AP Code 11.59 – Dead Model Walking

Code 11.59 Flying Tourbillon

“After a rather controversial initial impression and some noise in the collecting community, Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet is now finding its way in both AP’s collections and in the heart of collectors,” monochrome.com asserts, without a shred of evidence. The website introduces the latest addition to the Code 11.59 family: the Flying Tourbillon Chronograph. A timepiece that’s “here to show you the brand’s skills.” Fair enough but . . .

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GPHG Finalists: Men’s Complication

We’ve taken a closer look at three of the Ladies‘, Ladies’ Complication and Men’s finalists. Today, it’s high horology uber alles in the Mens’ Complication category (back from the dead in 2018). As you can see, there are some wildly different approaches on offer. Choosing three from the six to highlight (with edited official text and photos) depends as much on style as engineering. Well, for me. For me the one to watch is . . .

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