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Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Chronograph

Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Chronograph

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Swiss manufacture Audemars Piguet is adding a limited edition complicated watch to the Code 11.59 collection. The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Flying Tourbillon Chronograph Automatic combines a flying tourbillon with a flyback chronograph. The watch is a limited edition of 50 pieces.

The case of the Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Flying Tourbillon Chronograph Automatic measures 41 mm in diameter and is 18-carat white gold. It has an integrated octagonal centrepiece with a round, flat bezel and domed, hollow lugs.

The skeletonised dial showcases the movement’s components. The open-worked rhodium-plated and black galvanised bridges in titanium and silver allow for a closer look inside. Furthermore, the chronograph counters at 3 and 9 o’clock are also skeletonised. Meanwhile, the blue lacquered bezel, blued hands, and chronograph rings in 18-carat white gold provide a contrast in colour, helping legibility. A double-domed sapphire crystal protects the dial.

The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Flying Tourbillon Chronograph marks the first time that a flyback chronograph has been utilised in combination with a flying tourbillon. The manufacture’s Calibre 2952 integrates these two functions and has a power reserve of 65 hours. An open-worked rhodium-plated 22-carat gold oscillating weight winds the mainspring barrel. The balance in the tourbillon cage beats at a frequency of 3 Herz. The movement has 479 components plus 40 jewels.

The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Flying Tourbillon Chronograph Automatic is presented on a hand-sewn blue alligator leather strap with a folding clasp. The watch is a limited edition of 50 pieces and costs 257,500 euros.

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FEATURES

BRAND: Audemars Piguet
MODEL:Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Flying Tourbillon Chronograph Automatic
REFERENCE:26399BC.OO.D321CR.01
CASE MATERIAL:18-carat white gold
DIMENSIONS:Diameter: 41.00 mm
Height: 13.75 mm
WATER RESISTANCE:3 bar (~ 30 m)
DIAL:Skeletonised
STRAP/BRACELET:Hand-sewn blue alligator leather strap with white-gold folding clasp
MOVEMENT:2952
MOVEMENT TYPE:Automatic
POWER RESERVE:65 hours
FREQUENCY:21,600 vph (3 Hz)
FUNCTIONS:Hours, minutes, centre seconds, flying tourbillon, flyback chronograph
PRICE:EUR 257,500– limited to 50 pieces