14 Milestone Audemars Piguet Watches, From the First Minute Repeater to the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak


Download this FREE featureWatchtime Spotlight: Audemars Piguet – 14 Milestone Audemars Piguet watches — and expand your knowledge about the 14 most important timepieces in more than a century of Audemars Piguet watches. The story of Audemars Piguet is one of constant innovation. From their earliest days, Audemars Piguet watches have been recognized for their boldness in both design and technology. This FREE download from WatchTime magazine gives you the stories behind 14 of history’s most important Audemars Piguet watches, from the first Audemars Piguet Minute Repeater to modern versions of the iconic Audemars Piguet Royal Oak.

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Throughout its long history, Audemars Piguet has striven to be at the forefront of new watchmaking technology, so it’s not surprising that Audemars Piguet is a pioneer in the genre of the minute-repeater watch. The first Audemars Piguet watch with a minute repeater was completed in Bienne, Switzerland in 1892. The first such watch with a signature dial followed in 1906. But these were only a few of the remarkable Audemars Piguet watches that we cover in this century-spanning feature article, never before presented in English and not available in print. And you can download it, at absolutely no cost, right now. Download this FREE feature and expand your knowledge about the 14 most important timepieces in more than a century of Audemars Piguet watches.

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Many significant Audemars Piguet watch models and complications followed the groundbreaking minute repeater watch, such as the Full Calendar in 1921, Caliber 2003 in 1945, the Perpetual Calendar in 1957, and automatic Caliber 2120 in 1967. Other Audemars Piguet watches included Tourbillons and Grande Complications. But it was in 1972 that Audemars Piguet released the watch that became its signature, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, which quickly became Audemars Piguet’s leading model and remains so today. The Royal Oak later begat the even sportier Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore watches, some famous examples of which are also covered in our article. Then there is 2002’s Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept watch, which used innovative materials from the worlds of aerospace and medical engineering. If you’re curious about the technical details of this and other Audemars Piguet watches — including modern marvels like the Millenary MC12 and Cabinet No.5 —  don’t delay; download WatchTime Spotlight: Audemars Piguet right now! Download this FREE feature and expand your knowledge about the 14 most important timepieces in more than a century of Audemars Piguet watches.

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WatchTime Spotlight: Audemars Piguet is the most in-depth article you’ll find about the evolution of the Audemars Piguet brand and the design and technical breakthroughs represented in these 14 milestone Audemars Piguet watches. Whether your interests lie on the technical side or the historical side, or you simply want to learn more about how the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch got its name, this free, exclusive feature by watch expert and WatchTime magazine contributor Gisbert Brunner is a must-read. Become an instant expert on Audemars Piguet watches! Download this FREE feature and expand your knowledge about the 14 most important timepieces in more than a century of Audemars Piguet watches. In our FREE download, you will learn more about:

  • Audemars Piguet’s earliest complicated watches
  • Why the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak raised eyebrows in 1972
  • The first Audemars Piguet watch with a tourbillon
  • How an 18th-century concept found its way into modern Audemars Piguet watches

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This promotional article was originally published in 2014 and has been updated.

2 Responses to “14 Milestone Audemars Piguet Watches, From the First Minute Repeater to the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak”

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  1. Richard Johnson

    I’m so sorry, but it should probably read “Milestone.”

    14 Millestone Audemars Piguet Watches, From the First Minute Repeater to the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

    /s/Wannabe Proofreader

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