by Aminath Ifasa
  • 1 minute read
  • November 11, 2023
Audemars Piguet Clinches Prestigious Award for RD#4 Ultra-Complication Universelle

In a triumphant moment at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, leading Swiss watch maison Audemars Piguet secured the coveted “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix for its remarkable Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Ultra-Complication Universelle (RD#4).

The RD#4 timepiece stands as a testament to Audemars Piguet’s rich legacy of high complications, striking a balance between tradition and modern usability. The design prioritizes comfort and simplicity, redefining the boundaries of horological craftsmanship.

This groundbreaking creation consolidates the maison’s expertise into the self-winding Calibre 1000, a marvel comprising over 1,100 components. The engineering marvel boasts an impressive array of 40 functions, featuring 23 complications that include a Grande Sonnerie Supersonnerie, a minute repeater, a perpetual calendar, a split-seconds flyback chronograph, and a flying tourbillon.

The RD#4 represents a fusion of Audemars Piguet’s horological savoir-faire, encapsulating the brand’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation in fine watchmaking. With its intricate mechanism and forward-thinking design, the Ultra-Complication Universelle is not just a watch; it’s a celebration of the art and craftsmanship that defines Audemars Piguet.

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