Important Watches & Jewelry

New York, Dec 08, 2016

LOT 46

AUDEMARS PIGUET REF. 26134 BC ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE SHAQUILLE O'NEAL LIMITED EDITION WHITE GOLD & DIAMONDS Audemars Piguet, "Royal Oak Offshore, Limited Edition, Shaquille O'Neal," 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.

USD 35,000 - 55,000

HKD 270,000 - 430,000 / CHF 35,000 - 54,000

Sold: USD 60,000

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.

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Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 52 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.