Exclusive Timepieces 23 –⁠ 24 April 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.

Session I
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Session II
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Session III
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273

18 Audemars Piguet Iconic and Sought After, Royal Oak Automatic Wristwatch, in Steel, Reference 4100 ST, With Extract from the Archives

Estimate: € 20,000 –⁠ 40,000

Sold € 33,800

Lot Description

Model: Royal Oak
Reference: 4100 ST
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Year: 1978
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 2123
Case N°: B19420, N° 570
Movement N°: 187820
Dimensions: 35 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Extract from the Archives

The reference 4100 with its 35 mm case has all the characteristics from the iconic 5402: a tonneau-shaped steel case with lapidated lugs, four screws in the bands to secure the removable steel bracelet, an octagonal steel bezel secured by eight screws and a plain steel screwed case back. The lot here offered is in a very well-preserved original overall condition, featuring the iconic characteristics a Royal Oak must have: the serial number on the inner case cack indicates that this watch is a B-series, and with this reference it dates to 1978. Engraved on the back is number 570, suggesting it was the five hounded and seventies made in this configuration. The watch, furthermore, still has the original, hexagonal non-marked winding crown. Under the flat sapphire crystal glass, a superb anthracite, lovely patinated, tapissserie gray dial with a light topicalization that is spreading all around, applied luminous baton indexes, gold luminous hands, an aperture for the date at 3, an outer minute division. Famous icon and aesthetically appealing, this watch also comes with the extract from the archives confirming caliber 2123.