Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 272

AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK MID-SIZE AUTOMATIC YELLOW GOLD Audemars Piguet, "Royal Oak, Automatic", case No. 169, No. D-68329, Ref. BA 4100/477. Made in the 1980's. Fine and rare, octagonal, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and an 18K yellow gold Audemars Piguet link bracelet with concealed deployant clasp.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 32,000 - 48,000 / USD 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 7,500

Two-body, polished and brushed, octagonal bezel set with 8 hexagonal nuts embanked in 8 screws on the case back, angled lugs with 4 screws to fix the bracelet, sapphire crystal. Champagne "clous de Paris" with applied luminous yellow gold baton indexes, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. 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.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 35 x 44 mm. THICKNESS 7.5 mm. Approx. overall length 163 mm.