AUDEMARS PIGUET, AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR
ICONEEK price: SOLD
Iconeek is proud to introduce here a superb automatic yellow gold perpetual calendar wristwatch with age and phase of the moon, by Audemars Piguet. The « Automatic Perpetual Calendar » model is mechanically programmed to take into account leap years until the year 2100.
The 36 mm, 18K yellow gold, rounded case comes with a stepped rounded bezel, a flat sapphire crystal, down-turned short lugs, correctors in the band, a snap on case back. The off-white dial is set with applied yellow gold baton indexes, an outer minute track, subsidiary dials for the date, the weekdays, the months, graduation for the age of the moon, aperture for the moon phases, yellow gold baton hands for minute and hours, blued steel hands for the day, date and month indications. Under the plain gold snap on back, a caliber 2120/1, rhodium plated, fausses côtes decoration, 38 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, 21K gold rotor segment. Dial, case and movement are signed.
The perpetual calendar combined with moon phases is probably the most useful complication in every day life. The timeless design of the model, together with a very classical and readable dial with great complication are the reasons of a continuous success among collectors.
Condition: 9.5/10, serviced at AP workshops
Brand: Audemars Piguet
Model: Automatic Perpetual Calendar, Quantieme Perpetuel Automatique (in french), Classique collection
Year : circa 1990
Case no.: B56042-050, inside back no. 042, no. 501
Movement no. : 225596
Material: 18K yellow gold
Dial: off-white, applied gold baton and dot indexes, gold baton hands, blued steel hands for the perpetual calendar, aperture for the moon phases at 6
Movement: cal. 2120, automatic, 38 jewels
Bracelet: leather strap with 18K gold AP buckle
Functions: perpetual calendar, self-winding, moon phases
Dimensions: 36 mm diam. Thickness 7.70 mm.
Accessories: fitted presentation box and outer packaging, push pin, polishing cloth, user manual for cal.2120/2800, Certificate of Origin and Guarantee (blank), insurance value, copy of full service.
Ref. ICO: 99-16-145