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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, July 09, 2016

LOT 342

AUDEMARS PIGUET REF. 26157 S.R. ROYAL OAK "THE NATIONAL CLASSIC TOUR" LIMITED EDITION STEEL AND PINK GOLD Audemars Piguet, Genève, "Royal Oak Chronograph, The National Classic Tour," case No. F 99592, Ref. 26157. Made in a limited edition of 40 pieces in 2007. Very fine, large, tonneau-shaped, octagonal, self-winding, water- resistant, stainless steel and pink gold wristwatch with round- button chronograph, registers, date and a stainless steel Audemars Piguet deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box, Certificate of Authenticity, and guarantee.

Three-body, polished and brushed, case back and bezel secured with 8 hexagonal screws, screwed-down winding crown, case back engraved with "The National Classic Tour," 2007 logo, sapphire crystal. White with checker board decoration, square pink gold- rimmed luminous indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12- hour and 30-minute registers, outer seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers on an inclined silver reserve, aperture for the date between 4&5, sapphire crystal. Luminous pink gold baton hands. Cal. 2385, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 49 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, 22K gold rotor.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, case back and bezel secured with 8 hexagonal screws, screwed-down winding crown, case back engraved with "The National Classic Tour," 2007 logo, sapphire crystal.
D. White with checker board decoration, square pink gold- rimmed luminous indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12- hour and 30-minute registers, outer seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers on an inclined silver reserve, aperture for the date between 4&5, sapphire crystal. Luminous pink gold baton hands.
M. Cal. 2385, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 49 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, 22K gold rotor.

HKD 80,000 - 120,000

USD 10,300 - 15,450 / CHF 10,200 - 15,300

Sold: HKD 143,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Case and movement signed. DIAM. 40mm. THICKNESS 11 mm. The AUDEMARS PIGUET NATIONAL CLASSIC TOUR ROYAL OAK was released in 2007 as a limited edition of only 40 examples to celebrate the annual classic car rally from Brussels to Monaco. The rally is currently only open to vehicles built between 1930 and 1969.