Explain The Story Inside The Watch — Audemars Piguet Movement, Which Is The Exquisiteness of Timing


In today’s watch industry, fine watchmaking seems to be a fashion. But no one can have a clear standard of judgment. The fashion trend is always changing, and it must be a test that can become a classic. For the watch, the exquisite movement is the essence of the watch. The stories behind those watches are waiting for you to open.

The long history of watchmaking belongs to brand
Audemars Piguet was born in the heart of the valley of the valley with the melody of the complex watch movement.
In 1875, Audemars Piguet began the brand’s road to watchmaking. To this day, as the only high-end watchmaking brand in the world still managed by the founding family,
The watchmaking craft of Audemars Piguet has been passed down from generation to generation and has become the essence of Audemars Piguet’s watchmaking philosophy.

Audemars Piguet Founder & Founding Family First Generation: Jules Louis Audemars | Edward Auguste Piguet

The traceable process development

In 1892, Audemars Piguet developed the world’s first three-question timepiece

The complex function of Audemars Piguet not only shows the beauty of Audemars Piguet’s craftsmanship, but also reflects the brand’s exquisite watchmaking skills:
In 1899, the first pocket watch of Audemars Piguet called “Universelle” was born.
In 1955, Audemars Piguet set up a leap year display on the perpetual calendar watch for the first time.
The first self-winding tourbillon watch developed by Audemars Piguet in 1986 was born, and do on.

Adhere to the creation of mechanical movements and complex functions
Audemars Piguet Caliber 2885 automatic winding self-produced movement
In addition to this Caliber 2885 self-winding self-produced movement, the other Caliber 2959 self-winding movement also reflects Audemars Piguet’s superb watchmaking craftsmanship.

Audemars Piguet Caliber 2885 automatic winding self-produced movement
Knock-off Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore black 26582CE.OO.A002CA.01 Watch

Audemars Piguet Caliber 2959 automatic movement
Knock-off Audemars Piguet Royal Oak super time three-question black 26591PT.OO.D002CR.01 watch

The perpetual calendar, launched in 2018, is equipped with the Caliber 5134 self-winding movement, which may be more aesthetically pleasing in thickness.

Audemars Piguet Caliber 5134 self-winding movement
Imitated Audemars Piguet Royal Oak perpetual calendar 26574BA.OO.1220BA.01 gold watch

The creation and development of every complex function of Audemars Piguet is a huge challenge for watchmakers. They must overthrow their previous achievements and start over again. The process is much harder than we could think.

The Master Watchmaker of Audemars Piguet is drawing sketches

In addition to the technical problems to be overcome, the birth of each timepiece requires the design of watchmaker to be creative and unconstrained. Those seemingly impossible designs, which are finally presented to us, are pieces of art.
Audemars Piguet adheres to the basic: development of mechanical movements and complex functions.