Lot 263
  • 263

Audemars Piguet

7,000 - 9,000 USD
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  • diameter 41 mm, interior length of bracelet 175 mm
• cal. 2385 automatic nickel lever movement • black honeycomb dial, luminescent indexes, three subsidiary dials for 12-hour and 30-minute register and constant seconds, aperture for date • Royal Oak case, octagonal bezel set with eight screws, screw-down crown and chronograph pushers, case back secured by eight screws • integrated stainless steel Royal Oak bracelet • case, dial, movement and bracelet signed


The movement is running at the time of cataloguing and the chronograph is functioning properly, however it may require service soon. With the exception of some light surface scuffs to the bezel, the watch shows very few signs of wear. The case back is numbered 8201 and F17169.
"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 a Certificate of Origin dated December 21st, 2009, instructions, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.