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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2020

LOT 460

AUDEMARS PIGUET, REF. 5537, PERPETUAL CALENDAR POCKET WATCH, YELLOW GOLD

A very fine and rare, manual wind, 18k yellow gold perpetual calendar pocket watch.

Brand Audemars Piguet

Reference 5537 BA

Year Sold in July 1967

Movement No. 48800

Case No. 48800

Caliber 17 SVFQ

Dimensions 47 mm

Signature Case and Movement

Accessories Extract from the archives

CHF 15,000 - 20,000

HKD 120,000 - 160,000 / USD 15,000 - 20,000

Sold: CHF 25,000


Grading System
Grade:
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-8-01

Good

Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Notes

Not to be confused with later pieces made in the 1970’s and 1980’s, this perpetual calendar pocket watch was made in the 1960’s. Using a typical art deco design as reflected in the case and two-tone dial design, it uses the caliber 17’’’ which was produced in very few quantities and is the first of its type to appear at auction. to appear at auction.