Today's offering showcases this handsome and classic vintage Audemars Piguet mens dress watch.
Featuring an elegant case with long downward turned lugs and a classic vintage dial (face) with distinctive pyramidal markers, it possesses timeless elegance and class.
And equipped with an extremely high-grade, original Audemars Piguet caliber 2001 movement designed to maintain very accurate timekeeping even across a wide range of temperatures and positions, it showcases top tier Swiss watchmaking.
Slightly larger than midsized, it is the size of many of AP's dress watches from this era and larger than their small midsize watches.
Its has original parts down to the dial and all hands. The only replacement is the crown, which is a vintage replacement and correctly unsigned.
Its case is in excellent condition. Its dial has been restored by one of the leading dial experts in North America.
Our Master Watchmaker has fully serviced the watch which consists of fully disassembling the movement, carefully inspecting each part, replacing any worn components with new genuine AP replacements, reassembling and lubricating the movement, and extensive timing testing and regulation (a $695 value).
It is keeping very accurate time.
Included with the purchase is a one-year international warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to its performance.
For the finishing touch we have equipped it with a brand new crocodile strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
As one of the finest names in watchmaking, Audemars Piguet commitment to quality and technical superiority is legendary. Long known for their highly-complicated watches, Audemars Piguet stands alongside Patek Philippe on the top echelon of premier watchmakers in the world.
Manufacturer: Audemars Piguet
Country of origin: Switzerland
Serial no.: 77,443
Year built: c. 1961
Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
Designed for: Men
Case material: 18K gold
Case markings (inside): 23,357, signature in script
Case markings (outside): Audemars Piguet & Co., Swiss, 18K
Case condition: Excellent condition with light wear. Not recently polished. Case number is still strong. Please inquire if you would like a light polishing.
Dimensions: 33mm diameter (excluding crown) by 39mm long lug tip-to-tip
Dial: Silver, signed Audemars Piguet, applied gold pyramidal and faceted baton indexes, expertly restored
Hands: Original, gold "batons"
Movement markings: Audemars Piguet, Swiss, 18 Jewels, Adjusted to Four Positions and Temperatures
Movement type: Extremely high quality, Audemars Piguet, manually wound, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjustmented to four positions and temperatures, index regulator
Jewels: 18 rubies
Band: Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn
Width between lugs: 17mm
Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition
Serviced: Our Master Watchmaker has fully serviced the watch which consists of fully disassembling the movement, carefully inspecting each part, replacing any worn components with new genuine AP replacements, reassembling and lubricating the movement, and extensive timing testing and regulation (a $695 value).
Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. It is keeping very accurate time. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
We offer a 100%
satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way
unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime
within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our
client's expectations throughout the buying experience.
All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially
constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All
watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic
shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail,
and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier.
International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.
The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any
required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and
taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be
guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not
recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed
to be waterproof.