CIRCA: 2000s
CASE MATERIAL: 18k white gold
CASE DIAMETER: 36 x 29mm
DIAL: Black
MOVEMENT: Automatic
FUNCTIONS: Chronograph, date
ACCESSORIES: 18k white gold Audemars Piguet deployant clasp, Audemars Piguet outer box, presentation box

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The present lot is especially striking due to its very distinctive and unique aesthetic. The Edward Piguet series is dedicated to and named after Audemars Piguet’s co-founder, a man said to be acutely captivated by his desire for outstanding craftsmanship and precision. Piguet personally acted as the ‘repasseuer’, or regulator, for the brand, inspecting and ensuring that each crafted timepiece met his exceptional standards. The present lot pays homage to this horological master through the beautiful idiosyncrasies of its design. All Edward Piguet model timepieces have a characteristic rectangular case that sets them apart from other Audemars Piguet models such as the Royal Oak. With an attractive railroad dial, crisp baton numerals, gadrooned crown and beautifully curved lugs, the present lot offers its fair share of craftsmanship contained in a classic yet robust timepiece.
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Φ Please note the endangered species strap is shown for display purposes only and is not for sale. Upon sale, this watch will be supplied to the buyer with a non CITES strap (not shown). The endangered species strap may be available for collection from the Christie’s New York saleroom – please contact Christie’s Client Service Center at
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