Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
New York, Sep 30, 2015
AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK JUMBO STEEL Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak Jumbo, Automatic, case No. B 1941, Ref. 5402 ST. Made in the 1980s. Very fine and rare, octagonal, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Audemars Piguet link bracelet with deployant clasp.
Two-body, polished and brushed, octagonal bezel set with 8 hexagonal nuts embanked in 8 screws on the case back, angled lugs, screwed-down winding crown, sapphire crystal. Black, clous de Paris decoration, applied luminous steel baton indexes, aperture for the date at 3. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 2121, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, 21K gold rotor.