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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

LOT 459

Audemars Piguet, Geneve, No. 46556, made in 1943. Extremely fine and rare, "World Time Dial", 14K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch.

CHF 12,000 - 14,000

Sold: CHF 13,800

C. massive, polished. D. matt silver with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial at 9 o'clock and another small dial at 3 o'clock bearing the names of 16 towns in the world. "Baton" gold hands. M. 13"' rhodium plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 14-35


To be restored

Movement: *2

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-4-51

Very good


Partially reprinted


A similar watch is published in Audenuns Piquet by Gisbert L. Brunner, Christian Pfeiffer-Belli and Martin K. Wehrli, p. 219.