Exclusive Timepieces 22 –⁠ 23 October 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

One of the finest selections of vintage and contemporary watches we were able to put together. We tried to do our best to offer you extremely rare and well preserved collectable pieces of the best manufactures.

Session I: Saturday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 104
Session II: Sunday 23 October, 10:30 AM – lots 105 to 179
Session III: Sunday 23 October, 2:30 PM – lots 180 to 271

71 Audemars Piguet Limited Edition, Edward Piguet, Quantieme Perpetual Wristwatch, in Yellow-gold, Reference 25 682

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 30,000

Sold € 16,900

Lot Description

Model: Edward Piguet Perpetual Calendar
Reference: 25682
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 1980s
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 2003
Case N°: C98777, N° 233
Movement N°: 367014
Dimensions: 27 × 45 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement

For collectors, perpetual calendar wristwatches produced by Audemars Piguet are certainly worth collecting. Launched in the 1990s, the Edward Piguet collection is named after one of the two founding fathers of the manufacture—Jules-Louis Audemars and Edward-Auguste Piguet. This family of watches borrow their design aesthetic from a historic tank design wristwatch that the brand made in the 1920s and was equipped with the perpetual calendar and moon phase complication. This reference 25 682 has an evident Art Deco inspiration for the creation of the curved rectangular yellow-gold case that is elegant and sophisticated. The dial is perfectly balanced with attractive painted Breguet numbers that really stand out against the mat silvered/white dial. Marking an important position in the line of watches produced by the firm, perpetual calendar wristwatches from Audemars Piguet are considered by many as the worthiest in terms of craftsmanship and aesthetics.