**SOLD**Audemars Piguet Vintage Perpetual Calendar ref# 5548 BC | White Gold | – Mint | Full Set | RARE

Model
Audemars Piguet Quentieme Perpetuel 5548 BC


Year
vintage
1984



A fabulous time to acquire rare, complicated and fine watches from the world’s most prestigious Swiss brands at an affordable value. 2019 is such a time!

White metal complicated vintage watches from Audemars Piguet are exceedingly rare.

C series dates it to the early 80s.

The Quantieme Perpetuel was first launched in the early 1980s after the success of the Royal Oak to further establish Audemars Piguet on it’s pinnacle of fine watch making.

Featuring one of the slimmest automatic self winding movements further enhanced with perpetual calendar and moon phase complications, caliber 2120/2, cased in an exquisite ultra thin white gold case with a contemporary 36mm diameter and a stepped bezel design. This timepiece belongs in the most prominent collections indeed.

The case is mint and crisp with ultra sharp satin frosty finish on the sides of the case and very clean two stepped bezel. The lugs are even and sharp still retaining their beautiful beveled finish. The case back is mint with it’s original sunburst ultra fine finish and crisp deep engravings. This watch has been barely worn!

The dial with it’s neutral white background and lacquered glossy finish is pristine with absolutely no issues. The hand set is in mint conditions. The moon phase disk is mint

The lizard leather original strap is in overall top conditions with minor signs of wear. The original white gold Ellipse style Audemars Piguet buckle is in prime conditions.

The self winding movement is running well, keeping time and holding good power reserve  all the while changing dates smoothly.

Accompanied by it’s original Audemars Piguet warranty, Quantieme Perpetuel manual, original hang tag, inner and outer boxes.

An exquisite timepiece with great sophistication, much needed in today’s time of sheep herd watch collecting.

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