Antiquorum Auctioneers will hold a ‘Masterpiece Collection of Modern and Antique Timepiece Auction’ at the Grand Hotel Kempinski in Geneva on May 13. At that time, Audemars Piguet will bring more than 50 Royal Oak watches to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the brand’s iconic Royal Oak.
This auction features many Audemars Piguet boutiques, including the Royal Oak A Series 88 large-scale watch made of tantalum and 18K rose gold for the first time in 1972, and Sydney to Hobart in the 1998 limited edition Royal Oak series Watches and 2003 Alinghi edition watches. Other complex watches will also join the auction, including the Royal Oak skeleton perpetual calendar watch from 1997 and the Royal Oak large complex watch with 786 diamonds in 2002. In addition, Royal Oak offshore watches will also appear in auctions, including a special limited edition commemorative version of the Royal Oak of End of Days launched in 1999 in collaboration with Arnold Schwarzenegger Offshore automatic watch.
In addition, the auction will present several models commemorating contemporary celebrities, including a limited edition of 10 Georgio Armani limited edition 001 Royal Oak 18K white gold automatic chronograph watch. Another highlight of the auction-the 2012 41mm Royal Oak Stainless Steel Watch (15400ST) will also be unveiled. The first finished product of this model is used for auction, and the proceeds will go to the Audemars Piguet Foundation to support the global forest protection cause.