Audemars Piguet. A very rare and important 18ct rose gold tourbillon chronograph manual wind wristwatch
Jules Audemars - Tourbillon Chronographe, Ref:26010, Case No.F94126, Movement No.678160, Sold in September 2007
25-jewel Cal. 2889, rhodium-plated movement, fausses cotes decoration, lateral lever escapement with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator with 3 equidistant arm polished steel carriage, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold and 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, engine turned silvered dial, applied 18ct rose gold Roman numerals, outer minute divisions with five minute Arabic numerals, 18ct rose gold hands, black chronograph hands, subsidiary dials for 30 minute register and running seconds, aperture displaying one-minute tourbillon regulator under a polished steel bridge, brushed and polished case with screwed exhibition case back, chronograph pushers flanking the crown, fitted leather strap with 18ct rose gold Audemars Piguet deployant clasp, together with fitted box, certificate, instruction manual and magnifying glass, case, dial and movement signed 43mm.