As the slender elegance of the ultra-thin profile of this swiss replica watch is really fascinating, it's much more surprising when one views that this type of slim situation houses a movement capable of showing the day, the date, the month, the moon phases and also the leap-year cycle because of a mechanism barely 4 mm thick! This exceptional watch seems to possess taken the sparkling miracle of the heavens.
In 1978, Audemars Piguet released the initial ultra-thin selfwinding perpetual claendar model. In 2008, the watchmakers in Le Brassus compensated tribute for this creation having a 30th anniversary platinum limited edition. Today, the Perpetual Calendar selfwinding model is making its grand entrance in to the Jules Audemars classic collection by having an 18-carat pink gold situation teamed having a choice of brown of silvered dial having a sunburst satin-blown finish and delicate pink gold hour-markers. The situation includes a particularly narrow bezel that highlights the time and also the signs within the various counters and substantially facilitates read-off. Using these two understanding, the reinvented classical elegance of the Jules Audemars collection welcomes a brand new must-have model.
Just how can a watch, basically through the meshing of its toothed wheels, levers and clicks, effectively indicate the day, the date, the month, the moon phases and also the leap-year cycle? The perpetual calendar product is an admirable mechanical reproduction of our calendar. The irregularity of the 30 or 31-day several weeks is controlled with a cam - that is itself linked to one of the wheels - which the different measures of the month are defined. The sticking out sections of around its circumference represent 31-day several weeks, and also the notches individuals of 30 days. On a single axis, a brand new wheel bearing a cam showing standard several weeks of Feb along with a leap-year month of Feb works one turn every 4 years and it is thus effective in keeping accurate track of the leap-year cycle.
The brilliant perpetual calendar mechanism is teamed here having a selfwinding calibre that's a popular among specialists: Calibre 2120. Calculating only 2.45 mm thick, it is extremely this is the world's slimest mechanical selfwinding movement having a central rotor: a paragon of fineness, reliability and gratifaction entirely developed, created and exquisitely finished inside the Audemars Piguet training courses in Le Brassus.
The automated winding is handled with a central rotor having a 21-carat gold segment. Additionally towards the sheer nobility of this metal, the weight also optimises bidirectional winding and therefore the power sent towards the barrel - which guarantees the energy reserve. This effective winding system combined with substantial energy reserve guarantees constant efficiency on the longer time period, and the standard of the winding also more positively influences the precision of the watch.
This same concern for performance brought Audemars Piguet to select a main rotor instead of a built-in small-rotor. This specific technical solution implies that the oscillating weight operates on another level compared to barrel and also the balance, therefore supplying the second two organs with increased space to operate. The bigger the barrel diameter, the higher the energy reserve - which within this situation comes down to 40 hrs. Furthermore, the bigger balance diameter also improves the truth of the watch.
The impeccable mirror-polished finish of the apparatus train and also the use of 38 top-quality jewels allows optimal transmission of the pressure in the barrel towards the escapement. The variable-inertia balance serves to make sure particularly fine adjustment and guarantees peerless precision.
The perpetual calendar mechanism is thus allied by having an excellent base movement. The skill and mastery acquired by Audemars Piguet's watchmakers within the area of ultra-thin actions have enabled these to house the 355 parts of the Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar inside a small space just 4 mm thick.
The finishing and decoration of this movement are positioned on a componen with this particular wealth of technical resourcefulness. All of the bridges are chamfered and polished manually. Connoisseurs will require particular enjoy the job around the internal and exterior angles. They may also be very happy to realize that the parts hidden using their view would be the object of meticulous care. By way of example, not just may be the upper part of the bridges embellished having a C?tes de Geneve motif, however the invisible lower part can also be carefully circular-grained. The mainplate features five different circular-graining diameters that induce an exquisitely refined effect, while the inside of the situation-back can also be circular-grained.
Finishing around the situation is great which is very comfortable to put on. In the sides the thing is a blown finish, as the bezel and lugs are polished. Reading through the watch is easy also it creates an appropriate daily put on. Finding a computerized perpetual calendar that's readable is not easy, and here you will get one that's very thin too. Turn the watch over and you're able to see an intensely engraved and skeletonized automatic rotor using the "AP" initials put on it, with the azure caseback window. For classic style enthusiasts who would like a watch from the good pedigree, this is an excellent option.