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

85 Audemars Piguet Very Attractive and Precious, Royal Oak, Automatic Chronograph Wristwatch in White Gold, Reference 26022BC, With Warranty and Tag

Estimate: € 30,000 –⁠ 60,000

Sold € 36,400

Model: Royal Oak
Reference: 26022BC
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: Rubber
Year: 2000s
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 2385
Case N°: N° 881, F71471
Movement N°: 646746
Dimensions: 39 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
Accessories: Warranty and Tag

Since its introduction in 1972, the Royal Oak has seen a succession of numerous re-editions which, in some ways, have also distorted its simple and linear design with which it was conceived by Gerald Genta. The resignation has in fact been changed and its thickness has likewise undergone enormous variations going to meet the tastes of the customers who invoked aloud a more massive specimen. The lot offered here under the reference number 26022BC only existed in a blue or white dial like the present watch. This is a mid-size Royal Oak in white gold from Audemars Piguet measuring 39 mm in width with brushed and polished finishing, the white tapisserie decoration dial with luminous applied square hour indexes are intact and is completed by three subsidiary dials, for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, aperture for the date between 4 and 5 and luminous white “baton” hands. Moreover the lot here comes with a rubber strap and its original warranty and tag.