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Audemars Piguet Millenary Chronograph Watch At SIHH 2009 Shows & Events

You know that I have been economically deluded by the watch world when I hear that a watch costs around $35,000, only to think, “that sounds like a really good price.” Not that I can afford it, I just wouldn’t expect an 18k rose gold-cased Audemars Piguet Millenary Onyx watch with an in house chronograph movement to go for that “low” of a price. I must have luxo-fever. But for $35,000 you can’t go too wrong with this beautiful chronograph version of Audemars Piguet’s lovely Millenary watch. The sorta asymmetric is not off-centered as it might appear. Two oblong circles overlap to create that interesting look that Audemars Piguet perfected. Though, the chronograph version does actually have some off-centered dials.

The thought, of course, is to be able to appreciate the look of the motion every time you glance at the watch. Such appreciation is especially important as this is a Swiss-made Le Brassus movement made by Audemars Piguet. I have to say the first thing I thought when looking at this watch was how nicely finished the motion was. Really at a level of something two or three times the cost. Specifically, I am referring to the very nicely polished plates and bridges that have a super high quality appearance to them. These timepieces should not have much of a problem selling themselves.On the back of the case is an open sapphire caseback allowing you to find the engraved 22k gold strand in addition to a ton of perlage polishing. This really is an watch for the motion lover. The dial has a rich depth for it and you can tell that the movement was designed from the ground up to beautifully fit the special oval case.This particular movement is called the Caliber 4101 and is brand new for this watch. Not only is it’s made to fit in the instance but is also an automatic with 60 hours of power reserve. There is a lighter variation with rhodium plated bridges and a darker variant with anthracite bridges. The bridges enjoy sharp beveling and areas of diamond polish along with lots of perlage and Cote de Geneve. From the gold cased version, the bridge to the escapement can be in gold. In all, the movement has 253 components. Really one of the choicest new moves of the year.

The standard Millenary watch uses the two circles for the minute or the hours. This version uses the outer circle cleverly as a tachymeter. It is not the most elegant application of a tachymeter scale, but it works. The dial has everything in the right place, though it does come across as though it is a reflection out of a funhouse mirror looking a bit misshapen.

Audemars Piguet Millenary Chronograph Watch At SIHH 2009 Shows & Events

Audemars Piguet Millenary Chronograph Watch At SIHH 2009 Shows & Events

The case is in 18kt rose gold and measures 47mm x 42mm, pretty nicely sized! Inside, the mechanical movement is the automatic AP caliber 2385 with a power reserve of 40 hours (not exactly a stellar power reserve, but it is a chronograph movement). Sky blue is found throughout the dial as well as gold used for the out markers and the hands. It is a pretty bold little number, and a charming edition to something from Audemars Piguet that is not a Royal Oak watch. If you look on the rear of the watch, the branding reminds me too much of those fish you sometimes see attached to the back of people’s cars. I think you know what I mean.

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