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“CODE 11.59 BY AUDEMARS PIGUET” STANDS FOR ITS GENETIC CODE. ON THE BRINK OF TOMORROW, 11.59 IS AH


WHAT COMES NOW IS MADE TO AMAZE.

“At Audemars Piguet we constantly challenge ourselves to push the limits of craftsmanship. Endowed with a strong spirit of independence, we proudly own our roots and territory, daring to combine precision and creativity. Faithful to our legacy, we continue to evolve by preserving and rewriting traditions.”

Jasmine Audemars, Chairwoman of the Board of Directors



// Challenge

Challenging the Limits of Craftsmanship

For over 144 years, Audemars Piguet has nurtured generations of talented craftspeople dedicated to practicing their skills at the highest level, building on tradition, while consistently breaking the well-mastered rules of horology.

Never taking its savoir-faire for granted, Audemars Piguet continuously challenges its practices and production standards in an endless quest for artistry, excellence and technical perfection.


// Own

Owning Legacy

Audemars Piguet is the oldest fine watchmaking manufacturer still in the hands of its founding families.

Devoted to the preservation and transmission of its passion, savoir-faire and avant-garde spirit, Audemars Piguet continues to infuse its timepieces with enduring values of artistic excellence and technical mastery.

Taking ownership of its roots, Audemars Piguet also affirms its creative vision through artistic reinterpretations, such as infrared shots, of the natural landscape of the Vallée de Joux, where it all began in 1875



// Dare

Daring to Follow Firm Convictions

Going against the flow of industrialisation in 1875, Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet turned their backs on the lure of mass markets, daring to craft unique complicated watches. Since then, Audemars Piguet has charted its own course.

A century later, Audemars Piguet continued to create bold complicated wristwatches in defiance of the quartz crisis, venturing to develop the world’s thinnest selfwinding perpetual calendar in 1978 and paving the way for the revival of classical mechanical complications.


// Evolve

Never Standing Still

Constantly reinventing itself, while never losing sight of its origins, Audemars Piguet never stands still.

With the emergence of the digital age, Audemars Piguet has kept following its own path, using transformative technologies to create ground-breaking timepieces. Passionate, innovative, and persevering, Audemars Piguet’s craftsmen continuously develop new skills and techniques, broadening their savoir-faire to set rule-breaking trends.



LOOK AT ME CLOSELY.

IT TAKES TIME TO KNOW ME FOR WHO I REALLY AM.

“Classic by nature and unconventional by design, Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet chooses it all. This collection demanded new tools, skills and techniques to reach an exceptional degree of technical and aesthetic complexity. Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet is about human challenges. It tells the passionate stories of the dedicated watchmakers who dared to follow their convictions, joined forces and persevered, always pushing their own limits.”

François-Henry Bennahmias, Chief Executive Officer


// Precision Is in the Details

Uniquely Recognisable

The Round, the Octagonal and the Beyond

Audemars Piguet interweaves tensions and opposite forces in the design of the collection’s uniquely recognisable case. By boldly embedding an octagonal middlecase within a round case, Audemars Piguet cuts through the timeline of its long history of form and design experimentations. 

The upper part of the openworked lugs is welded to the extra-thin bezel, while the lower part leans delicately against the caseback in perfect alignment. All teams at Audemars Piguet have been implicated in their design and manufacture. New processes challenging traditional production standards were developed to solder the lugs to this extremely thin surface.

With its optimum curved ergonomics, the case has been conceived to adjust to different wrist sizes, making it comfortable for all to wear despite its 41 mm in diameter. Satin-brushed, bevelled and polished, the bezel, lugs and case present high complexity finishing techniques usually found on calibres.



// Precision Is in the Details

Designed for Legibility

The Optical Crystal Experience

The Manufacture has created a complex double curved glareproofed sapphire crystal, whose tense, arched profile embodies the watch’s contemporary design.

The glass’s internal surface is shaped like a dome, while its external surface is vertically curved from 6 to 12 o’clock. Its shape perfectly integrates the extra thin bezel and extends from edge to edge. Playing with depth, perspective and light, this double curved sapphire crystal dives into the world of optics for a unique visual experience, while enhancing the detailed work on the dial.

The polished chamfer all around the glass adds the finishing touch, while echoing the perfect finish of the bezel, lugs and case.


// Precision Is in the Details

Depth and Refinement

Raised 3-D Logo Created Atom by Atom and Applied by Hand

The extra-thin bezel brings forward the artistry of the smooth lacquered dial.

The Audemars Piguet signature, which measures 12.5 mm in length, presents a unique topography, driving the art of horology to its limits. Made of thin layers of 24-carat gold, it is achieved through a chemical process akin to 3-D printing known as galvanic growth. Each letter is connected with links approximately the size of a hair and placed by hand on the dial with tiny legs almost invisible to the eye.



Galvanic growth, which derives from micro-electronics, enables to reach micrometric precision. Although used in horology for movements, this technique is used for the first time with 24-carat gold. Going against initial warnings regarding the feasibility of such a logo, Audemars Piguet engineers followed their firm convictions. Making no compromise, they went through an extensive prototyping process, testing a wide array of variations before settling on final procedures and proportions.


// Precision Is in the Details

Movement Variety

Six Calibres of the Latest Generation

This collection features a large choice of six in-house calibres of the latest generation.

Among these six calibres, three are new: an integrated column wheel chronograph with flyback function, a selfwinding calibre with seconds and date indication, and a selfwinding flying tourbillon calibre.



High-end finishing is the very essence of Audemars Piguet’s watches. In respect of Audemars Piguet’s traditions and values, these movements are beautifully decorated to the slightest details with a wide array of finishing techniques, including “traits tirés”, “Côtes de Genève”, circular graining, circular satin, diamond-polished angles and gold-toned engravings.


PRECISION AND CREATIVITY, DESIGN AND MASTERY, RUGGED PURITY.

“With 13 different models, including four complications in one go, Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet represents one of the most important and comprehensive launches in the Manufacture’s history. For the first time, we are also presenting a collection consciously designed for both men and women, with an arched ergonomic case comfortable for all to wear. These models reach out to the people who choose it all and look beyond the obvious.”

Sébastian Vivas, Heritage and Museum Director



// Collection

Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Selfwinding

The deep blue lacquered dial is enhanced by the white gold case, an applied gold 3-D Audemars Piguet signature made in galvanic growth, as well as curved gold indexes and Arabic numerals.

This watch is powered by a new selfwinding movement, calibre 4302, that features a dedicated 22-carat gold oscillating weight. With a large diameter of 32 mm and a frequency of 4 Hertz, this calibre insures reliability and accuracy.

The straight integration of the strap in the continuity of the openworked lugs reveals the complex architecture of the case and its refined hand-finishing.



Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Selfwinding


15210OR.OO.A099CR.01  15210OR.OO.A002CR.01


Watch Technical Data

Functions

Hours

Minutes

Centre seconds

Date

Case

41 mm diameter

18-carat pink gold case

Glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback

Water-resistant to 30 m

Dial

Lacquered white or black dial

18-carat pink gold applied hour-markers

and hands

24-carat pink gold applied logo in galvanic growth

Lacquered white or black inner bezel

Strap

Hand-stitched “large square scale” brown or black

alligator strap with 18-carat pink gold pin buckle

Movement Technical Data

Selfwinding Manufacture calibre 4302

Total diameter: 32 mm (14 lignes)

Total thickness: 4.80 mm

Number of jewels: 32

Number of parts: 257

Minimal guaranteed power reserve: 70 h

Frequency of balance wheel:

4 Hz (= 28,800 vibrations/hour)



Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Selfwinding


15210BC.OO.A321CR.01. 15210BC.OO.A002CR.01


Watch Technical Data

Functions

Hours

Minutes

Centre seconds

Date

Case

41 mm diameter

18-carat white gold case

Glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback

Water-resistant to 30 m

Dial

Lacquered blue or black dial

18-carat white gold applied hour-markers

and hands

24-carat white gold applied logo in galvanic growth

Lacquered blue or black inner bezel

Strap

Hand-stitched “large square scale” blue or black alligator strap with 18-carat white gold pin buckle

Movement Technical Data

Selfwinding Manufacture calibre 4302

Total diameter: 32 mm (14 lignes)

Total thickness: 4.80 mm

Number of jewels: 32

Number of parts: 257

Minimal guaranteed power reserve: 70 h

Frequency of balance wheel:

4 Hz (= 28,800 vibrations/hour)



Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Selfwinding Chronograph


26393OR.OO.A321CR.01  26393OR.OO.A002CR.01 


Watch Technical Data 

Functions

Flyback chronograph

Hours

Minutes

Small seconds

Date

Case

41 mm diameter

18-carat pink gold case

Glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback

Water-resistant to 30 m

Dial

Lacquered blue or black dial and counters

18-carat pink gold applied hour-markers

and hands

24-carat pink gold applied logo in galvanic growth

Lacquered blue or black inner bezel

Strap

Hand-stitched “large square scale” blue or black alligator strap with 18-carat pink gold pin buckle

Movement Technical Data

Selfwinding Manufacture calibre 4401

Total diameter: 32 mm (14 lignes)

Total thickness: 6.80 mm

Number of jewels: 40

Number of parts: 367

Minimal guaranteed power reserve: 70 h

Frequency of balance wheel:

4 Hz (= 28,800 vibrations/hour)



Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Selfwinding Chronograph


26393BC.OO.A321CR.01. 26393BC.OO.A002CR.01


Watch Technical Data

Functions

Flyback chronograph

Hours

Minutes

Small seconds

Date

Case

41 mm diameter

18-carat white gold case

Glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback

Water-resistant to 30 m

Dial

Lacquered blue or black dial and counters

18-carat white gold applied hour-markers

and hands

24-carat white gold applied logo in galvanic growth

Lacquered blue or black inner bezel

Strap

Hand-stitched “large square scale” blue or black alligator strap with 18-carat white gold pin buckle

Movement Technical Data

Selfwinding Manufacture calibre 4401

Total diameter: 32 mm (14 lignes)

Total thickness: 6.80 mm

Number of jewels: 40

Number of parts: 367

Minimal guaranteed power reserve: 70 h

Frequency of balance wheel:

4 Hz (= 28,800 vibrations/hour)



Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Perpetual Calendar


26394OR.OO.D321CR.01


Watch Technical Data

Functions

Perpetual calendar with week indication

Day

Date

Astronomical moon

Month

Leap year

Hours

Minutes

Case

41 mm diameter

18-carat pink gold case

Glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback

Water-resistant to 20 m

Dial

Blue aventurine dial and subdials

18-carat pink gold applied hour-markers

and hands

Lacquered blue inner bezel

Strap

Hand-stitched “large square scale” blue alligator strap with 18-carat pink gold folding clasp

Movement Technical Data

Selfwinding Manufacture calibre 5134

Total diameter: 29 mm (123/4 lignes)

Total thickness: 4.31 mm

Number of jewels: 38

Number of parts: 374

Minimal guaranteed power reserve: 40 h

Frequency of balance wheel:

2.75 Hz (= 19,800 vibrations/hour)



Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon



26396BC.OO.D321CR.01. 26396OR.OO.D002CR.01



Watch Technical Data

Functions

Flying tourbillon

Hours

Minutes

Case

41 mm diameter

18-carat white gold or pink gold case

Glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback

Water-resistant to 30 m

Dial

Smoked blue or black enamel dial

18-carat white gold or pink gold applied hourmarkers and hands

Enamel transferred logo

Lacquered black inner bezel

Strap

Hand-stitched “large square scale” blue or black alligator strap with 18-carat white gold or pink gold folding clasp

Movement Technical Data

Selfwinding Manufacture calibre 2950

Total diameter: 31.50 mm (14 lignes)

Total thickness: 6.24 mm

Number of jewels: 27

Number of parts: 270

Minimal guaranteed power reserve: 65 h

Frequency of balance wheel:

3 Hz (= 21,600 vibrations/hour)



Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Tourbillon Openworked 


26600OR.OO.D002CR.01 


Watch Technical Data

Functions

Tourbillon

Hours

Minutes

Case

41 mm diameter

18-carat pink gold case

Glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback

Water-resistant to 30 m

Dial

Laquered black inner bezel

Openworked

18-carat pink gold hands

Strap

Hand-stitched “large square scale” black alligator strap with 18-carat pink gold folding clasp

Movement Technical Data

Hand-wound Manufacture calibre 2948

Total diameter: 32.25 mm (141/3 lignes)

Total thickness: 4.97 mm

Number of jewels: 19

Number of parts: 196

Minimal guaranteed power reserve: 80 h

Frequency of balance wheel:

3 Hz (= 21,600 vibrations/hour)



Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Minute Repeater Supersonner



Watch Technical Data

Functions

Minute repeater Supersonnerie

Hours

Minutes

Small seconds

Case

41 mm diameter

18-carat white gold case

Glareproofed sapphire crystal

Water-resistant to 20 m

Dial

Smoked blue enamel dial

18-carat white gold applied hour-markers

and hands

Enamel transferred logo

Lacquered black inner bezel

Strap

Hand-stitched “large square scale” blue alligator strap with 18-carat white gold folding clasp

Movement Technical Data

Hand-wound Manufacture calibre 2953

Total diameter: 30 mm (131/4 lignes)

Total thickness: 6 mm

Number of jewels: 32

Number of parts: 362

Minimal guaranteed power reserve: 72 h

Frequency of balance wheel:

3 Hz (= 21,600 vibrations/hour)



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