Audemars Piguet - The Hong Kong Watch Auction: XI Hong Kong Saturday, November 28, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Manufacturer: Audemars Piguet
    Year: Circa 2005
    Movement No: 548’653
    Case No: E 68542
    Model Name: Jules Audemars Equation Du Temps, Hong Kong Edition
    Material: 18K white gold
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 2120/4, 41 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K white gold Audemars Piguet folding deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 40mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement, and clasp signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Audemars Piguet watch pouch.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The Jules Audemars Equation of Time is a rare complication that defines the passage of a day in an remarkable technical manner. The timepiece is a homage to the pocket watch equipped with this complication by Audemars Piguet in the early 20’s, and is an astronomical innovation that combines several functions: equation of time, sunrise and sunset, as well as perpetual calendar and moon phase. Preserved in excellent condition, the present example is a special edition made for Hong Kong. This is an attractive opportunity for collectors who has a passion for astronomy precision.

  • Artist Biography

    Audemars Piguet

    Swiss • 1881

    A specialist in the manufacture of complications since it was established in 1881, Audemars Piguet never ceases to impress with a rich history of creating bold, even audacious, timepieces underpinned by traditional watchmaking at its finest. This Le Brassus-based Swiss manufacturer is one of only two major manufacturers still owned by the founding family. Since its earliest days, AP is considered a leader in the field of minute repeaters and grande complication pocket and wristwatches. The brand is devoted to preserving the history of watchmaking in the Vallée de Joux, showcased at their superb museum in Le Brassus.

    Today, the brand is best known for its Royal Oak models, a revolutionary luxury sports watch launched in 1972. Other key models include early minute repeating wristwatches, vintage chronograph wristwatches, such as the oversized reference 5020, perpetual calendar watches and the Royal Oak Offshore, first introduced in 1993.

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A very fine and attractive white gold perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases, sunrise and sunset indication and equation of time

Circa 2005
40mm diameter
Case, dial, movement, and clasp signed

HK$78,000 - 120,000 

Sold for HK$201,600

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: XI

Hong Kong Auction 29 November 2020