empressissi™ is pleased to offer this amazing dress watch for men from the late 40s according to the movement's serial number. AUDEMARS PIGUET from Geneve is considered by many one of the top 5 leading watch makers in the world, in line with Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin. Top quality and beautiful design, ready to wear!
The watch houses an early high grade manual wind movement with sub seconds, running on 18 jewels. The movement is highly decorated with Geneve stripes and adjusted to 8 positions. It is cased in an interesting and uncommon screw back case with internal dust cover. The case is 18K solid yellow gold with mint low dome crystal and original crown.
The dial was professionally restored here in our atelier with the correct print and is in pearl tone set with solid gold numerals/markers. The dial has its original solid gold set of hands.
This elegant AP watch measures 32mm side to side (excluding crown) and 39mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is standard length, 18mm wide brand new quality HADLEY ROMA padded genuine leather band in black lizard tone with anti-allergic buckle in matching tone.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards; To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.