Lot 3636
  • 3636

Audemars Piguet

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 HKD
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Description

  • A LIMITED EDITION STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND REGISTERCIRCA 2008 ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE GINZA NO 158/200
  • diameter 42 mm
• cal.3126/3840 automatic nickel lever movement, 59 jewels, mono-metallic balance • black textured dial, applied Arabic indexes, diamond-set numerals "7", luminescent hands, 3 subsidiary dials for for constant seconds, 30-minute and 12-hour registers, aperture for date • stainless steel octagonal case, screw-down crown, case back secured by 8 screws • case, dial and movement signed • with a stainless steel Audemars Piguet folding clasp

Condition

Movement and chronograph are in working order while cataloguing. Dial is nice and clean. Very minor hairline scuffs to the bezel, otherwise very clean. Light signs of use. Buckle with hairline scratches. Overall condition is excellent. **The strap of this wristwatch is made from an endangered species, please refer to important notices for further information.**
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping.

Important Notice regarding importation into the United States of Rolex watches
Sotheby's cannot arrange for the delivery of Rolex watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Rolex watches. The buyer or a designated agent may collect the property in the country of sale."

Catalogue Note

With an Audemars Piguet Certificate of Origin and a presentation box with outer packaging. 

This watch was created in limited edition of 200 pieces in stainless steel to celebrate the opening of the Audemars Piguet Boutique in the Ginza district of Tokyo, Japan.  The current example is number 158.