Inspired by the cushion-shaped pocket watch in 1923, Audemars Piguet effectively combines two marvelous features of haute horlogerie engineering: the minute repeater and the perpetual calendar. The timepiece makes use of the hand-wound Caliber 2855, composed of 435 parts. Watch lovers can admire the movement through the sapphire crystal of the timepiece. With its frequency of 18,000 an hour, the caliber enables the watch to have a 30-hr power reserve.
Aside from its notable technological factors, Audemars Piguet’s expertise in high-end design is also apparent in every millimeter of this timepiece. Measuring 39mm, it might not be a super-sized AP watch, but its beauty is definitely super-sized. Watch connoisseurs are given the choice of 18k gold or platinum for the case and the buckle.
People who go pass this watch Audemars Piguet Tradition Perpetual Calendar Minute Repeater cannot help but give it a second glance. This is because with its brushed broad bezel, a contrast is created against the case flanks and lugs. And its dial shows off a satin-brushed finish that is complemented by Breguet-style Arabic numerals and “Cathedrale” hands. It also comes decorated with beveled screws, Cotes de Geneve finish, and jewels. The repeater hammer is likewise polished to perfection.