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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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    Audemars Piguet

    Safari 26470ST.OO.A801CR.

    December 2014 £16,950.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Safari Chronograph Reference 26170ST.OO.D091CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore Safari

    May 2007 £11,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Navy Chronograph Reference 26170ST.OO.D305CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore ‘Navy’

    May 2013 £14,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 26170TI.OO.1000TI.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore
    26170TI.OO.1000TI.01

    £12,950.00
  • 18ct white gold Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Ultra Thin Ref: 15180BC.OO.A002CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Jules Audemars Ultra Thin

    Pre-owned UNUSED £12,950.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 26048SK.ZZ.D002CA.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    2012 £13,950.00
  • 18ct pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore reference 26400RO.OO.A002CA 01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore 18ct

    2014 £31,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Volcano reference 26170ST.OO.D101CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    December 2008 £13,950.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Shaquille O’Neal

    Audemars Piguet

    Shaquille O'Neal

    £16,950.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph 25860ST.OO.1110ST.03

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak

    February 2009 £12,950.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25940SK.OO.D002CA.02.A

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    April 2010 £12,150.00
  • 18ct Yellow Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Day-Date Moon Phase 25572BA.OO.0789BA.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Day-Date

    Circa 1990's £13,950.00
  • 18ct White Gold Audemars Piguet Edward Piguet Ref: 25925BC/O/0001CR/01

    Audemars Piguet

    Edward Piguet

    November 2000 £8,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 26170ST.OO.D101CR.02

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph

    June 2012 £14,950.00
  • 18ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Millenary Chronograph 26145OR.OO.D093.CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Milinary

    January 2015 £17,950.00
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Previously in stock

  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 26400SO.OO.A002CA.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    May 2012 £19,950.00
  • 18ct Rose Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak offshore Chronograph 25977OR.OO.D002CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    July 2014 £26,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 26400SO.OO.A002CA.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    May 2012 £18,750.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Reference 26020ST.OO.D101CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    October 2011 £11,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Lady Royal Oak 67601ST.ZZ.D002CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Lady Royal Oak

    May 2008 £7,950.00
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