Piaget : 60 years of elegance

Piaget Altiplano Automatic 43 mm, 60th Anniversary collection

CASE : 18K white gold, sapphire caseback


MOVEMENT : ultra-thin mechanical self-winding Manufacture Piaget Caliber 1200P, 2.35mm thick, 44h power reserve), slate gray-toned pink gold oscillating weight, “P” signature on the index-assembly

FUNCTIONS : hours, minutes

DIAL : blue, applied white gold hour-markers

STRAP : blue alligator leather, white gold pin buckle


In 2017, Piaget is celebrating 60 years of a specialty that has earned it many successes and records : ultra-thin watches. The story that began with the manual-winding Caliber 9P, followed shortly thereafter by the automatic 12P, led to the creation of the dedicated Altiplano collection in 1998 as well as to the development of gradually perfected versions worthy of the 21st century – and admirably epitomizing a style synonymous with supreme elegance. The two models kicking off this anniversary year are all about discretion, featuring the brand’s historical deep blue shade and central cross adorning the finely sunburst dial. These Piaget Altiplano 38 mm and Piaget Altiplano Automatic 43 mm logically feature the collection’s signature baton-type hands and slender single or double hour-markers. The latter model gives an additional nod to history with the word “Automatic” spelt out in retro-style script.

Journaliste experte en horlogerie, Marie présente des nouveautés et s’occupe de la rubrique 12e Art (l’art de la mesure du temps), qui établit un parallèle avec les arts classiques.

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