In 2018, Audemars Piguet presented an idea watch named RD#2 . It depended on a Royal Oak, it was extremely thin, it was even 2mm thinner than the notable Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin 15202. The most amazing element was that it even comprised a perpetual calendar. This year, Audemars Piguet presents the last form of the RD#2, a watch named the Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin , the world’s thinnest perpetual calendar. By totally changing the design of the programmed development and its perpetual calendar component, Audemars Piguet has figured out how to join all the parts on one single plane. What’s more, that’s how Audemars Piguet accomplished this world-record creation estimating only 6.3mm in tallness. This accomplishment has even been granted the Aiguille d’Or at the GPHG 2019 , the Oscars of the Watchmaking Industry, additional proof of the brand’s inventive soul and specialized expertise.
In this new film, we’ll be conversing with Michael Friedman, Head of Complications and student of history, Giulio Papi, Technical Director, and Lucas Raggi, Development Director, who will clarify in subtleties how it was conceivable to make a particularly ultra-thin development and watch, and how the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin came to life.
More subtleties at www.audemarspiguet.com .