Vallée de Joux), Editions Audemars Piguet, 1993, p. 202, ill. 198 a.