In 1875, two young entrepreneurs passionate about the art of watchmaking, Jules-Louis Audemars and Edward-Auguste Piguet joined together to share a common passion: the creation, design and production of high complication watchmaking in the Vallée de Joux, Switzerland .
His strong commitment to create watches in a time in which the pocket watch marked everyday life, leads to brand reach the highest levels of combination of tradition and innovation.
The success, over time, be repeated from its junction on to this day.
1892, it was a landmark year in the history of watchmaking: the Manufacture Audemars Piguet, develops one of his most recognized, a wristwatch minute and repeat later in 1915, a repeating pattern of five minutes, marking a definitive milestone in the consecration of a brand that, through its 135 years of history, is still today more than ever, a leader in universal design and technology.
Club Delux choices:
Selfwinding watch with small seconds. Stainless steel case, black and anthracite dial, black strap.
Selfwinding watch with date display and centre seconds. 18-carat white gold case, blue dial, brown strap. Availability to be confirmed.
Selfwinding watch with date display and centre seconds. Blackened steel case, black dial, black strap. Limited edition of 500. Availability to be confirmed.
Selfwinding watch with date display and centre seconds. 18-carat pink gold case, pink gold dial, black strap. 339 brilliant-cut diamonds, ~3.26 carats. Limited edition of 70.
In 1972, hatching occurs Audemars Piguet unstoppable launching its 40 years will soon be a symbol of elegance, exclusivity and sportiness: the Royal Oak, undoubtedly one of the most desired and recognized models in the history of watchmaking and whose value continues to grow in parallel with the development of collections renewed year after year. Since the first model octagonal steel, through the Royal Oak Offshore, the sportiest version born in 1992, Audemars Piguet has continued to pay close attention to the movement and the heart of their machinery. The tantalum, titanium, carbon fiber, have been the subject of research and development to fine watchmaking, challenging his collector clients with increasingly risky proposals, most recognized and most suggestive and successful.
Day and Date
Selfwinding watch indicating the date and the day. 18-carat pink gold case, black dial, brown strap.
Selfwinding watch indicating a second time zone, 24-hour function, the power reserve and the date. Stainless steel case, silvered dial, stainless steel bracelet.
Hand-wound watch. Stainless steel case, blue dial, stainless steel bracelet.
Faced with the possibility of creations with new materials, Audemars Piguet has unearthed revolutionary designs like the Millenary Carbone One never ceasing to innovate with more classic line which highlights the complications bolder as the Jules Audemars with the new exhaust AP.
The relentless pursuit of excellence, Audemars Piguet takes to join the leading people in the sport and culture in the world.
Formula 1, golf, cricket, or nautical races, were territories in which Audemars Piguet has turned his creative effort.
It also underlines the association of the brand associations with their ambassadors
As such example is that of one of his most recent Ambassadors and a winner in football: Leo Messi.
Selfwinding chronograph with date display and small seconds at 6 o’clock. Case in steel, tantalum bezel, brushed anthracite dial, strap in anthracite. Limited edition of 500.
When a collector or a new customer decides to indulge in a Audemars Piguet watch not only acquires an absolutely unbeatable and exceptional quality, acquires also a part of history and enters a world of exclusivity, combining tradition and modernity in his wrist. In short, is being awarded the realization of a dream.
In 1992, Audemars Piguet Foundation, chaired by Jasmine Audemars, begins its journey acquiring a commitment to the protection of nature and the new generations who challenged awareness with respect to the environment and nature awareness.
Audemars Piguet, true to their principles is, at present, the only company of Haute Horlogerie held by the founding families and directed by them. The fact of not belonging to any business group favors for Audemars Piguet, what matters is not the quantity but the value craftsmanship, quality and excellence of its exclusive timepieces, available only to those who understand the watch as Art.
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