Buyer Protection Authenticity Guarantee Why Chrono24? New Zealand  | NZD
Log inLog in
7,539 watches for "

Audemars Piguet

"

The Swiss manufacturer Audemars Piguet is one of the most prestigious watch manufacturers worldwide. They offer movements with intricate complications such as a perpetual calendar and tourbillon, as well as the famous Royal Oak, a steel sports watch. More

  • More than 300,000 watches
  • Attractive prices
  • Safe & secure payment
Brand
Model
Price
Case diameter
Year
Location
More
Your selection

Your selection

Your selection

Sorry, your search did not match any items
Your selection

Sorry, your search did not match any items
Your selection

Sorry, your search did not match any items
Basic information
Type of watch
Ref. No.
More...
New/Pre-owned
Availability
Gender
Condition
More...
Scope of delivery
Characteristics & functions
Movement
Case material
More...
Dial
More...
Glass
More...
Functions
More...
Thickness
More...
Material bezel
More...
Dial numerals
Waterproof
More...
Others
More...
Bracelet/strap
Bracelet material
More...
Lug width
More...
Bracelet color
More...
Clasp material
More...
Cancel
Audemars Piguet
Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars  Grande Complication
TOP
Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Grande Complication
NZ$ 348,287
Seller
IBIS GIOIELLI
11
IT
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Steel 37mm Diamond Bezel
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Steel 37mm Diamond Bezel
NZ$ 33,958
Free shipping
Seller
Tradeluxe Uhrenhandels GmbH
26
AT
Audemars Piguet Concept CW1
TOP
Audemars Piguet Concept CW1
NZ$ 274,370
Seller
Raffi Boyadjian Watches Inc.
8
US
Audemars Piguet AP Offshore 42mm Chronograph Rose Gold Rubberclad
TOP
Audemars Piguet AP Offshore 42mm Chronograph Rose Gold Rubberclad
NZ$ 40,042
Free shipping
Seller
Chronostore
106
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph
NZ$ 55,371
Seller
Luxury Souq KSA
SA
Audemars Piguet Promesse
Audemars Piguet Promesse
NZ$ 10,580
Seller
Nacional Monte de Piedad I. A. P.
MX
Audemars Piguet 67650ST.OO.1261ST.01  Royal Oak Quartz Lady ...
Audemars Piguet 67650ST.OO.1261ST.01 Royal Oak Quartz Lady ...
NZ$ 14,781
Seller
K&S Watch & Jewellery
14
HK
Audemars Piguet , "MONTAUK HIGHWAY", ROYAL OAK...
Auction
Audemars Piguet , "MONTAUK HIGHWAY", ROYAL OAK...
NZ$ 14,831
Estimated price
Seller
Christie's
 
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak 41 Stainless Steel Black Dial
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak 41 Stainless Steel Black Dial
NZ$ 26,694
Seller
Avi & Co NY
36
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tantalum Steel
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tantalum Steel
NZ$ 12,014
Seller
Watch Center London
429
UK
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
NZ$ 4,336
Seller
Joaillerie Royale
298
BE
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Extra-Thin Jumbo Stahl 15202ST.OO.12...
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Extra-Thin Jumbo Stahl 15202ST.OO.12...
NZ$ 36,553
Seller
CologneWatchCenter
130
DE
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak Blue Dial 37mm 15450ST.OO.1256ST.03
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak Blue Dial 37mm 15450ST.OO.1256ST.03
NZ$ 26,844
Seller
Chronostore
106
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver
Price on request
Seller
Luxury Souq KSA
SA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Quartz Ref. 67650ST.OO.1261ST.01
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Quartz Ref. 67650ST.OO.1261ST.01
NZ$ 16,996
Seller
WINGOO WATCHES
289
IT
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
NZ$ 23,509
Seller
Watcheclock
42
IT
Audemars Piguet , ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE “ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER...
Auction
Audemars Piguet , ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE “ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER...
NZ$ 88,985
Estimated price
Seller
Christie's
 
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak Offshore Diver Stainless Steel
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak Offshore Diver Stainless Steel
NZ$ 23,329
Seller
Avi & Co NY
36
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Rose Gold Black Dial
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Rose Gold Black Dial
NZ$ 37,819
Seller
Private Seller
 
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ref.15300ST
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ref.15300ST
NZ$ 24,380
Seller
Manu Orologi-Preziosi
21
IT
Audemars Piguet - Grande Complication - 25865BC.OO.1105BC.01 -...
Auction
Audemars Piguet - Grande Complication - 25865BC.OO.1105BC.01 -...
NZ$ 609,502
Estimated price
Seller
Catawiki BV
 
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
NZ$ 28,800
Seller
luxurywatches
22
SE
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 42mm
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 42mm
NZ$ 33,488
Seller
Luxury Souq KSA
SA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver
NZ$ 21,420
Free shipping
Seller
il duca orologi srl
16
IT
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Automatic 14790BA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Automatic 14790BA
NZ$ 17,153
Seller
Van Wonderen Watches
78
NL
Audemars Piguet , LADY’S GOLD ROYAL OAK
Auction
Audemars Piguet , LADY’S GOLD ROYAL OAK
NZ$ 4,449
Estimated price
Seller
Christie's
 
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak 33mm Stainless Steel Black
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak 33mm Stainless Steel Black
NZ$ 15,127
Seller
Chronostore
106
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph
NZ$ 22,465
Seller
Private Seller
 
IT
Audemars Piguet Rose gold Royal Oak
Audemars Piguet Rose gold Royal Oak
NZ$ 28,920
Seller
Paul Duggan Co., Inc
47
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore White Gold with Baguette...
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore White Gold with Baguette...
NZ$ 1,408,927
Free shipping
Seller
Avi & Co NY
36
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
NZ$ 24,436
Seller
luxurywatches
22
SE
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver
NZ$ 47,051
Seller
Luxury Souq KSA
SA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Stainless Steel Lady
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Stainless Steel Lady
NZ$ 9,578
Seller
Time Aspect
 
DE
Audemars Piguet Offshore Stainless Steel Rubber bezel 42mm
Audemars Piguet Offshore Stainless Steel Rubber bezel 42mm
NZ$ 17,500
Seller
Golda Co.
9
US
Audemars Piguet “TWO TONE” ROYAL OAK, REF. 14796
Auction
Audemars Piguet “TWO TONE” ROYAL OAK, REF. 14796
NZ$ 2,966
Estimated price
Seller
Christie's
 
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 56008ST
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 56008ST
NZ$ 11,791
Free shipping
Seller
Govberg Jewelers
176
US
Audemars Piguet 15400ST Royal Oak Automatic 41mm Slate Grey [NEW]
Audemars Piguet 15400ST Royal Oak Automatic 41mm Slate Grey [NEW]
NZ$ 25,648
Seller
moibotime.com
 
HK
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph
NZ$ 333,694
Seller
Sea Wave Diamonds
78
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication Limited...
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication Limited...
NZ$ 860,188
Free shipping
Seller
Avi & Co NY
36
US
Audemars Piguet ROYAL OAK JUMBO 15202ST.OO.0944ST
Audemars Piguet ROYAL OAK JUMBO 15202ST.OO.0944ST
NZ$ 36,396
Free shipping
Seller
LAURENTI
16
IT
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph
NZ$ 35,972
Seller
Luxury Souq KSA
SA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Dual Time
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Dual Time
NZ$ 17,327
Seller
Turelojya SL
133
ES
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 2/2016 B&P
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 2/2016 B&P
NZ$ 56,597
Seller
GM Watches
 
DE
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Day-Date Moonphase (Unpolished)
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Day-Date Moonphase (Unpolished)
NZ$ 16,542
Seller
Watch Center London
429
UK
Audemars Piguet Diver Royal Oak Offshore Stahl 15703ST.OO.A002...
Audemars Piguet Diver Royal Oak Offshore Stahl 15703ST.OO.A002...
NZ$ 20,880
Seller
CologneWatchCenter
130
DE
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
NZ$ 31,868
Free shipping
Seller
il duca orologi srl
16
IT
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
NZ$ 24,380
Seller
Private Seller
 
DE
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ref. 5402A "Jumbo" Yellow Gold
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ref. 5402A "Jumbo" Yellow Gold
NZ$ 66,739
Seller
Material Good
 
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm 15400ST.OO.1220ST.01 NEW
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm 15400ST.OO.1220ST.01 NEW
NZ$ 26,557
Seller
Van Wonderen Watches
78
NL
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver
NZ$ 39,635
Seller
Luxury Souq KSA
SA
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Steel & Ceramic Ap...
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Steel & Ceramic Ap...
NZ$ 31,885
Seller
Watch My Diamonds
59
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 25940OK.OO.D002...
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 25940OK.OO.D002...
NZ$ 42,935
Free shipping
Seller
Govberg Jewelers
176
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph
NZ$ 35,351
Seller
ANNIBALI&CO
63
IT
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore
NZ$ 21,768
Seller
Juwelier Burger, since 2001
455
NL
Audemars Piguet 15407OR Royal Oak Skeleton 18K Rose Gold...
Audemars Piguet 15407OR Royal Oak Skeleton 18K Rose Gold...
NZ$ 123,111
Seller
moibotime.com
 
HK
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak 41mm Stainless Steel
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak 41mm Stainless Steel
NZ$ 26,354
Seller
Chronostore
106
US
Audemars Piguet Audemars Royal Oak Skeleton unworn 15407OR
Audemars Piguet Audemars Royal Oak Skeleton unworn 15407OR
NZ$ 138,967
Seller
MASTROLORENZI S.A.S DI MATTIA MASTROLORENZI & CO.
48
IT
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak Offshore Navy Chronograph Steel
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak Offshore Navy Chronograph Steel
NZ$ 31,143
Seller
Avi & Co NY
36
US
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Chrono 26388po.oo.d027ca....
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Chrono 26388po.oo.d027ca....
NZ$ 391,823
Seller
Mall of the Watch
420
MC
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Diamonds Watch...
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Diamonds Watch...
NZ$ 51,908
Seller
Watch My Diamonds
59
US
Audemars Piguet royal oak
Audemars Piguet royal oak
NZ$ 5,362
Seller
Market Cross Jewellers
 
UK
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak Jumbo Black Dial 15400ST.OO.1220S...
Audemars Piguet AP Royal Oak Jumbo Black Dial 15400ST.OO.1220S...
NZ$ 27,515
Seller
Uhren2000 GmbH
228
DE

Case diameter

  • 20-25 mm
  • 25-30 mm
  • 30-35 mm
  • 35-40 mm
  • 40-45 mm
  • 45-50 mm
  • 50-55 mm

Filter by Price

  • Best price
  • Audemars Piguet up to NZ$ 4,000
  • Audemars Piguet NZ$ 4,000 - NZ$ 10,000
  • Audemars Piguet starting at NZ$ 10,000

Case material

Audemars Piguet: Haute Horlogerie Since 1875

Highlights

  • Top quality mechanical luxury watches
  • Royal Oak: the manufacturer's most successful model
  • Millenary model with an oval case
  • Dress watch collections: Jules Audemars and Edward Piguet
  • Grande Complication with a perpetual calendar, chronograph, and minute repeater

Audemars Piguet: Pioneer and Revolutionary

Audemars Piguet was founded in 1875 and has been producing wristwatches since 1892, when pocket watches were still the norm. Today, the Swiss brand is still well known for their complicated movements with chime or tourbillon complications.
The most famous model from this manufacturer is the Royal Oak. This watch revolutionized the watch industry when it was released in the early 1970s. At the time, luxury watches were classic timepieces usually made of precious metals like gold. Today, these types of watches are known as dress watches. A stainless steel sports watch for this price was something entirely new. When first released, the Royal Oak cost over 3,600 Swiss francs, making it more expensive than some gold watches from Patek Philippe. Contemporary steel models from other renowned brands were significantly less expensive and used for activities such as diving. Over the years, the Royal Oak developed into the most successful and coveted model from Audemars Piguet. Today, it enjoys cult status.

Watch Models from Audemars Piguet

Before Audemars Piguet released the Royal Oak in 1972, they produced classic wristwatches made of gold. These gold watches were especially thin or had intricate complications like a perpetual calendar. The legendary manual caliber 2003 was ultra thin, with a thickness of only 1.64 mm. Audemars Piguet developed this movement together with LeCoultre in the 1940s.

Sports Models

Audemars Piguet expanded their sports watch collection in 1993 with the Royal Oak Offshore, which featured a chronograph function. In comparison to the first Royal Oak from the 1970s, the Offshore is a bit sportier and more masculine. Its bulkier design appeals above all to younger customers. Famous wearers include basketball player LeBron James, rapper Jay-Z, and actor/politician Arnold Schwarenzegger. The Offshore is also available in a women's version set with diamonds. Diving watches with rotatable bezels are also available. The Offshore Diver is waterproof to 300 m (30 bar).

Dress Watches and Intricate Watches

Aside from the sports models, Audemars Piguet also offers traditional wristwatches. The Jules Audemars line, named for one of the company's founders, contains elegant three-hand models with small or center seconds. However, there are also more intricate models with a chime, perpetual calendar, tourbillon, or minute repeater. The Grande Complication model is a true highlight in this collection. It features a perpetual calendar with a moon phase display, a chronograph function, and a minute repeater. There are also elegant, extra thin models with two hands for the hour and minutes in the Jules Audemars collection. With a thickness of only 6.7 mm, these watches fit under every shirt cuff. Just as classic and elegant are the watches in the Edward Piguet line, named for the other founder. The series, which has been discontinued, contains many rectangular watches.
Watches in the Millenary collection aren't just watches - they're gorgeous pieces of jewelry as well. The designs of these watches feature oval cases and decentralized dials, allowing a view of the movement. The calibers in this series are often skeletonized. Models in this series with a tourbillon and a diamond-set bezel, case, and dial, are true pieces of watchmaking art.

Costs of Audemars Piguet Watches

Wristwatches from Audemars Piguet are top quality luxury watches that embody haute horlogerie. The Le Brassus-based manufacturer is one of the most prestigious brands in the world.

Sports Watch Prices

Pre-owned, manual vintage watches made of gold can be purchased for as little as 2,000 euros. The quartz women's model of the Royal Oak costs around 2,000 euros pre-owned. New, it costs around 9,000 euros. You can purchase a pre-owned, mechanical Royal Oak Lady for around 4,000 euros; new, it costs at least 13,000 euros.
The men's automatic model costs around 13,000 euros pre-owned and in very good condition. New models cost around 15,000 euros. If you'd prefer a Royal Oak Chronograph so you can use it as a timer, then you should plan to spend at least 12,000 euros when purchasing a pre-owned watch. The price for a new chronograph from this series starts at 16,000 euros.
A pre-owned Royal Oak Offshore costs at least 8,000 euros. New Offshore watches cost a bit more, around 13,000 euros. The diving watch versions cost around 11,000 euros pre-owned and 15,000 euros new.

Dress Watch Prices

A classic dress watch from the Jules Audemars series is available pre-owned for around 5,000 euros. Pre-owned chronographs from this series are in a similar price range. New models with two or three hands cost around 12,000 euros. New chronographs are more expensive, costing around 15,000 euros. If you want a Jules Audemars with a perpetual calendar, then you should plan on paying at least 28,000 euros for a pre-owned version and 50,000 euros for a new version. Models with a minute repeater are even more expensive; they cost over 150,000 pre-owned and over 200,000 euros new. You should plan to spend over 400,000 euros for a pre-owned Grande Complication and over 500,000 euros for a new Grande Complication.
You can purchase a pre-owned oval Millenary as a three-hand watch with a date display for around 3,000 euros. Pre-owned versions of a Millenary with a chronograph cost double that at 6,000 euros. New three-hand timepieces cost around 5,000 euros, while those with a chronograph cost around 12,000 euros. New versions of the top quality watches with a tourbillon and platinum case can cost up to 400,000 euros; when diamonds are involved, then the price rises to over 600,000 euros.

Which Audemars Piguet Watch is Right for Me?

Model Occasion Material Functions
Royal Oak Sports watch Stainless steel, titanium, gold, platinum Date, annual calendar, leap year calendar, perpetual calendar, GMT, tourbillon, equation of time
Royal Oak Chronograph Sports watch Stainless steel, titanium, gold Date, chronograph
Royal Oak Offshore Sports watch Stainless steel, stainless steel and gold, gold, ceramic, platinum, titanium, carbon Date, chronograph, flyback, perpetual calendar, tourbillon, minute repeater
Millenary Dress watch Stainless steel, carbon, gold, titanium, platinum Date, small seconds, GMT, moon phase, perpetual calendar, tourbillon, minute repeater
Jules Audemars Dress watch Stainless steel, titanium, gold, platinum Date, chronograph, leap year calendar, perpetual calendar, GMT, minute repeater, tourbillon, equation of time

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak: Breaking with Convention

The Royal Oak is the most famous watch from Audemars Piguet. The Swiss manufacturer first introduced the watch in 1972, and its look revolutionized the watch industry. With the Royal Oak, Audemars Piguet ushered in a new era in luxury watches. Before then, stainless steel sports watches were not en vogue amongst the top luxury manufacturers. In the early 1970s, wristwatches from Patek Philippe, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and Vacheron Constantin were still predominantly made of gold and featured traditional designs.
The history of the Royal Oak began in 1971. At this time, Georges Golay was the general director at Audemars Piguet. The Italian distributor for Audemars Piguet, Carlo de Marchi, approached Golay and requested a wristwatch that you could wear while driving a sports car, during a weekend on a boat, at a fancy dinner, and celebrating at the country club. Steel was not excluded as a possible material for the case and band.
Gérald Genta, one of the most famous watch designers in the world, was commissioned by Audemars Piguet to design the Royal Oak. Four years later, Genta would design Patek Philippe's Nautilus. Thanks to the octagonal bezel, the Royal Oak's design is reminiscent of a ship's porthole. A characteristic feature of the Royal Oak is the set of eight hexagonal screws keeping the bezel screwed onto the case. In between the bezel and the case is a rubber seal. The slots in the screws are perfectly aligned, creating a harmonious circle. This is made possible by tightening the screws from the other side. The stainless steel bracelet is integrated into the case, and the links taper off the closer they get to the clasp.
At the beginning of its career, the Royal Oak wasn't particularly successful. Today, however, it's the most successful and beloved watch from Audemars Piguet.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Features

  • Famous stainless steel luxury sports watch
  • Designed by Gérald Genta
  • Octagonal bezel with screws in a porthole look

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore: The Successor to an Icon

Audemars Piguet introduced the Royal Oak Offshore in 1993. Its octagonal bezel makes the relation between it and its sibling, the Royal Oak (1972), very clear. However, the Offshore has an overall sportier look, partly due to its chronograph function. The diving models are waterproof to 300 m (30 m), a feature that emphasizes its sporty nature. In comparison, the original Royal Oak is only waterproof to 50 m (5 bar).
Currently, there are over 70 different Royal Oak Offshore models available, ranging from diamond-set ladies' watches to chronographs with tourbillons. Gold is even used as a case material in this collection. The case diameter ranges from 37 mm for the women's models to 48 mm for the men's models. More moderately sized 42-mm watches are also available.
The Grande Complication models are highlights in this collection. As the name suggests, these watches have multiple complications, such as a chronograph function, perpetual calendar, and minute repeater. The case has a diameter of 44 mm and a thickness of 15.7 mm. Due to the intricate complications, the watches are only waterproof to 20 m (2 bar). The timepiece is automatic, meaning it winds itself while being worn; you don't have to wind it. You have the choice between a titanium or white or pink gold case, and the strap is made of rubber.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Features

  • Even sportier than the Royal Oak
  • Diving watches are waterproof to 300 m (30 m)
  • Grande Complication models featuring a perpetual calendar, chronograph, and minute repeater

Audemars Piguet Millenary: Pieces of Watchmaking Art

The watches in Audemars Piguet's Millenary collection have a distinctive oval case. Just as distinctive are the decentralized dials on the newer models, which offer a view of the caliber. Audemars Piguet decorates their movements very intricately, making them a pleasure to look at. The Millenary series was first introduced in 1995.
There are many current versions of the Millenary. The case size ranges from 39.5 mm to 45 mm and all the way to 47 mm. Some models feature diamonds on the bezel, case, dial, and movement bridges. The highlights of this collection are watches including complications like a tourbillon, minute repeater, or quadriannual calendar. A quadriannual calendar only has to be manually corrected once every four years; it cannot account for February 29th in a leap year.

Audemars Piguet Millenary Features

  • Oval cases and decentralized dials
  • Beautifully decorated movements
  • Available with a minute repeater or tourbillon

The History of Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet has a history stretching back over 140 years. Jules-Louis Audemars founded the company in 1875 in Le Brassus, Switzerland, shortly after he completed his education as a repasseur. A repassuer conducts the final inspection of a watch before it leaves the manufacturer. This position includes two further duties: correcting mistakes and finissage (assembling the parts so that they function). Le Brassus is located in the Vallée de Joux, a Swiss valley home to many world-renowned watch manufacturers, such as Blancpain, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and Breguet.
While building up the company, Jules-Louis Audemars received support from a childhood friend, Edward-Auguste Piguet, a fellow trained repasseur. In 1881, they founded the company Audemars Piguet & Cie. From the beginning, they produced complicated pocket watches. Only a few months after founding the company, they were presenting watches with a perpetual calendar, minute repeater, and chronograph function. Their "Grande Complication" pocket watch won a medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1889 in Paris. Their next sensation was in 1891 when they released the - at the time - smallest movement with a minute repeater. The diameter of the caliber was only 18 mm.
Follow us on

Follow us