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Watch company Audemars Piguet

It has been over 100 years since the time when the company was founded Audemars Piguet. Only the first year of Audemars Piguet has created a complicated watch Grand Complication, which was a lot of variety of functions – the minute repeater, perpetual calendar and moon phases calendar and chronograph dvuhstrelochny. Audemars Piguet brand stands out not only for its unique technical findings, and recognizable design hours. The – is not only a leader, but also a pioneer in watchmaking, which is developing a radically new technological solutions.

Audemars Piguet watches are famous and accurate way, and attractive appearance. Over the century of Audemars Piguet watches showed owners of these products of the highest quality performance.

In December 1881 Jules Odemar and Edward Auguste Pique partnered for 10 years, resulting in the interesting history of the highest craftsmanship. After training at the time of the master of La Valle de Joux in Le Brassus, two watchmakers were going to create a reputation as a courageous pioneer in developing new watch mechanisms. And they kept their promise to the world. Now the company produces only 15,000 hours per year, but that her hours of having personal numbers rightly take its place among the world’s great and reliable values. In the late 19th century, Audemars Piguet watches are famous for their special design, quality materials and a very delicate mechanism. In 1899, Audemars Piguet has made a splash at the World Fair in Paris model pocket watch “Grande Complication Savonette”.

In 1911, the company creates its first jewelry watches, which were decorated with diamonds. Pushing the boundaries of the existing technical design, in 1946, Audemars Piguet produces the plane ever created of all hours, with a thickness of 1.64 mm mechanism. Watchmakers continued this record very quickly create a very flat with an automatic movement 2.45mm thick, with a rotor made of 21-carat gold. Model of The Royal Oak, created in 1970, became the present model of tradition. Born out of the royal and maritime tradition, a special design of the watch is the perfect combination of power and elegance.

After this success, the company Audemars Piquet did not stop there, and is going to design and create the most sophisticated in the world watches. So on “Triple Complication”, who perform 12 different functions. Mechanism is in an ultra slim design with a thickness of 8.55 mm, automatic movement with 52 hours of stones, and a rotor made of 18-carat gold, are the result of manual work. To assemble and adjust the clock watchmakers took 4 months – that’s why over the year, the company produced only 5 copies of these hours. To date, the collection of “Complications” by Audemars Piguet consists of models “Automatic Tourbillon”, “Grande Sonniere”, and “Starwheel”. All models of the collection “Millenary” Companies have a horizontal body in the form of an oval and the special design of the company – “block centrifugal regulator equilibrium” that does not develop due to failure in the special features.

Watches Collection “Millenary” possess the technical features like chronograph, thinnest automatic perpetual calendar with the date of performance or day, date, month, and the “second” time. Women’s collection Audemars Piguet, the presented models “Opera”, “Grande Dame” and “Roberta lines”, inherent design features Andrew Carnegie.

Repeater is optional clock mechanism, which allows you to watch a battle of different melodic tones to inform the current time. The complex mechanism, usually indicates a clock, quarter hour and minute. Each fight has its own melody, and frequency. The invention of this mechanism, we are obliged to darkness.

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