36 – 38mm
Audemars Piguet 25682PT
Audemars Piguet’s watchmaking foundations were laid towards the end of the 18th Century. Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Piguet founded Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus, Vallée de Joux. Believing in the power of the Vallée de Joux’s network of artisanship and following their firm convictions, they set on crafting unique complicated mechanisms by hand at a time when serial production was looming with the rise of industrialisation. The company is still independent and the fourth generation of the Audemars family is still involved in the business.
This Quantième Perpétuel 25682PT forms part of the Edward Piguet collection, named after one of the co-founders of the brand. The collection was inspired by the brand’s rich heritage. The collection is distinguished by its uniquely shaped rectangular case, reminiscent of the Cartier Tank.
This Quantième Perpétuel 25682PT measures 45mm x 27mm due to the distinctive case shape the watch wears rather well. The platinum case features polished rounded flanks paired with a solid brushed case back with the respective hallmarks.
The overall dial remains sober due to the recessed sub-dials. The sub-dial found at 12’o clock indicates the month, the date register is found at 3 o’clock, the moon phase is found at 6 o’clock and the day register is found at 9 o’clock. The indicators are further enhanced by blue steeled hands.
The timekeeping measurements are denoted by black leaf hands for the hours and minutes. The black-painted Breguet numerals contrast rather well with the sub-dial typography. It is interesting to note that the minute track does not feature 90-degree angles and is rounded, similar to that of the sapphire glass.
This Quantième Perpetuel 25682PT is powered by the manual-winding calibre 2003. As is the case with many of Audemars Piguet’s calibres this particular one was developed in collaboration with Jaeger-Le Coultre. The perpetual calendar module was added to the base 2003, the movement is known for its remarkable thinness. This set is accompanied by its original paper and box.
Brand: Audemars Piguet
Model: Edward Piguet, 25682PT
Movement: Calibre 2003
Case Diameter: 41mm x 11mm
Box & Papers: Box & Paper