empressissi™ is pleased to offer this fantastic ultra slim evening watch for men by the fine Swiss maker AUDEMARS PIGUET. This fantastic luxurious watch has the slimmest manual wind made in Switzerland for decades, the legandary cal. 2003 also used by Patek Philippe and Vacheron&Constantin and is an iconic caliber among vintage watches enthusiasts.
The watch houses a legendary AP 2003 manual wind movement which is based on a Frederic Piguet caliber 21, running on 17 jewels. This movement is known as the slimmest manual wind caliber in mass production, less than 1.7mm thick! It is cased in an exquisite slim yet thick gauge 18K solid yellow gold fully signed and hallmarked, with mint mineral low dome acrylic crystal and original crown. The overall thickness of the watch including the crystal at its top height is just 4.5mm.
The dial is a friction fit, elegant in pearl tone with black print of Roman numerals which may have been restored in the past and shows a few small age related signs. It has an original set of solid gold hands.
This elegant AP watch measures 32mm side to side (excluding crown) and 36mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is its original, hardly used and signed AUDEMARS PIGUET genuine slim black leather band in croco design with an original 18K gold signed AP buckle.
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.