Audemars Piguet 25643BA/O/0003/01 Automatic Tourbillon Cushion Case 18K RARE & IMPORTANT (31560)

31560 Audemars Piguet 25643 Slim Automatic Tourbillon 25643BAO000301 25643BA O 0003 01, 18k yellow gold cushion form case with stepped bezel on a strap with a matching 18k yellow gold tang buckle, automatic AP caliber 2870 movement, one minute tourbillon cage made from titanium with mono-metallic compensation balance visible through dial aperature at 11 o'clock, hammer style automatic weight with AP initials visible through aperature at 6 o'clock, champagne sunburst pattern dial with applied round hour markers, the winding crown, case and crystal are all signed, sapphire crystal, solid caseback which also serves as the back plate of the movement with visible jewels, size: 28mm x 32mm, thickness: 5.5mm, Like New with Original Box and Papers that are stamped but undated. A rare and important watch from AP developed and produced in 1986.

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This is an 18k yellow gold Audemars Piguet Slim Automatic Tourbillon 25643BA/O/0003/01. It has an alligator leather strap with an 18k yellow gold tang buckle, and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal. It includes a signed backwinder winding crown, and a snap down solid case back (that also serves as the backplate) engraved with "TOURBILLON – AUTOMATIQUE," hallmarks, 6 jewels showing through the backplate, and a serial number. The 28mm by 32mm solid three-body cushion-shaped case, small teardrop lugs, and stepped bezel, are polished/brushed. The dial is champagne gold with an art deco-inspired sculptural sunburst pattern and applied yellow gold pip hour markers. The one-minute titanium tourbillon cage has a monometallic compensation balance visible through the opening at 11 o'clock. A hammer style automatic weight with gold AP initials on a blue field is visible through a semicircular aperture at 6 o'clock. It has oxidized gold feuille hands, and the 5.5mm thick case, dial, crystal, and movement are all signed.

This Audemars Piguet Slim Automatic Tourbillon 25643BA/O/0003/01 has a mechanical automatic self-winding AP caliber 2870 movement. It's hand engraved, with fausses cotes embellishment, and it's constructed with 32 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, a monometallic balance, and a self-compensating flat balance spring.

The rare and important Audemars Piguet Slim Automatic Tourbillon 25643BA/O/0003/01 was introduced in 1986 as the world's smallest tourbillon.