Considered one of the “Holy Grail” watch brands, Swiss brand Audemars Piguet is a large privately owned company with its own Foundation. This autonomy enables the brand to consistently push the envelop in terms of research and development. Among its key collections are the Audemrs Piguet Code 11:59, the legendary Royal Oak series that was first designed by the famed Gerald Genta, the extended series called the  Royal Oak Offshore and more.


Around the World: Beijing

So where are the multitudes of watch collectors of the future really coming from? While the US has a good number of watch collectors and connoisseurs, as does Europe, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore, indications are that now China is the new frontier.  This is a burgeoning market with a huge population, staggering wealth…

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