Like the function, but not the form of your Apple Watch Edition? This $10,000 accessory will shield your shame

Like the function, but not the form of your Apple Watch Edition? This $10,000 accessory will shield your shame
The Apple Watch Edition garners awe in all the various forms. Some awed at the level of style, materials involved, and the price tag. Other awed (or perhaps gaped) simply at the price tag.

The Apple Watch Edition’s hallmark is the 18-karat gold body, either in yellow or rose hue, along with other premium materials. The price of entry for the Apple Watch Edition starts at $10,000 and rapidly ascends from there, topping out at a mere $17,000.

Indeed, the Apple Watch Edition is an expression of excess. Even then, there are custom jewelers that will add to the extravagance with no shame. Apple Watch Edition is even good enough for Fido if you have the means.

For some though, they may not want to show off their Apple Watch excess, or maybe they are ultra-old-school and still want a traditional looking time piece on their wrist. Enter the Nico Gerard Skyview PINNACLE.

The Skyview Pinnacle is an automatic chronometer from Switzerland that provides a traditional timepiece on one side of your wrist, while supporting either a 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch. As with any luxury item, the options are plenty. The Skyview PINNACLE can be ordered in a standard black stainless steel, or blue variant, for roughly $9,500. You’ll be happy to know that includes a stainless steel Apple Watch and about a 10-month wait time for delivery.

If you want to go for the gold, that timepiece’s pricing starts at $112,000, and includes a gold Apple Watch Edition. The good news about that is the wait time for delivery is only six to eight weeks. The more precious models are being made first, hence the shorter delivery time, but the timepieces are the real deal, undergoing a full certification process.

The privilege to reserve your spot to order one of only 99 Skyview Pinnacles to be made will cost $200.

sources: Nico Gerard via Business Insider



1. Busyboy

Posts: 738; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

The fact that this even exists..

9. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Seems just stupid enough for an Apple buyer!!!

16. Android_Lollipop

Posts: 155; Member since: May 05, 2015

Seems stupid enough to buy an Apple watch in the first place. This does not count.

2. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

Why wear only one watch when you can have two on a single arm. What?

3. Swordylove

Posts: 209; Member since: Jun 27, 2015

This is lol. But clever nonetheless.

4. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Pretty cool! But I wouldn't spend money this way even if I can afford it.

5. skyline88

Posts: 700; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

pay $112,000 for this rubbish instead of a proper Rolex, Audemars Piguet or Patek Philippe. yeah right.

19. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

When your earning Millions, this is something you buy your 12 year old for her birthday... this isnt marketed to scum like us.

20. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Someone who earns millions earn it for a reason and good for a real watch instead of these s**ts a true watch won't lose its worth by aging. Well that's the reason why i think smartwatches are not watches at all and the fact that you need to charge it every day is a pain.

23. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

An Apple follower is an apple follower, you can CEO having IPhones and IMac, why not an Apple Watch? Australian Politicians and high profile business leaders have been caught wearing Apple Watches. $10,000 is a toy to them something they can upgrade yearly with their pocket change. And i have a smart watch and charging them is no more of a pain than charging my phone.

6. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Can someone explain what the actual fck that is supposed to be... A watch for a watch cuz you dont like how your watch looks?

10. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Xzhibit would be proud.

7. maherk

Posts: 7020; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I dunno why, but this watch reminded me of the movie Stuck On You

8. drunkenjay

Posts: 1702; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

that is just stupid... if i saw some guy wearing this i would give him a dollar and say " i feel sorry for your parents that you have to wear 2 watches to tell the time".

22. g2a5b0e unregistered

Nice try, but that was dumbest thing I've ever heard. Why would you give anyone who could afford this money? Try to be more clever next time.

11. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

This just shows how ugly the Apple watch really is. Not only does it exist to hide your Apple watch, seeing the two back to back you can see that one side looks like a million times nicer than the other side.

12. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Double productivity lol...

13. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Hahaha....... the apple watch looked bad enough before this monstrosity

14. Tizo101

Posts: 604; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

can't polish a turd...

17. RajRicardo

Posts: 503; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh myyyyy eyeeeeeeeeeeeeesssssssssss!!!!

18. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

I Actually think this is a great idea, and the hate from close minded haters xD

21. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Yeah great idea putting a watch on a watch..

24. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

Think about it.. want the time look at the watch, got a notification? look at your wrist.

25. blazee

Posts: 414; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

Only that iwatch already tells time. This is to hide how ugkt it looks lol. So why even buy the ugly thing in the first place

28. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

The Apple watch would be used for notification? surely as an android user your imagination can imagine how this would actually work? coming from such a "open world and os" i'm surprised you imagination is so.....dead. The Apple Watch looks identical (it is a carbon copy) to the LG G watch and other first gen smart watching including its squareness.. you and others somehow ignore square android watchs which had received nothing but praises fro its design but Apple is attacked for this being called "ugly"? Its sad and pathetic that people so jealous and ignorant must attack apple just because its apple, the Apple watch is second only to the Gear s.

26. ibap

Posts: 871; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Clearly for those with more money than sense.

27. pt020

Posts: 176; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

Casio Mickey Mouse watch would fit it better.

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