The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 collection made its debut in 2019. And this year, the watchmaker upgraded the series adding two new Self-winding Chronograph models. However, the point of appeal is that AP offers these new Code 11.59 models with a new black ceramic middle case. And it is the first time in the Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 collection.
The bezel, case back and lugs are made of pink or white gold. However, AP crafted the octagonal middle case of black ceramic. Interestingly, the middle case construction is not an easy feat. It requires a blend of dedicated tools, cutting-edge technology and expert craftsmanship. Let’s dig into the details.
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Audemars Piguet crafted the black ceramic middle case of the new Code 11.59, associating with a Swiss precision elements supplier, Bangerter. From beginning to end, it is a challenging task to create the ceramic middle case. It follows a delicate industrial technique.
Firstly, the watchmaker machines the ceramic case using exact diamond tools and pre-polishes the geometrical surfaces. Then, experts at Bangerter finish the construction of the middle case using hand.
However, Audemars Piguet offers both the white and pink gold models a smoked dark grey dial. It comes with a vertical satin base that complements the modified satin-brushed case, inner black bezel, and chronograph counters.
The Audemars Piguet team faced another challenge while designing the black ceramic middle case. They required ensuring that the gold and ceramic components sported AP’s trademark alteration of polished and satin-brushed chamfers.
However, another challenge for the designers is to obtain a precise balance between the elements’ angular and rounded surfaces. This paves the way for a fascinating light play.
The new Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Self-winding Chronograph watch runs on the Calibre 4401. It is the brand’s latest integrated movement. Well, if you flip the timepiece, the beautiful embellishments on the movement will fascinate you.
Overall, the new AP Code 11.59 bi-tone watches take the hand-finishing and manufacturing of the multifaceted case to a new height. They represent uncompromising craftsmanship and bold aesthetics.
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