Lot 229
  • 229

Audemars Piguet

10,000 - 15,000 CHF
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  • stainless steel
  • diameter 39 mm thickness 7 mm overall length 185 mm
• cal. K2121, nickel lever automatic winding movement, 36 jewels • anthracite dial with “Tapisserie” decoration, applied steel luminous baton indexes, outer minute division, aperture for the date • polished and brushed Royal Oak case, case back and bezel secured with 8 screws, sapphire glass • case, dial and movement signed • with a stainless steel Audemars Piguet bracelet and dedicated folding clasp


Movement running at the time of cataloguing however it may require a service in the near future to be well preserved. Dial in good condition. Case in good condition, polished in the past, few scuffs on the bezel, lugs and case back. Overall in good condition
"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

The Audemars Piguet Ref. 5402ST was launched in 1972 and produced in 2000 examples until 1974. According to the manufacture the present lot is one of the last Royal Oak A Series made. To point out that this model has not the case number engraved outside the case back but inside, no remarks are found in the Audemars Piguet Archives.