Lot 184
  • 184

Audemars Piguet

50,000 - 70,000 USD
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  • diameter 39 mm, overall length 195 mm
• pierced and engraved automatic gilt lever movement, 38 jewels, rotor with 21k gold rim • skeletonized dial, subsidiary dials indicating month, date, phase and age of moon, and day • Royal Oak case, octagonal platinum bezel set with eight screws, sapphire crystal display back • integrated 18k pink gold and platinum Royal Oak bracelet • case, dial, bracelet and movement signed


The movement is running at the time of cataloguing, and it was fully overhauled by the manufacturer in the summer of 2011. However, it will require periodic maintenance. In overall excellent condition with few signs of wear. There are, however, some imperfections to the finish of inside of the bracelet clasp.
"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 guarantee booklet, product literature, winding box, Audemars Piguet fitted octagonal presentation box and outer packaging.

Examples of pink gold and platinum skeletonized perpetual calendar Royal Oak timepieces are extremely rare and examples in pristine unworn condition rarely surface on the market. Offered for the first time on behalf of the original owner, this is the first time that this reference has appeared at auction.