Audemars Piguet Millenary Starwheel: When Audemars Piguet plays the card of Independents.

 By: amanico : February 8th, 2019-04:02
THAT Starwheel could have been the creation of an Independent! 

I don' know the story behind the Starwheel, but the outcome is pure madness. 

I had the pleasure to see it live during my last trip in Hong Kong, due to the kindness of its owner, our dear Semper Fidelis, and it is an experience stuck in my mind forever. 

Probably my favorite Audemars Piguet. I would love to see it in the case of the all new 11.59! 




 By: M4 : February 8th, 2019-04:23

You are right, it would be da bomb in the new case.


Thanks for your feedback, M4. [nt]

 By: amanico : February 8th, 2019-11:23
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I had the pleasure to see a few different AP starwheels last year .

 By: Watchonthewrist : February 8th, 2019-04:55
Like you said maybe this Millenary is one of my fav from the brand .

I couldn't see the other Starwheels in the metal, but I think it won't change my preference.... Thanks, mon ami. [nt]

 By: amanico : February 8th, 2019-11:26
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Ver poetic

 By: VinnieD : February 8th, 2019-05:32
This one is clearly a top production from Audemars.
The first engraved iteration in gold was a bit baroque but the millenary case and the plain blue dial + steel transformed it!

The stars from the movement match the stars on the dial - a rare design touch

Look at this starwheel....or the floating hour complication

 By: vkeong : February 8th, 2019-08:00

Guess who was at the helm of AP designs then, and who is the founder of the upstart independent brand?

:))) [nt]

 By: amanico : February 8th, 2019-11:27
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Yes, the first version is a bit baroque. I prefer the modernity of the Millenary version. +1! [nt]

 By: amanico : February 8th, 2019-11:27
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+1 [nt]

 By: Gelato Monster : February 8th, 2019-13:21
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That is a great idea, Nicolas. I hope AP is reading it!

 By: MichaelC : February 8th, 2019-05:34
The watch would be even more at home in the CODE case.

I do think so! [nt]

 By: amanico : February 8th, 2019-11:27
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I like it

 By: Passionata_george : February 8th, 2019-06:30
Bit like a prototype

Yes, somehow... Thanks, George. [nt]

 By: amanico : February 8th, 2019-11:27
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I've seen a bunch over the last few years, all at various auctions.

 By: Jay (Eire) : February 8th, 2019-17:32
The Millenary was my favourite as it is the most contemporary of the AP Starwheels.  

I should pay more attention to these auctions... Thanks, Jay. [nt]

 By: amanico : February 8th, 2019-17:38
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I always liked the Starwheel...

 By: holdemchamp1225 : February 9th, 2019-07:46
it would be something if AP decides to reboot it inside the code 11.59 case. At least it would be more interesting for me than the existing dials 😉

W'll soon discuss that, but AP would have simplified their launch with the unveiling of the Starwheel in the 11.59 case. Definitely. [nt]

 By: amanico : February 9th, 2019-16:21
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“Underrated” at best...

 By: Semper Fidelis : February 14th, 2019-07:26
...but you sure have an eye for the exceptional things my Friend!
What an unforgettable two days in HKG we had... and then Paris 😉
You can borrow it anytime your in Singapore!
All the best -

Semper Fidelis

To be lived again! Here, or there. [nt]

 By: amanico : February 14th, 2019-08:46
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 By: Semper Fidelis : February 15th, 2019-03:10
Singapore is welcoming you with open arms!

Same in Paris! [nt]

 By: amanico : February 15th, 2019-09:06
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Why did they not introduce a new Starwheel?

 By: JerryW : February 15th, 2019-20:05
I am really confused by AP these days.

Wish they'll make it. It would be a killer... [nt]

 By: amanico : February 16th, 2019-02:14
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