$3000 gold Vladimir Putin Apple Watch

CNN reported that a gold-coated Apple Watch featuring the signature of three-term Russia President Vladimir Putin has arrived on the market, and could be yours for just over $3000.

The Russophilic smartwatch, produced by a Russian-Italian jewellery brand called Caviar Perna Penna, costs 197,000 rubles ($3,073) and also depicts the Moscow skyline and the double-headed eagle of Russia's coat of arms.

Jewelers Caviar made headlines last June when they produced an 18-carat gold iPhone 5S, hand-etched with a portrait of the Russian leader, which the company described as "the best way to express patriotism." But following a rebuke from Putin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov -- the President does not approve of his likeness being used by manufacturers for commercial gain, he says -- production was halted.

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