Lot 82
  • 82

Audemars Piguet

100,000 - 150,000 USD
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  • diameter 47 mm, length 58 mm
• cal. 2889 manual winding movement, 25 jewels, one-minute tourbillon, mono-metallic compensation balance • pavé diamond-set dial, outer scale calibrated for 60 units, subsidiary dials for 30-minute register and constant seconds, tourbillon carriage revealed through an aperture at 6 o'clock • diamond-set Royal Oak case, two chronograph pushers to the band, sapphire crystal display back secured by eight screws • case, dial and movement signed • diamond-set white gold Audemars Piguet deployant clasp • Certificate of Authenticity, Instructions for use, magnifying glass, box, packaging • total diamond weight approximately 13.0 cts


In overall very nice condition with some light shop wear to the surface of the case back. The movement is running, however the lower chronograph button is currently stuck in the 'in' position and it will require service. The dial shows no visible imperfections. The case is in overall good condition with only some very light scuffs to the case back from shop wear. The breakdown of the diamonds is 430 diamonds to the case (weighing 7.12 cts), 48 to the bezel and lugs (weighing 5.56 cts) and 28 to the buckle (weighing 0.35 cts). The strap of this watch contains endangered species. Please see Important Notices for further information. Further accompanied by a tie-tag.
"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."