Lot 2392
  • 2392

Audemars Piguet

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 HKD
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Description

  • A LIMITED EDITION TITANIUM AND CERAMIC AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, TACHOMETER AND REGISTERSNO 0893/1000 ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE RUBENS BARRICHELLO CIRCA 2007
  • diameter 42 mm
• cal. 2326/2840 automatic nickel lever movement, 50 jewels, mono-metallic balance • black dial with open-worked centre zone, applied luminescent baton numerals, outer tachometer scale, subsidiary dials for 30-minute and 12-hour registers, constant seconds, aperture for date • Royal Oak case, octagonal screw-set ceramic bezel, two rectangular chronograph buttons to the band, screw- down crown, engraved back secured by eight screws • case, dial and movement signed • with a titanium Audemars Piguet folding clasp

Condition

Movement is in working order while cataloguing. The watch was is in an AP factory quality control seal when received and was cut opened for cataloguing purpose. Overall appears in excellent unworn condition. Please note the movement has not been tested for time keeping and a service might be required at the buyer's expense.
"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 Brazilian racing driver Rubens Barrichello has been competing in Formula One since 1993 with a remarkable career, ranking in the top 5 of the world championships on 5 occasions. He is most notable for his time driving with Ferrari.