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This is the Audemars Piguet Millenary Calcedoine (Chalcedony) watch and it serves up some of the most popular luxury features in a watch. You have an 18k pink gold case that is 45mm wide by 40mm tall. You have a stunning array of 395 brilliant-cut diamonds placed all over the case and in the dial was well. You have a beautifully decorated and designed open-work in-house made Audemars Piguet Calibre 2861 manually-wound tourbillon movement - with a chalcedony mainplate. And you have a galuchat (stingray) strap. It just oozes "my Tahitian vacation home is more expensive than you primary south Florida residence plus four children's Ivy league educations combined!"
Aside from diamonds, arabesque engravings decorate the movement while the tourbillon escapement is visible to the left of the watch face itself ( that is surprisingly legible). I am sure that Audemars Piguet will not be making too many of these watches for men - no, maybe they are for women - but contact them and I am sure they will put your name on an arbitrarily long waiting list as well as inform you of "what the damage" will be.
Ariel Adams publishes the luxury watch review site aBlogtoRead.com.