Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4

Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4 26398BC.OO.D002CR.02
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Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4 26398BC.OO.D002CR.02

Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4

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Series : Code 11.59
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Quick TakeAudemars Piguet outdid themselves with the masterpiece of a watch. The 42 mm white gold case houses APs caliber 1000 which features a grande sonnerie supersonnerie, minute repeater, perpetual calendar, toubillon and split-seconds chronograph. The movement is better shown with the amazing skeleton dial as well.
DescriptionThe Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4 Ref. 26398BC.OO.D002CR.02 is a paragon of horological engineering, combining an array of complex functions in a single self-winding movement. This timepiece is a marvel of modern watchmaking, showcasing Audemars Piguet's relentless pursuit of innovation and excellence. The watch houses an impressive 40 functions, including 23 complications, a testament to the brand's masterful craftsmanship. Among these, the Grande Sonnerie Supersonnerie, Minute Repeater, Perpetual Calendar, Split-Seconds Flyback Chronograph, and Flying Tourbillon stand out, each adding a layer of complexity and refinement. The 42 mm case is made from 18-carat white gold, complemented by a similarly luxurious black alligator strap with an 18-carat white gold AP folding clasp, marrying elegance with functionality. The dial, also in 18-carat white gold and NAC, features grey counters and a black external zone, with white gold hands that enhance its sophisticated aesthetic. This timepiece is not just a watch; it's a culmination of Audemars Piguet's unwavering dedication to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in watchmaking.

Delving deeper into its technical prowess, the Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4 boasts an innovative 'Super-crown' that simplifies the adjustment of its complex calendar functions. The moon phase complication offers a realistic depiction of the lunar cycle, enhancing the watch's astronomical precision. The sound quality of the Grande Sonnerie Supersonnerie is amplified by a sapphire crystal membrane, creating a melodious chime. The Calibre 1000 movement, with a total diameter of 34.3 mm and a thickness of 9.1 mm, is an engineering feat, incorporating enhancements to ensure the smooth operation of all functions without draining the power reserve. This includes a new oscillator with increased amplitude for optimized energy flow. The split-seconds flyback chronograph adds to the watch's functionality, allowing for precise time measurement with ease. With a power reserve of 60 hours, a water resistance of 20 meters, and 90 jewels, this watch is as robust as it is intricate. The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4 is more than a timepiece; it's a testament to the brand's heritage of creating complex, innovative, and beautiful watches.
SignaturesAudemars Piguet
Country of OriginSwitzerland
Case Size42 mm
CaliberCalibre 1000
FunctionsGrande Sonnerie Supersonnerie, Minute Repeater, Tourbillon, Split-Seconds Chronograph, Flyback Chronograph, Moon Phase, Astronomical Moon, Large Date, Hours, Minutes, Perpetual Calendar
Power Reserve60 Hours
Case MaterialsWhite Gold
Bezel MaterialsWhite Gold
Lug MaterialsWhite Gold
Case BackSapphire Crystal
CrownScrew Down
Dial ColorSkeleton
Band TypeLeather
Clasp TypeDeployant
Band ColorBlack
Year Made2020s
Limited EditionNo
Case Thickness15.6 mm
Case ShapeRound
Water Resistance 20 Meters
Crystal Sapphire
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