Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
New York, Sep 30, 2015
AUDEMARS PIGUET REF. 26327TI ROYAL OAK 'QE II CUP' LIMITED EDITION TITANIUM Audemars Piguet, Genève, Royal Oak "QE II CUP 2015" Limited Edition Chronograph, No. 083 / 200, case No. I 71821, Ref. 26327TI. Made in a limited edition of 200 pieces to commemorate Audemars Piguet's 17-year sponsorship of the QE II Cup . Very fine and rare, large, tonneau-shaped, self- winding, water-resistant, titanium wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, date and titanium Audemars Piguet deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box and certificate.
Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, case back with 8 screws, octagonal bezel with 8 hexagonal gold screws, screwed-down hexagonal winding crown and buttons, case back engraved, sapphire crystal. Bicolor silver and anthracite with luminous steel baton indexes, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12- hour and 30-minute registers, aperture for the date between 4 & 5. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 2385, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 37 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 segment.