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01/20/23
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Lot #1888

Audemars Piguet White Gold Diamond Dial 14126.519 with Guarantee

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Introduction

Famed for their aggressively avant-garde take on design and aesthetics, Audemars Piguet has long been known to blend aspects of their history with their own take on horology. As a result, timepieces that feature both - period-defining designs and aspects of AP’s historical DNA can be produced, just like this ref. 14126. Featuring a sleek tonneau-shaped case with a luxurious 18kt white gold construction with an intricately woven 18kt white gold bracelet and bezel encircling a black diamond-set dial, this timepiece blends AP’s love of opulence with their desire to create truly unique designs. Powered by a wonderfully thin automatic movement, this timepiece ensures that AP’s clientele could enjoy AP’s high level of horology design, all the while enjoying a watch that is compact on the wrist and wears like an elegant dress watch just with a beautifully intricate and opulent sense of design through its immaculately woven bracelet and plethora of diamonds.

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Grade

V 8.5

Status

Vetted & Approved

Included

Guarantee Booklet

Est. value range

$5,000 – $8,000

The Details

Brand

Audemars Piguet

Dimensions

26mm x 27mm

Model

Cobra

Movement

Manual-wind

Reference

14126.519

Bracelet

18kt white gold bracelet

Year

Circa 1990s

Condition

Excellent

Material

18kt white gold

Included

Watch and papers

Dial Color

Black

THE DIAL

Fitted with a textured black dial this example's 12 diamond-set hour markers pop beautifully against their dark backdrop.

THE CONSTRUCTION

Boasting an intricately woven 18kt white gold bracelet that wraps around its bezel, the Cobra was distinctive for its all-in-one construction style whereby its design was displayed equally across the entire watch.

TIMING MACHINE READOUT

This reading was taken (crown down) with a ONEOF Accuracy Boutique Edition timing machine at time of cataloging. It is provided as a courtesy only, and shall not be construed as a warranty or guarantee of any kind. Please refer to our terms and conditions of sale for more information.

Condition

Watch is in excellent condition. Case has minor surface wear along caseback but numbers and gold hallmarks are sharp and visible. The blue diamond dial is excellent, with only minor signs of wear. Bracelet fits a 7' wrist and has little to no stretch.

Our Perspective

A distinctive watch that boasts an aesthetic long lost from AP's design language, the Cobra harks back to the elaborate designs of the 1980s that used watches as a vehicle for luxury.

Justin Gruenberg

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