Gerald Genta Success Ladies Watch (Designer of Audemars Piguet Royal Oak) - Stainless Steel & 18K Gold

Gerald Genta

Item No. 5698

Today's offering showcases this luxurious ladies steel and 18K gold Gerald Genta quartz watch in gorgeous original condition. Its elegant incorporates perhaps his most recognized design feature - a large bezel, and particularly an eight sided bezel like his famous Royal Oak design.

For those unfamiliar, Gerald Genta is perhaps the most famous luxury watch designer of the last century. Beginning in 1970, he created some of the most high-end iconic watch designs including Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, the Patek Philippe Nautilus, certain version of the Omega Constellation, the Bvlgari Bvlgari, and the reinvention of the IWC Ingenieur. He also launched the watch brand that hears his name, and that this watch is from.

With a resume that includes so many luxurious labels, it’s it is no surprise that Gerald Genta incorporated the sophistication of an elite brand, while deftly designing ultra-sophisticated and daring designs. Hailing from the headquarters of the watchmaking epicenter of Switzerland, Gerald Genta is recognized for pushing technical boundaries, while infusing the rich heritage of the master craftsman of his motherland.

It is all original and presents as about a 9.5 out of 10 condition. It comes fitted with a new aftermarket band done in a similar style of the original.

These were made around year 2000 and retailed for 2795 Euros at the time. If still made today they would most likely cost $5,000 or more.

A Master Watchmaker has installed a new battery and performed any needed servicing.

Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. warranty on the movement and its function, and a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Manufacturer: Gerald Genta
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Model: Success, ref. G2851-7
  • Serial no.: 29,612
  • Year built: c. 2000
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes
  • Designed for: Ladies
  • Case: Steel and 18K gold, signed Gerald Genta, round, two-body, polished, 25mm diameter (excluding crown - 27mm including)
  • Case markings (inside): Gerald Genta, Geneve, Quartz, Fish waterproof symbol
  • Case condition: Presents on the wrist as mint with light signs of polishing. Light signs of polishing and a few light remnants of wear to the back
  • Dial: Ivory, signed Gerald Genta, with interesting inset gold baton indexes, original, mint condition
  • Hands: Original, gold "batons"
  • Movement type: Gerald Genta quartz
  • Band: Leather done in alligator grain, remborde, brand new and unused.
  • Width between lugs: 14mm
  • Servicing: New battery installed and any needed servicing performed by a Master Watchmaker. 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 warranty. Please email for details.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity
  • 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.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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