Watches are something that are always needed to give the final touch to the looks of the person wearing them. They are the trendy and fashionable parts of not only men, but also women attire. And talking about watches the first thing that comes to mind is Switzerland. That is because that country is popular not only for its cheese, banks and the love for chocolate, but also for the exquisitely perfect watches.Although the first miniature clocks(watches) were made in Germany in 16th century, the Swiss are now the standard by which all the other watches are measured. They are the indicators of high-status unique taste and luxury. And one of those watch creators is Audemars Piguet. This company was founded in 1875 by Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet in the Vallée de Joux. Audemars Piguet is outstanding because of its unique designs of products, detailed work and their most expensive watches.
Most Expensive Audemars Piguet Watches
The designs of the company are all amazing as they all have their specific characteristic traits and due to their innovative mind, the watch-lovers are now able to see such watches as the skeleton watch and the tiniest ever pocket watch. The products used in creation are of high quality. For example, Audemars Piguet may use black ceramic instead of stainless steel and then in order to obtain both polished and satin brushed finishes they process it by hand. They use white golden screws to show that they know perfection is often in details. That is why there are watches that are on the top of the pricelist for their amazing traits. And their name is known worldwide for the creation of such extravagant, luxurious and expensive watches as the Royal Oak Offshore, Jules Audemars and Millenary.
The Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication
It is one of the most expensive watches among the designs of Audemars Piguet . This is the successor of the first ever sport watch Royal Oak designed by Gérald Genta. He only had 24 hours to design the watch and was inspired by the traditional diving helmets. The amazing watch costs 869,000$ and has only 3 examples worldwide.
This waterproof masterpiece has a minute repeater, perpetual calendar, split-seconds chronograph, week indicator, as well as the usual hour, minute and second hands, coming with 52 jewels and 45-hour power reserve. The watch has 44mm titanium case with a ceramic bezel. The watch shows its skeleton allowing the owner to see the detailed and elegant finishing work that took its creators 860 hours. Thus, this unique and luxurious watch has made many people fall in love with its design and movements. It is one of the reasons why the Audemars Piguet watches are so desired and loved by people, and where their popularity comes from.
Jules Audemars Grande Complication
Another eye-catchy and well-known watch the company features is Jules Audemars Grande Complication. The collection of watches was named after one of the founders of the company. That’s because the creation of the watches’ unique traits was possible due to the creation of about 20 complex movements. Later, they were used in the watches. The collection is made of different materials such as titanium and pink gold. Jules Audemars Grande Complication is in 42mm pink gold or titanium case with 14mm high. The back of it is open and allows to appreciate and be mesmerized by the movement.
The self-winding watch also features a hand-stitched crocodile skin leather strap with an 18-carat gold, 950 platinum or titanium folding clasp.The perpetual calendar shows day of the week, date, month, leap year and moon phase. The watches cost from 644000$ to 780,300$. The shape and the characteristics of them are enough to make anyone wish to have an original one. It will help them show their high status and elegant taste.
One Audemars Piguet the Millenary CarbonTourbillon Chronograph
And finally comes the third in the list of most expensive Audemars Piguet watches – the Millenary CarbonTourbillon Chronograph. The watches are made of high-end materials. In that list – eloxed aluminum and blackened steel for the bridges, black ceramic for the bezel, crown and chronograph push pieces and forged carbon for the watchcase. The case is made by talented craftsmen who process and mould separate pieces of carbon wire. This creates unique texture and the watch is ultra-light weighting only 69.44 grams.
The watch also has tourbillon, column-wheel chronograph mechanism and twin barrels put on a hand-sewn crocodile leather strap with the AP folding clasp. The assembly of the watch takes more than two weeks and is again waterproof. Due to all those cutting-edge materials and talented craftsmanship the watch costs 408,600$. So, this was another masterpiece created by the hardworking and creative designers of the Audemars Piguet company. The latter always offers the best they can to make their customers happy and satisfied with their unique watches.
In the end it is understandable why the products of the company with such a great fame are so demanded and so expensive. As with their name their owner gets a detailed work, quality design and high-end materials that give the watches longevity and extravagance. Watches were and will always be an inseparable part for the sophisticated and luxurious look of their owners. And having an Audemars Piguet watch means one will be in the center of attention. Moreover, it will enable to leave a superior impression on people. Those watches represented in Royal Oak Offshore, Jules Audemars and Millenary collections are the peak of the art represented by the company. They bring with them a touch of elegance and power that are the result of the work of decades.