Lot 67
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AUDEMARS PIGUET | ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE CHRONOGRAPH RUBENS BARRICHELLO II, REFERENCE 26078 A LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM AND CERAMIC SEMI-SKELETONISED CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WTIH DATE, MADE IN TRIBUTE TO THE BRAZILIAN FORMULA ONE RACE CAR DRIVER RUBENS BARRICHELLO, CIRCA 2005

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60,000 - 80,000 USD
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75,000 USD
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Description

  • ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE CHRONOGRAPH RUBENS BARRICHELLO II, REFERENCE 26078 A LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM AND CERAMIC SEMI-SKELETONISED CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WTIH DATE, MADE IN TRIBUTE TO THE BRAZILIAN FORMULA ONE RACE CAR DRIVER RUBENS BARRICHELLO, CIRCA 2005
Dial: blue and semi-skeletonisedCalibre: cal. 2326/2840 automatic, 50 jewelsMovement number: 633'238Case: platinum and ceramic, case back secured by 8 screwsCase number: F73914 and limited edition 119/150Closure: blue Audemars Piguet alligator strap and platinum folding claspSize: 42 mm diameterSigned: case, dial and movementAccessories: Audemars Piguet Certificat de Garantie & d'Authenticité, instruction manual and presentation box

Catalogue Note

Produced as a limited edition of 150 examples in platinum only, the present watch was made honoring the Brazilian Formula One race car champion Ruben Barrichello. The unique design draws on the bezel, crown and chronograph push buttons. Heavily inspired by the racing world, the ceramic bezel mimics the ventilations on a disc brake while the buttons are a reminiscent of cooling ducts. The watch is offered in like new condition. 

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