Lot 304
  • 304

Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Wristwatch, Audemars Piguet

Estimate
7,500 - 10,000 USD
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Description

  • Audemars Piguet
  • platinum, sapphire, diamond
The articulated bracelet set with 34 carved sapphires in foliate motifs alternated by round diamonds weighing approximately 3.55 carats, backwind movement, length 6ΒΌ inches, dial signed Audemars Piguet and Tiffany & Co.

Condition

In very good condition. Set with 142 round diamonds weighing approximately 3.55 carats, approximately G-I color, VS-SI clarity. The carved sapphires range from medium to medium-dark blue, lightly to moderately included. Some scratching to the mounting and the crystal commensurate with age, this is not readily apparent when worn. Not currently running. Scratch marks and C+B on one end of the clasp. Movement is not currently running. Should the purchaser wish to pursue returning the movement to working order, we will provide contact details for Audemar Piguet's repair department. Sotheby's will not be covering the cost of repair. Movement signed Audemars Piguet. Adjusted to heat, color, isochronism and five positions. With 17 jewels. Inner caseback signed C+B 9568. Please see the Important Notice Regarding Condition of Watches on page 276 of the printed catalogue.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. 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. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.