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Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet, A brief history

Audemars Piguet is located in the Swiss village of Le Brassus in the Valleéde Joux, an area in the heart of the Swiss Jura mountains famous for its watchmaking prowess. Historically, the region is known for experiencing harsh winter conditions and given the land is not suited to growing crops, the area became a centre of excellence for creating watch movements. Small independent watchmakers would seek shelter from ferociously cold temperatures, crafting movements in small hillside ateliers. As warmer weather arrived, these movements would be transported to Geneva where they would feature in fine pocket watches created by prestigious watchmakers.

In 1881, two sons of the Valleéde Joux, Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet, joined forces to create the haute horlogerie brand which bears their respective surnames, Audemars Piguet & Cie.

The Valleéde Joux is particularly famous for complicated watches such as minute repeaters, tourbillons and grand complications. Moreover, ultra-thin movements are a speciality of the region. Other famous names are located within this area, including Blancpain and Jaeger-LeCoultre. However, Audemars Piguet remains arguably the most prestigious maison to be based within the region. Indeed, such is the elevated status of this haute horlogerie brand that it is regarded by some as one of the three “great dames”of haute horlogerie, alongside Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin.

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    Royal Oak Offshore

    September 2008 £11,950.00
  • 18ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked 15407OR.OO.1220OR.0118ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked 15407OR.OO.1220OR.01

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    Royal Oak Openworked

    December 2016 £64,000.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Reference 26470ST.OO.A820CR.01Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Reference 26470ST.OO.A820CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    October 2017 £19,950.00
  • 18ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15400OR.OO.1220OR.0218ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15400OR.OO.1220OR.02

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak 18ct

    Pre-owned UNUSED £19,950.00
  • Special Offer! S22185Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Navy Chronograph Reference 26470ST.OO.A027CA.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    December 2015 £15,950.00 £15,450.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 26405CE.OO.A002CA.01Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 26405CE.OO.A002CA.01

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    Royal Oak Offshore

    October 2015 £25,950.00
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    Royal Oak Offshore

    April 2017 £25,950.00
  • 18ct Rose Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chrono Tourbillon 25977OR.OO.D002CR.0118ct Rose Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chrono Tourbillon 25977OR.OO.D002CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillion

    November 2008 £87,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore reference 26400RO.OO.A002CA 01Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore reference 26400RO.OO.A002CA 01

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    Royal Oak Offshore

    January 2014 £28,950.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25721ST.OO.1000ST.05Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25721ST.OO.1000ST.05

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    Royal Oak Offshore

    October 2005 £12,950.00
  • Audemars Piguet Grand Prix 26290IO.OO.A001VE.01Audemars Piguet Grand Prix 26290IO.OO.A001VE.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    September 2010 £23,500.00
  • Edward Piguet Ref: 25925OR/O/0001CR/0118ct Rose Gold Audemars Piguet Edward Piguet Ref: 25925OR/O/0001CR/01

    Audemars Piguet

    Edward Piguet 18ct

    September 2001 £9,450.00
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    Royal Oak Offshore

    £11,750.00
  • 18ct white gold Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Ultra Thin Ref: 15180BC.OO.A002CR.0118ct white gold Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Ultra Thin Ref: 15180BC.OO.A002CR.01

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    Jules Audemars Ultra Thin

    Pre-owned UNUSED £12,950.00
  • Special Offer! Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Volcano reference 26170ST.OO.D101CR.01Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Volcano reference 26170ST.OO.D101CR.01

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    Royal Oak Offshore

    December 2008 £13,950.00 £13,250.00
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  • 18ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore reference 25940OK18ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore reference 25940OK

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    April 2006 £21,950.00
  • Platinum Audemars Piguet QuantiemePlatinum Audemars Piguet Quantieme

    Audemars Piguet

    Quantieme Perpetual

    December 1993 £12,750.00
  • 18ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore reference 25940OK OO D002CA 01A18ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore reference 25940OK OO D002CA 01A

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    April 2006 £21,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25940SK.OO.D002CA.01.AAudemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25940SK.OO.D002CA.01.A

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    August 2006 £11,950.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26120ST.OO.1220ST.02Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26120ST.OO.1220ST.02

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Dual Time

    May 2013 £13,500.00
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