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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

LOT 98

AUDEMARS PIGUET, REF. 26134 BC WHITE GOLD & DIAMONDS ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE, SHAQUILLE O'NEAL, LIMITED EDITION Audemars Piguet, "Royal Oak Offshore, Limited Edition, Shaquille O'Neal," No. 42 / 96, case No. G08506, Ref. 26134 BC. Made in a limited edition of 96 pieces in white gold in 2007, sold November 4th, 2008. Very fine and very rare, heavy, oversized, octagonal, self-winding, water- resistant, 18K white gold and diamond-set wristwatch with date, square button chronograph, registers, tachometer and an Audemars Piguet 18K white gold buckle. Accompanied by the original basketball-shaped fitted box, user's manual and guarantee.

Three-body, polished and brushed, case back and bezel secured witHEIGHT hexagonal screws, bezel set with 32 diamonds (Top Wesselton 2.25 carats), screw-down winding crown, case back engraved "SHAQ" and the image of a basket ball player, sapphire crystal. Textured black with applied Arabic numerals, inverted two and three numerals set with rubies to represent Shaq's basketball jersey number (32), outer 1/5th seconds track and red tachometer scale, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, cyclops aperture for the date. Luminous white gold baton hands. 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 flat balance spring, 21K gold rotor.

HKD 270,000 - 430,000

HKD 270,000 - 430,000 / HKD 270,000 - 430,000 / HKD 270,000 - 430,000 / USD 34,770 - 55,400 / USD 34,770 - 55,400 / USD 34,770 - 55,400 / USD 34,770 - 55,400 / CHF 34,000 - 53,500 / CHF 34,000 - 53,500 / CHF 34,000 - 53,500 / CHF 34,000 - 53,500

Sold: HKD 400,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 52 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm. SHAQUILLE O'NEAL, nicknamed Shaq, is an American retired professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on INSIDE THE NBA. O'Neal played for six teams throughout his 19-year NBA career including the Miami Heat in 2004, where he won his fourth NBA championship in 2006.