Friday, July 2, 2010

AUDEMARS PIGUET Watches, Case and Movement assembly

Piguet on Ebay
YouTube via HouseOfRam | July 02, 2010

"The AP watch movement and case are assembled. This clip from a Japanese documentary, shows the steps taken. Audemars Piguet are well known for superb watches, with the highest level of quality and finish. Audemars Piguet is the most prestige Swiss watchmaker, along with Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin. Every timepiece manufactured in-house is still made using techniques.

The decoration of a watches decorative form includes openwork, beveling, filing, engraving by engraver, polishing, then buff and finishing. The Audemars Piguet watch group is composed of over a 1000 employees. The company comprises three production sites; Le Brassus (SA de la Manufacture d'Horlogerie Audemars Piguet & Cie), LeLocle (Audemars Piguet: Renaud et Papi SA) and Meyrin (Center SA).

Since 1999, Audemars Piguet has been the sponsor of the Queen Elizabeth II Cup, a Group One Thoroughbred horse race in Hong Kong, New Territories, China. Audemars Piguet also sponsors the Alinghi Sailing Team which won the America's Cup in 2003 & 2007.

Like many other brands of luxury watches, Audemars Piguet has a number of ambassadors, personalities and teams in different sport categories such as cricket, softball, golf, skiing, motor sports and sailing.

July, 2010.

... Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Grand Prix Swiss Geneva tourbillon tourbillion balance escapement time timing clock wall wrist hand watch hours minutes seconds calendar chronograph date GMT tachometer reserve wind automatic gears wheel movement craft make handmade precision timepiece crown dial skeleton art diamonds horology complication retrograde moonphase moon"

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