Audemars Piguet Remaster01 Self-Winding Chronograph Watch

In an unsurprising turn of events, Audemars Piguet has re-focused its attention to its past designs. The Audemars Piguet Remaster01 Self-Winding Chronograph is a new watch release for 2020 that reiterates the handsome design of a 1943 original in a slightly confused, albeit still very good-looking package.

The original we are referring to is the Audemars Piguet Reference 1533, a three-register, two-tone (in some versions), 36.5mm wide, hand-wound chronograph produced in extremely low quantities in the early 1940s. The Remaster01, or [Re]master01, takes the core components of that aesthetic, namely the tear drop lugs, two-tone case construction using steel and 18kt pink gold, and the three-register dial layout — a truly exotic detail for the time.

There have been some considerable changes performed as the 1533 gets a new lease of life in a new millennium. First of all, replaced is the modest size, now inflated from 36.5mm to 40mm. 36.5mm would be perfectly acceptable today — just th..

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Sunday Morning Showdown: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore

HomeSunday Morning ShowdownSunday Morning Showdown: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Sunday Morning ShowdownAudemars PiguetSunday Morning Showdown: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Rate it or hate it? Whose side are you on? by Rob NuddsMarch 15, 2020 MIN READSunday Morning Showdown: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak OffshoreIn this Sunday morning column, two of our writers go head-to-head in an epic showdown for the ages. Strong opinions and hysterical hyperbole are welcome (so feel free to join in with the fun in the comments section below). And don’t forget to let us know which watches you’d like to see torn to shreds/effusively exalted next week. We’ll try and feature as many of our readers’ choices as we can. This week, we plumb the depths of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore’s character to see how it stands up under an uncomfortable level of scrutiny.
I didn’t expect to be sitting here on a 3-2 win/loss ratio after the way voting on last week’s column began. The Vacheron Constant..

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Sunday Morning Showdown: Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Collection

HomeSunday Morning ShowdownSunday Morning Showdown: Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Collection Sunday Morning ShowdownAudemars PiguetSunday Morning Showdown: Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Collection Rate it or hate it? Whose side are you on? by Rob NuddsFebruary 16, 2020 MIN READSunday Morning Showdown: Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 CollectionIn this Sunday morning column, two of our writers go head-to-head in an epic showdown for the ages. Strong opinions and hysterical hyperbole are welcome (so feel free to join in with the fun in the comments section below). And don’t forget to let us know which watches you’d like to see torn to shreds/effusively exalted next week. We’ll try and feature as many of our readers’ choices as we can. This week, the controversial Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 collection gets its day in the sun. Hold onto your hats: This could get messy…
You weren’t expecting this, were you? I’m sure most people imagined we’d take-on the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak having put the Vacheron..

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Pre-Owned Picks — Lange, Breguet, Audemars Piguet, Omega, and Swatch (Yes, Swatch)

HomePreowned PicksPre-Owned Picks — Lange, Breguet, Audemars Piguet, Omega, and Swatch (Yes, Swatch) Preowned PicksPre-Owned Picks — Lange, Breguet, Audemars Piguet, Omega, and Swatch (Yes, Swatch) Our preferred pre-owned picks for week 6 by Robert-Jan BroerFebruary 07, 2020 MIN READPre-Owned Picks — Lange, Breguet, Audemars Piguet, Omega, and Swatch (Yes, Swatch)This week we have a bit of an awkward line-up for Pre-Owned Picks. We have three watches from high-end brands A. Lange & Söhne, Audemars Piguet, and Breguet. On the other end of the spectrum, but nevertheless interesting, we have a Swatch. Last but not least, a Speedmaster that didn’t sell at first but is highly in demand today.
Last week we solely focused on dive watches, as that seems to be one of the most popular styles or categories of watches. However, there’s more out there and with this week’s selection, we hope to prove this. There’s only one divers’ watch, from Audemars Piguet, and although it is up to the task, you c..

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Pre-Owned Picks – Watches From Bvlgari, Audemars Piguet, Rolex, Tudor and Jaeger-LeCoultre

HomePreowned PicksPre-Owned Picks – Watches From Bvlgari, Audemars Piguet, Rolex, Tudor and Jaeger-LeCoultre Preowned PicksPre-Owned Picks – Watches From Bvlgari, Audemars Piguet, Rolex, Tudor and Jaeger-LeCoultre Our preferred pre-owned picks for week 3 by Robert-Jan BroerJanuary 17, 2020 MIN READPre-Owned Picks – Watches From Bvlgari, Audemars Piguet, Rolex, Tudor and Jaeger-LeCoultreI spent the past week in Dubai, where Bvlgari, Hublot, and Zenith presented their 2020 novelties. And I’m pleased to say that I came away inspired. That inspiration manifests in one of my pre-owned picks this week
Every week we pick a few pre-owned watches from Chrono24, the largest market place for wristwatches in the world — watches that we love ourselves, or think they will be interesting to you. So to be clear, we picked the watches, Chrono24 only sent us the images without their watermark and in a proper resolution.
Pre-Owned Picks Of Week 3Last week we included Jaeger-LeCoultre, but not a wristwatc..

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Wrist Game or Crying Shame: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military Dial

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game or Crying Shame: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military Dial Wrist Game or Crying ShameAudemars PiguetWrist Game or Crying Shame: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military Dial Will You Fall into Line with this Oddity for 13,490 Euros? by Michael StocktonJanuary 08, 2020 MIN READWrist Game or Crying Shame: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military DialWelcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, the weekly series that aims to make all of your New Year’s Resolutions come true! This week, we take a look at the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military Dial.

Can you believe it was something like three weeks ago that we were last here on Wrist Game or Crying Shame? That’s so last decade that I can’t even recall what the heck we were discussing. Thankfully, through the futuristic powers of the internet, I used the search function on the Fratello page and found that we last looked at the Genta-penned IWC Ingenieur SL Jumbo from back in the ’70s. You guys must have been riding..

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Pre-Owned Picks – Audemars Piguet, IWC, Omega, Patek Philippe and Seiko

HomePreowned PicksPre-Owned Picks – Audemars Piguet, IWC, Omega, Patek Philippe and Seiko Preowned PicksAudemars PiguetPre-Owned Picks – Audemars Piguet, IWC, Omega, Patek Philippe and Seiko A wild selection for week 52 by Robert-Jan BroerDecember 27, 2019 MIN READPre-Owned Picks – Audemars Piguet, IWC, Omega, Patek Philippe and SeikoAfter all the Rolex violence last two weeks of Pre-Owned Picks, we will go a bit into another direction with watches from Audemars Piguet and Patek Philippe in the selection of this week.
Not picking the obvious pre-owned Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo and Patek Philippe Nautilus (Jumbo), but something a bit more under the radar with this 26300ST Royal Oak chronograph and a Calatrava 5096J. But, we also did a few picks that are more wallet-friendly (and yes, this is also relative) for you. In any case, all are watches that I admire. Two of them (actually three) used to be in my collection but had to make room for something else. In close collaboration wit..

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Face-to-Face – The RO Battle – The New Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15500 In comparison with the “Jumbo” 15202

The Royal Oak… A watch that needs no introduction anymore, a watch that’s so iconic that its popularity goes way beyond the confines of watch aficionados. However, if you look at Audemars Piguet’s catalogue, you’ll see that the collection is large (to say the least) and that it comprises dozens of versions. But today, we’ll focus on the two most important models, the cornerstones of the collection, the automatic watches. This includes the new 41mm Selfwinding Royal Oak 15500… But we can’t overlook the icon, the Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin 15202. How do they compare? Follow the guide below.

The Royal Oak – the creation of a new category
1972 is probably Audemars Piguet‘s most important year in its recent history. A crucial turning point. For several decades, the brand specialized in crafting some of the most delicate and precious watches of Switzerland – especially perpetual calendars and repeaters. Still, as the quartz crisis gained momentum, Audemars Piguet took the decision to evol..

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