CODE 11.59 by Audemars Piguet

Code 11.59 self-winding.  The Code 11.59 e self-winding is the purest expression of the new design, encapsulating the essence of the collection. The case back reveals a new self-winding movement, the calibre 4302 that is part of the same family as the new chronograph. It is available in 41 mm white or pink gold case , water-resistant to 30m. The watch indicates on its white or blue dial  the hours, minutes and seconds.
Code 11.59 Chronograph.  The watch has the Audemars Piguet in-house integrated chronograph that has been five years in the making. This modern, self-winding, flyback chronograph 4400 is a high-end, modern construction featuring a column-wheel, a vertical clutch and a clear focus on performance and efficiency. It can store up to 70 hours of power reserve. The dial is lacquered with a 3-6-9 layout. The counters are circled by gold threads with polished angles.
Code 11.59 Perpetual Calendar.  This watch is powered by the calibre 5134 indicating hours , minutes, moon phase and a perpetual calendar. The Code 11.59 Perpetual Calendar comes in41 mm  pink gold case  and stands out with its dark blue aventurine dial recalling a star-lit.
Code 11.59 Self-winding Tourbillon.  The Code 11.59 Self-Winding Tourbillon 41 mm white or pink gold case houses the third new Audemars Piguet calibre 2950, a self-winding, flying tourbillon. The dial is Grand Feu enamel.
Code 11.59 Tourbillon Openworked.  The 41 mm pink gold case houses an  openworked tourbillon movement that conveys a sense of complexity and depth. The skeleton hand-wound calibre 2948 finished in a contemporary way with dark bridges and plate.
Code 11.59 Supersonnerie.  An exceptional minute repeater concept with a remarkable acoustic performance achieved  with gongs that are not attached to the main plate but to a new device acting as a soundboard. The striking mechanism regulator eliminates unwanted background noise. The case houses a hand-wound calibre 2953, and a smoked-blue enamel dial.
Swiss Haute Horlogerie Manufacture Audemars Piguet celebrated the launch of its new collection Code 11.59, the first totaly new collection to be launched by the brand in 20 years.
120 guests, including Chinese pop singer Lu Han and artist Quayola were invited to Le Brassus for an immersive journey into the universe of Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet, its history and features.
The new Code 11.59 includes 13 new references, 6 news models, 3 new calibres  including an in-house integrated chronograph.
For François-Henry Bennahmias, Audemars Piguet’s Chief Executive Officer, Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet is before all a human story: “This collection demanded new tools, skills and techniques to reach an exceptional degree of technical and aesthetic complexity. It tells about human challenges and the passionate stories of the dedicated watchmakers who dared to follow their convictions, joined forces and persevered, always pushing their own limits.”
The collection’s name codes the following:
•Challenge -Challenge the limits of craftsmanship
•Own – Our roots and legacy
•Dare – To follow firm convictions
•Evolve – Never stand still
•11.59 – The last minute before a new day
All models come in a versatile 41mm diameter 18 karat gold cases and looks bigger with its large dial opening.