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The Audemars Piguet [Re]master01...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : March 25th, 2020-16:12
The Audemars Piguet [Re]master01.

The case is 40mm and is made from stainless steel and pink gold. The movement is a Selfwinding Chronograph from the Code 11:59 and production will be limited to 500 pieces. 

Personally, I particularly like the “Audemars Piguet & Co. Genève” on the dial, a great piece of design detail, however a manually wound movement would have been better suited to this watch. 



Photo: Audemars Piguet 



It is a piece I like a lot but I would have preferred a handwind movement.

 
 By: foversta : March 25th, 2020-16:19
Especially with such prominent winding mass.

Thanks!

Fx


I completely agree with you...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : March 25th, 2020-16:26
I wish that AP could give this watch the manual movement that it deserves along with a decent name.

+++1! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : March 25th, 2020-17:57
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I'm with you, FX

 
 By: Boris : March 25th, 2020-19:19
But hey, this is an AP that is not that 15202 and that I actually like. Who knew?

I love (almost) everything about it...

 
 By: destrodan : March 25th, 2020-16:26
...the one and only update I would wish for is to make it manual wind.  
 
If I'm honest with myself when I look to purchase a nice chronograph, it's not for the ease of daily use via an automatic movement and to 'time things'.  It's for the enjoyment of, and interaction with the watch and viewing the intricacies of the movement.  And this is a watch I wouldn't mind winding every day.  I understand the appeal of an automatic movement with a date or calendar function, but not a chronograph.
 
But I nitpick as it's a beautiful watch that I would love to own.
 
Kind regards,
Dan

There is an older post on this...

 
 By: mdg : March 25th, 2020-16:40
...but I will agree that a manual wind would have been more 'true' to a sporty chronograph and would probably have made the watch thinner. 38mm also would have been nice. Maybe a bit more contrast between the dial and the hour/minute hands? And for this price, WG or platinum instead of SS. Love the two-tone though...AP has done a great job with it over the years.

The photo is of the original from the 1940s. [nt]

 
 By: M4 : March 25th, 2020-17:12
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With a manual winding movement, I would be in. Definitely. Here I like a lot of things, except the movement. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : March 25th, 2020-17:57
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beautiful watch but I hate mixed metal

 
 By: Gelato Monster : March 25th, 2020-22:34
Manual would make it even more perfect

Manual movement would have been better

 
 By: MPP : March 26th, 2020-06:15
The fact that AP chose an automatic movement highlights to me that they have become, at heart, focused on sport watches.  It’s a great dial, in my opinion, but the dimensions and movement seem inconsistent with a vintage chronograph. I guess that’s why I generally prefer the DNA of VC, and think the Cornes de Vache is a more pure reimagination of a vintage chrono. 

AP seems lost as a company. [nt]

 
 By: @Patek_Ambassador : March 26th, 2020-08:41
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Beautiful watch but the price doesn’t make any sense! Way overpriced for what it is. [nt]

 
 By: Makilla : March 26th, 2020-13:28
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With a nice manual winding movement, the price would be more coherent... [nt]

 
 By: amanico : March 27th, 2020-01:07
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It certainly needed the right movement. [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : March 27th, 2020-03:17
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