Best of Watchville Monochrome Goes (Very) Deep On The CODE 11.59 Chronograph
To say that the Code 11.59 Collection dispatched to blended surveys when it appeared in January of 2019 is to say nothing by any stretch of the imagination. It was, effectively, the most polarizing watch dispatch in memory, despite the fact that it was likewise the single greatest item dispatch for Audemars Piguet in memory also. The company, whose exemplary round Jules Audemars watches and exquisite rectangular Edouard Piguet assortment had dropped off the radar, dispatched at one singular motion a completely new assortment, however a large number of new developments as well.
To me, quite possibly the most intriguing watches with regards to the assortment was the chronograph, and a significant part of the interest of the watch is in its development – the Audemars Piguet type 4401, with date guichet, a no-date form of which has most as of late been utilized by AP in the [Re]Master Chronograph, which was the subject of a thorough investigation from Stephen Pulvirent recently. The development will likewise be the subject of an extremely nitty gritty destroy by Peter Speake-Marin, coming up soon over on The Naked Watchmaker . The dispatch of another completely coordinated programmed chronograph type from AP was, aside from the whole assortment, additionally significant news and filled a hole in AP’s development line-up which had existed for some years.
The Code 11:59 Chronograph
Without giving a lot of the story away, Frank Geelen’s interpretation of the Code 11.59 Chronograph, which he wore for seven days while composing his inside and out examination, makes for very intriguing perusing for any watch lover, any AP fan, and anybody inspired by the advancement of specialized watchmaking in the 21st century. Dodging both evangelizing and automatic un-nuanced antagonism, he takes an extremely, all things considered, forthright glance at quite possibly the most discussed present day watches in numerous years.
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