Oct 13, 2016

History & Minute Repeaters with Audemars Piguet – Ep. 5 – WATCHMAKING ROADTRIP

Tags: Audemars Piguet, François-Henry Bennahmias, Minute Repeater, Museum, Royal Oak, Royal Oak Offshore, Vallée de Joux, Watchmaking Roadtrip

For this 5th episode of the Watchmaking Roadtrip, we stayed by Audemars Piguet to discover more about the brand; its history, the fabulous world of Minute Repeaters and a funny and impromptu visit to the CEO!

With the team, we visited the museum of the brand that showcases the rich history and legitimacy Audemars Piguet has in the world of complicated watchmaking since the foundation of the brand in the late 19th century. We them went through other workshops where we had the chance of getting really up close and personal with what is considered as the holy grail of complicated watchmaking with these amazing chiming timepieces.

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  • Michael Andersen

    Michael Andersen

    Very interesting visit. Really envious of you guys. Also fun to spot Muhammed Ali and Arnie on the big photo at 0:40

    Mar 23, 2018

  • Sb Sb

    Sb Sb

    great video

    Jun 11, 2017

  • La Voltare

    La Voltare

    Best brand in the world :))

    Feb 23, 2017

  • Andi Valentinus

    Andi Valentinus

    I may never visited the AP factory, but I'm happy by wearing AP diver as my daily watch :)

    Jan 10, 2017

  • Abid Hassan

    Abid Hassan

    What kind of a wrist watch is it at 2:54 ?? What are the letterings??

    Oct 29, 2016

  • Sir Alfred Powell

    Sir Alfred Powell

    One day...

    Oct 28, 2016

  • Nige Reviews

    Nige Reviews

    Incredible stuff. This series is nothing short of brilliant.

    Oct 14, 2016

  • Cameron Gupta

    Cameron Gupta

    I really want to come visit Switzerland now 😄😄😄.

    Oct 14, 2016

  • Scarecrow141


    Can't wait for the next episode on Philippe Dufour!

    Oct 13, 2016

  • Gleb Karlsen

    Gleb Karlsen

    This is a dream come true! Definitely need to take part on the next trip! Best regards from Russia!

    Oct 13, 2016

  • sandydenny lives

    sandydenny lives

    Wonderful stuff.I'll follow your Beatle on my push bike if it's over booked next year. After all it's a small country, with only one or two hills... gimme Vacher's now!

    Oct 13, 2016

  • MrMuttonhollow


    Marc, another wonderful video, keep up the good work. I am ready to go on the trip next year.

    Oct 13, 2016

  • Noah Linning

    Noah Linning

    I feel so weird watching luxury watch videos while eating cheetos and drinking mountain dew.

    Oct 13, 2016

  • mohamad monir

    mohamad monir

    if i have these watches on my wrist and after have to return it back i will cry literally

    Oct 13, 2016

  • Hamza Khawaja

    Hamza Khawaja

    Oh my God I m on a trip of my life, lemme record the video of it in portrait orientation to ruin it forever. Video was superb as always but man I get angry when I see video being recorded in portrait orientation.

    Oct 13, 2016

  • Erik De Wilde

    Erik De Wilde

    At the end you see nothing

    Oct 13, 2016

  • Erik De Wilde

    Erik De Wilde

    Those videos are too fast and too short 9 min to see how a factory works too short it is like a flash disco or maybe they are not allowed to show to much for factory security

    Oct 13, 2016



    5:22 - Is that a Ring Clock ? pretty cool, I wonder how much power reserve it has ?

    Oct 13, 2016

  • Claus-L. Müller

    Claus-L. Müller

    Breathtaking moments! Now I'm a bit jealous. ;)

    Oct 13, 2016

  • Juho Ketola

    Juho Ketola

    That guy at the beginning was a real legend! And those minute repeaters are something insane :)

    Oct 13, 2016

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