A Review of Audemars Piguet’s Starwheel Revisiting the Wandering Hours

Inspired by the 16th-century astrolabe, Audemars Piguet is proud to present its new Starwheel and Wandering Hours watch. This timeless and unique piece is crafted with intricate detailing that takes you back in time, offering a unique and exclusive experience unlike any other.

Introduction to the Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Starwheel

The Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Starwheel and Wandering Hours watch is a stunning piece of craftsmanship that pays homage to the 16th-century astrolabe. Featuring an intricate Skeleton movement, which consists of two classic hands plus a jumping hour hand that creates an ever-changing display of time from hour to hour, this modern interpretation combines sophisticated haute horlogerie with a unique sense of constructed composition and style.

Revisiting the Wandering Hours 

This mesmerizing movement found in the Audemars Piguet Starwheel and Wandering Hours watch brings to life the complexity of a timeless piece from history. With perfect attention to detail, this revisiting of the 16th-century astrolabe features an intricate Skeleton movement that consists of two classic hands plus a jumping hour hand. The combination allows for a constantly changing display of time from hour to hour, making this modern interpretation a stunning and sophisticated addition to any watch collection.

Design and Technical Features of the Starwheel Movement  

The Starwheel movement found in the Audemars Piguet Starwheel and Wandering Hours watch is an incredible combination of both technical and artful design. With its intricate inner-workings, the movement includes two blued steel hands for minutes and hours, along with a third pink gold hand that serves as a jumping hour indicator. It is beautifully decorated with beveled bridges and adorned with côtes de Genève finishing. The complexity of its mechanism offers eye-catching intricacy and perfect functionality, making it a timeless addition to any watch collection.

French Artist: Ugo Gattoni

Ugo Gattoni, a French master artist and ambassador of the Maison Audemars Piguet, created the unique dial interpretation for the Starwheel Revisiting the Wandering Hours watch. His vision shines through in this design with his captivating artwork that is enriched by impressive craftsmanship. The result is mesmerizing and continues to be a classic piece in Audemars Piguet’s esteemed collection.

Luxury Craftsmanship of the Starwheel Timepiece 

True to Audemars Piguet’s high standards, the Starwheel Revisiting the Wandering Hours timepiece is crafted from only the finest materials. The case is constructed from 18-carat, rose gold and its internal components are all made from stainless steel, providing durability and resilience. The translucent black sapphire crystal allows for a clearer view into Ugo Gattoni’s intricate artwork and helps protect the watch from external elements.