Does The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Deserve The Hate?

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Does The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Deserve The Hate?

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Does The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Deserve The Hate?

Post by gaf1958 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:11 am

When I first looked at it, it seemed such a simple, innocuous looking watch, that I could understand why people would dismiss it out of hand, rather than hate it. However, watching that video and looking at all of the elements that go into it; it’s a seemingly innocuous watch, but one that is beautifully designed and made, has many features that I would imagine will continue to delight the owner for many years to come. The hollow lugs, the octagonal case concealed behind the circular bezel... just lovely features that you miss at a cursory glance.

Would I buy one? Unlikely at best, but it doesn’t stop me from admiring its subtle elegance and beauty. I like it. A lot...

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Re: Does The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Deserve The Hate?

Post by Thegreyman » Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:35 am

Having watched the video, I agree wth Gary. It is, on close inspection, an exquisitely made watch. The display back of the movement ( :cuinlove:), curved crystal another amazing feature.

The only things that would could against it for me - the hour/minute hands I'm not sure about, perhaps could be more distinctive. Secondly the price. It seems all the cases are PM. The cheapest in the range is the £26k black dialled white gold cased version in the video :problem:
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Re: Does The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Deserve The Hate?

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:31 pm

Hate? Why? I would love one of those. Not bloomin’ likely, alas.
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Re: Does The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Deserve The Hate?

Post by Caller » Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:36 pm

I had this on my wrist a while back. Discreet is the word.

They had to threaten me with the Police to get it back - I sulked when it came off! :)

It's not in your face or blingy, but it oozed quality.

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Re: Does The Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Deserve The Hate?

Post by albionphoto » Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:14 pm

I've watched the video. I thought the AP 11.59 was beautiful. I'm not sure if I'd ever be able to afford one though. Maybe if I sold all the Omegas....
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