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1892
 
The first minute repeater wristwatch was produced.
 
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1899
 
A "Grande Complication" pocket-watch published by the AUDEMARS PIGUET. It is equipped with an alarm striking on independent gongs, perpetual calendar and chronograph with jumping seconds and split-seconds hand.
 
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1915
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET set a world record that remains unmatched to present, by creating the smallest five-minute repeater calibre, with a diameter of just 15.8mm.
 
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1921
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET created the first jumping-hour wristwatch.
 
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1925
 
World's thinnest pocket-watch calibre, only 1.32 mm.
 
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1934
 
First skeletonised pocket watch appeared.
 
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1946
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET created the world's smallest manual movement for a wristwatch.
 
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1957
 
Introduction of the first AUDEMARS PIGUET wristwatch equipped with a perpetual calendar.
 
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1967
 
World's first thinnest self winding calibre with central rotor(2.45mm).
 
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1972
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET launched the Royal Oak, the first high-end steel sports watch.
 
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1978
 
First self winding ultra-thin perpetual calendar wristwatch with central rotor.
 
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1986
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET made First ultra-thin(5.5 mm thick including the case) self-winding tourbillion wristwatch.
 
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1989
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET created the Dual Time and smallest self winding perpetual calendar watch.
 
1993
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET launched the Royal Oak Offshore.
 
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1994
 
First wristwatch with Grande and Petite SONNERIE, quarter repeater striking on two gongs made by AUDEMARS PIGUET.
 
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1995
 
The Manufacture added a split-seconds chronograph to its Triple Complication, thus giving rise to the first "Grande Complication" self winding wristwatch.
 
1996
 
First self winding Grande complication watch produced in AUDEMARS PIGUET.
 
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1997
 
First Grande SONNERIE chiming model, minute repeater with three gongs and three hammers created.
 
2000
 
Celebrating the 125th anniversary of the company founding, it is characterized by a new qualitative indication: that of the torque supplied by the mainspring. First model with Equation of Time, sunrise and sunset times and perpetual calendar published.
 
2004
 
Launch of the fourth piece in the Tradition d'Excellence Collection. Limited to 20 pieces, this Royal Oak manual tourbillion chronograph has a double ten-day power-reserve indication and a 30-minute counter. The watch is equipped with the 2893 calibre. The case back and the bracelet are made of platinum 950.
 
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2005
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET presents the Edward PIGUET Moss Agate Tourbillon. This tourbillon is the world's first watch to be equipped with a plate in moss agate, a natural semi-translucent mineral graced with a fine mottled pattern reminiscent of plant-life motifs.
 
2006
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET created direct-impulse escapement.
 
2008
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET made the First watch featuring a carbon case and movement.
 
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2009
 
AUDEMARS PIGUET issued High-frequency chronometer with AP escapement and double balance-spring.
 
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