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  • Manufacturer: Audemars Piguet
    Year: 1987
    Reference No: 66240BA
    Movement No: 303’127
    Case No: C22875, No. 470
    Model Name: Royal Oak
    Material: 18K yellow gold, onyx and diamonds
    Calibre: Quartz, cal. 2508, 7 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: 18K yellow gold, onyx and diamond-set Audemars Piguet bracelet, max length 165mm
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K yellow gold Audemars Piguet deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 26mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement, bracelet and clasp signed
    Accessories: Delivered with Audemars Piguet Extrait de Registre confirming the register date of the present timepiece on 16th March 1987.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present Audemars Piguet Royal Oak lady’s wristwatch is certainly an unusual example that features a diamond-set case with onyx embossed bezel and center links. Measuring 26mm diameter, the petite case size is becoming a trend among lady collectors of fine vintage timepieces. Fitted with a champagne dial matching the tone of the case and further adorned with diamond-set indexes, the present charming Royal Oak is certainly a standout piece for the discerned lady collector.

  • 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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Ref. 66240BA
A lady’s fine and extravagant yellow gold, onyx and diamond-set wristwatch with diamond-set indexes and bracelet

1987
26mm diameter
Case, dial, movement, bracelet and clasp signed

Estimate
HK$234,000 - 312,000 
€25,900-34,500
$30,000-40,000

Sold for HK$441,000

Contact Specialist

Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2031
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: XIII

Hong Kong Auctions 25-26 November 2021