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Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar Review

Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar

Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar Guide

For watch aficionados, Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar is one of the rare and luxury watch to rock. It’s not our everyday Royal Oak models from AP.

Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar

The Audermars Piguet watches are extraordinary watches that only a few have because of the cost.

 If you want a finer watch that is more dapper and less sporty, you do not need to look far from AP.

 The Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar is often seen on red carpets and some of the world’s top meetings.

Are we beating the drums louder for this model? We will leave you to decide at the end of this article.

 The watch features a stunning brown sunray dial that comes with a rose gold index hour markers and hands.

You will find a finely displayed seconds and minute track in between its applied rose gold index hour markers just around the dial’s perimeter.

What You Should Know About Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar

The Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar has many features you might want to know.

The Calendar sub-registers have a white printed typeface that tells the day, date day , and a leap year indication seen at the center of its 12 o’clock sub-dial. It appears a little darker brown

In addition, the watch’s moon phase is shown in glowing color at its 6 o’clock position. The functions of the calendar can be adjusted through its recessed pushers seen on the case side.

The Case

The Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar has a 41mm 18kt rose gold case. It measures in thickness 9.1mm that is considered as slender for this type of perpetual calendar watch.

The watch is small enough that a user can tuck it away under his sleeve. However, the thickness makes it feel like a serious luxury and expensive watch that it is designed to become.

The watch has lugs with a brushed finish on the case sides and the lugs’ side, and a polished fixed bezel.

Why Should You Use a Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar?

The transparent sapphire case back of the Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar is held with six screws; three screen on its top and three on its bottom.

This displays the in-house caliber magnificence.

Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar

The Movement

The Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar movement shows a partially skeletonized solid gold automatic winding rotor and an ornately engraved.

The watch’s rotor features a skeleton frame that shows the letters ‘AP’ and has engraved words that talk about the numerous features of its movement.

Some of the engraved words include “THIRTY-EIGHT (38) JEWELS”, “ADJ TO HEAT COLD FIVE (5) POSITIONS”, “SWISS AUTOMATIC”, and “ISOCHRONISM.”

It also has the Audermars Piguet logo and ornately engraved design elements. The watch’s mechanical movement is powered by the Audemars Piguet caliber 2120/2802.

It has a stunning heartbeat of 2.75Hz or 19,800 and 38-jewel self-winding caliber with 343 parts, a +/- 40-hour power reserve. This makes the watch a rare breed in its class.

You can find other engravings around its case back like  ‘Jules Audemars’ engraved in a recessed rounded and curved rectangle.

The Strap

The Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar strap is designed with dark brown alligator leather that is thicker at its top, where it connects to the watch’s lugs.

The strap tapers down towards its buckle and comes with a soft calf leather layer just on the band’s back. This makes it comfortable to wear.

AP used brown stitching on the strap and has it fastened with a polished 18kt rose gold deployant (folding) buckle to the wrist.

The design looks like a partially skeletonized Audermars Piguet logo.

Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar

The Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar Extra Perk

The Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar features a huge gorgeously lacquered AP winder box that is powered by a battery. This box keeps the watch tightly wound to be worn any time.

With the winder, your Jules Audemars Perpetual Calendar will keep it accurate at all time.   This watch is not about bling, but craftsmanship and horology.

We told you that this watch is very expensive. The retail price starts from $62,000. Nevertheless, you can get a huge discount for something less with a 5-year warranty from AP.

It gives users a two years plus an additional three years when the user registers it with the brand.

 

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