Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Selfwinding Chronograph

Introduced in 2008, this classic Jules Audemars selfwinding chronograph features a lacquered dial that strongly evokes the 1920s, lending it a discreetly vintage note while radiating an array of casual and chic touches blending classic and contemporary aesthetics.

Pervaded by the characteristic free-spirited attitude of contemporary design, the style of the dial is inspired by the past and allows us to relive an entire era.

The numerals conducive to optimal readability; the elegant leaf-shaped hands; the chronograph seconds handfeaturing a hollowed counterweight; the minute track with its red indications surrounded by a tachometric scale; the presence of two horizontally aligned small seconds and 30-minute counters; the entire range of details are arranged with infinite subtlety and elegance.

Instead of the white dial matched with a pink gold case and brown crocodile leather strap, retro enthusiasts will be tempted to opt for the model combining an eggshell-coloured dial with a white gold case and black crocodile leather strap.

In both cases, the sapphire crystal serves to admire both the movement and the finishing, including the particular care lavished on the gold oscillating weight. Proudly bearing the family crests of the Audemars Piguet families, the latter adds a truly distinguished signature touch to this exclusive movement.

Technical details
Model: Jules Audemars selfwinding chronograph

References
26100OR.OO.D088CR.01 – 18-carat pink gold case
26100BC.OO.D002CR.01 – 18-carat white gold case

Movement
Calibre: exclusive AP 3124/3841, selfwinding
Total diameter: 29.92 mm (13 lignes)
Casing-diameter: 26 mm
Thickness: 7.16 mm
59 jewels
400 parts
Over 60-hour power reserve
Cadence of the balance: 21,600 vibrations per hour
Variable-inertia balance with eight inertia-blocks and flat balance-spring
Geneva-type mobile balance-spring stud-holder
Two-position winding crown
Finishing: all parts decorated by hand; rhodium-plated, bevelled, circular-grained mainplate, bridges adorned with a “côtes de Genève” motif

Functions
Hours and minutes
Small seconds
Chronograph with central seconds hand, 30-minute counter
Tachometric scale

Cases
18-carat white or pink gold
Diameter: 41 mm
Thickness: 12.60 mm
Water-resistance: 20 m
Sapphire crystal caseback

Dials
White-lacquered or off white-lacquered dial with black transferred Arabic numerals
Black leaf-shaped hands

Straps
“Large square-scale” hand-sewn brown crocodile leather with 18-carat pink gold
AP folding clasp; or black with 18-carat white gold AP folding clasp

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