31 03, 2021

Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak 15202ST will be discontinued in 2022

Di |2021-06-28T09:31:46+01:00March 31st, 2021|

Audemars Piguet has recently announced that the spearhead of its collections, the iconic Royal Oak ref. 15202ST will be replaced in 2022 by a new model to mark the 50th anniversary of the Roayl Oak. This was announced by CEO Francois Bennahmias during the 'AP Social Club' format, conversing with the Head of Complications Michael Friedman. Born in 1972 to [...]

25 03, 2021


Di |2021-06-21T16:15:57+01:00March 25th, 2021|

2021 marks the dawn of a new era and the beginning of a collaboration between Audemars Piguet and Marvel Entertainment. Inspired by historic character watches, including some of Gérald Genta's timepieces from the 80s, Audemars Piguet paid tribute to the next generation of inspiring Superheroes and chose to focus on the mighty Marvel Universe. It was the friendship of [...]

19 03, 2021

Audemars Piguet presents the Royal Oak 15202 "Jumbo" Extra-Thin with green dial, in Platinum

Di |2021-04-07T09:11:53+01:00March 19th, 2021|

This new edition of the Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin is simply stunning. It is the first time that the 15202 will be available with a case made entirely of 950 platinum as well as a smoky green dial. A watch destined to enter the history of the Le Brassus brand. Born in 1972, the Royal Oak was a disruptive timepiece. A watch that has defined a new gene [...]

1 02, 2021

Market analysis | Audemars Piguet 15202st anniversary

Di |2021-02-14T14:32:51+01:00February 1st, 2021|

The beginning of the new year for watch lovers is characterized by 3 elements: the frantic wait for news (once at the SIHH Geneva Motor Show, now moved close to Baselworld, and now the LVMH watch week), the scarcity of watches in dealerships after Christmas sales and, alas, the infamous increase in list prices by some brands [...]

11 07, 2020

PERPETUAL Radio Episode 10: WatchTalks with Giovanni Varesi, the market situation and the Highlights of CHRISTIE'S "Rare Watches"

Di |2020-07-11T09:48:11+01:00July 11th, 2020|

Dear friends of Perpetual Passion, here we are at our tenth episode of Perpetual Radio! Guest of this episode, by popular demand, Giovanni Varesi - Watch Specialist for the prestigious auction house CHRISTIE'S. Together with Giovanni we talked about the current situation of the watch market and the results obtained in the first physical auctions of the season, after these months characterized by [...]

1 07, 2020

Focus On Christie's “Rare Watches”. Watches not to be missed!

Di |2020-07-01T20:59:29+01:00July 1st, 2020|

After having spent the last few months confined to our homes and confined to our countries, we are finally back to travel and, luckily for us, we will also be able to take advantage of a nice weekend in Geneva by participating in the first 'physical' auctions of the year! Not to be missed is the 'Rare Watches' auction organized by the prestigious Christie's auction house which will take place on July 20th at the Four [...]

17 06, 2020

Audemars Piguet, Let's go Openworked!

Di |2020-06-21T08:23:06+01:00June 17th, 2020|

Some haute watchmaking houses have talents capable of differentiating them from all the others and making them unique in certain respects. One of the main characteristics that distinguishes Audemars Piguet is, without a shadow of a doubt, its ability to skeletonize movements. All the collections of the Le Brassus brand, from the Millenary to Code 11.59 passing through the Royal Oak, have at least [...]

27 05, 2020

News Covid-19 Exports collapse

Di |2020-05-27T11:23:20+01:00May 27th, 2020|

Now there are more doubts, the global COVID-19 pandemic has had and will have a heavy impact on the fine watchmaking sector. As we had already noted in recent months, after two consecutive months of decline (-9% in February and -22% in March), the Swiss Watch Federation (FHS) has just published its statistics for April 2020 and, as expected, exports fell sharply [...]

2 04, 2020

PERPETUAL Radio Episode 3: The evolution of Audemars Piguet, from birth to Royal Oak Concepts. Patek Phillipe authorizes online sales

Di |2020-04-02T19:39:23+01:00April 2nd, 2020|

Perpetual Radio is the first podcast in Italy dedicated to the world of watchmaking and will be available on all major streaming platforms: Spreaker, YouTube, Spotify and Soundcloud. In this third episode we went to the discovery of an important brand that profoundly marked the evolution of haute horlogerie: Audemars Piguet. Analyzing three completely different clocks from each other [...]

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