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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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  • A1700

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Dual Time 26120OR.OO.D002CR.01

    May 2007 £18,950.00
  • 18ct Pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15400OR.OO.1220OR.02

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak 18ct

    Pre-owned UNUSED £19,950.00
  • S22185

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    December 2015 £15,950.00
  • webwatches236-8611

    Audemars Piguet

    Safari 26470ST.OO.A801CR.

    December 2014 £15,650.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 26405CE.OO.A002CA.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    October 2015 £25,950.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 26405CE.OO.A002CA.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    April 2017 £25,950.00
  • 18ct 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 01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    January 2014 £31,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25721ST.OO.1000ST.05

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    October 2005 £12,950.00
  • 18ct pink Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore reference 26400RO.OO.A002CA 01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    2014 £31,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Grand Prix 26290IO.OO.A001VE.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    September 2010 £23,500.00
  • Edward Piguet Ref: 25925OR/O/0001CR/01

    Audemars Piguet

    Edward Piguet 18ct

    September 2001 £9,450.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25940SK.OO.D002CA.02.A.

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    £11,750.00
  • 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 Volcano reference 26170ST.OO.D101CR.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    December 2008 £13,950.00
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Previously in stock

  • Audemars Piguet 18ct rose gold Royal Oak Off Shore Limited Edition Michael Schumacher Ref 26568OM.OO.A004CA.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Audemars Piguet 265680M.OO.A004CA.01

    March 2014 £83,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Juan Pablo Montoya Limited Edition of 1000. Reference 26030IO.OO.D001IN.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    December 2004 £22,950.00
  • Royal Oak Offshore 5703ST.OO.A002CA.01

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore 5703ST.OO.A002CA.01

    July 2010 £10,950.00
  • webwatches266-10470

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak 26331OR

    July 2017 £41,500.00
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 26170ST.OO.D101CR.02

    Audemars Piguet

    Royal Oak Offshore

    June 2012 £12,950.00
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