The Monaco Legend Group team has put together an astonishing selection of rarities in the horological field. From the Unique Piece Rolex Yachtmaster, former property of the late President of Rolex Patrick Heiniger, to an outstanding example of the Patek Philippe 2523-1. Not to mention the great selection of rarities destined for Middle Eastern market, such as a Rolex Submariner and Daytona from the Sultanate of Oman and a steel Daytona with UAE emblem on the dial.
Many thanks to Auro Montanari, alias John Goldberger, Roberto Randazzo and George Pakkos for their significant help in supervising the catalogue and to Eric Tortella for his assistance in searching for some of our rarest Patek Philippe watches in his database and releasing his passport of authenticity for them.
Session I: Saturday 22 April, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 100
Session II: Sunday 23 April, 10:30 AM – lots 101 to 164
Session III: Sunday 23 April, 2:30 PM – lots 165 to 261
230 Audemars Piguet Extremely Rare and Very Attractive, Royal Oak Quartz, Wristwatch in White Gold, Emerald-Set Bezel and Bracelet, Diamond and Emerald-set Indexes, Mother-of-Pearl Dial, Extract From the Archives, Reference 56752BC
Estimate: € 70,000 – 140,000
Model: Royal Oak
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: White Gold
Case N°: D44690, N°133
Movement N°: 402620
Dimensions: 33.5 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
Accessories: Extract From the Archives
The Royal Oak was the first luxury watch in steel with integrated bracelet and since its inception, Audemars Piguet would have made many of its variants including this quartz model reference 56752BC, No. 133, in white gold, perfect for both man and woman wrist seen its diameter of 33 mm. Created in 1994, this lot combines the strength and practicality of the white gold used to make the bracelet with a deployant clasp and the baguette emerald set applied on it. The bezel match perfectly the bracelet as its classy octagonal shape is embellished by 24 baguette emerald-set. The immaculate dial in light blue mother-of-pearl with baton hands replaces the classic indexes with baguette-cut emerald markers at 12, 6, and 9 o’ clock, diamond-set hour markers at 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, and 11 o’ clock. The date window is very clear and this is a unique opportunity to purchase an astonishing creation from one of the most renowned brands and absolutely exceptional for preciousness and quality.