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Audemars Piguet Debuts a Triple-Complication Movement in a Vintage-Inspired Case

Christina Garofalo
OCTOBER 07, 2013

Audemars Piguet has packed three complications—a tourbillon, chronograph, and minute repeater—into a 47-millimeter case that was inspired by the brand’s early-20th-century pocket watches. The Tradition Tourbillon Minute Repeater Chronograph ($471,300) has been produced in two 10-piece editions: one with a pink-gold case and the other with a titanium case. The titanium amplifies the minute repeater—which strikes two gongs for the hours, quarters, and minutes. The movement is visible through a transparent caseback and comprises more than 500 components, which have been beveled and polished by hand to prevent oxidation. Inside the rotating tourbillion cage, the balance oscillates at 21,600 vibrations per hour and is visible through an aperture on the dial. The triple-complication Calibre 2874 movement has a 48-hour power reserve and is fitted with a white-gold bezel, pink-gold numerals and hands, and an alligator strap. (646.375.0807, www.audemarspiguet.com)