Piaget Piaget Altiplano New Limited Edition Watch

In 1957, Piaget launched a super-thin watch that subverted the watchmaking world, reinterpreting the definition of elegance. A slim case like never before, combined with a simple dial, achieves an elegant and subtle shape. A generation of legendary watches was born, and immediately rose to the hallowed status of watchmaking. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of this watchmaking paradigm, Piaget presents the 2017 Piaget Altiplano Limited Edition watch series, which reproduces extraordinary contemporary masterpieces.

Piaget global brand ambassador Ryan Reynolds wears Piaget Altiplano 60th anniversary watch

The legendary watch born of the watchmaking revolution
Piaget has been inextricably linked to ultra-thin watchmaking since it was founded in La Côte-aux-Fées in the Jurassic Mountains of Switzerland in 1874. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the brand has been active as an ultra-thin accessories expert on the product list of major suppliers. Valentin Piaget continued the brand’s bold and innovative family tradition, in 1957, it revolutionized the watchmaking world. Its 9P hand-wound ultra-thin movement made a stunning appearance at the Basel Watch Fair, creating a legend in an instant. The thickness of the 9P movement is only two millimeters. Its noble and elegant shape and structure, excellent performance and reliable performance are widely respected by all walks of life. The diameter of the 20.5 mm diameter dial also presents a new watchmaking aesthetic, which outlines a smooth, beautiful and thin appearance. Three years later, in 1960, the third generation of Piaget’s founder launched the 12P movement, setting a new historical peak. This self-winding ultra-thin movement is only 2.3 mm thick. It uses an eccentric miniature automatic oscillating weight in 24K gold to break through the slim limit and bring out the best winding power of the spring. On April 27, 1960, the Journal de Genève published an article praising the 12P movement, saying: ‘In the past, creating a 2.3 mm thin automatic winding movement was nothing short of magical. Piaget Piaget’s entire R & D team in La Côte-aux-Fées writes a legendary chapter in the history of watchmaking, continues the brand’s innovative spirit, and promotes the pioneering technology research and development in the industry. It is proud of it. Then, he boldly set the direction for the two movements, using the 12P movement for men’s watches, while the 9P movement was installed on both men’s and women’s watches. As an expert in ultra-thin watches, Piaget Piaget has become a model of innovation.
Extraordinary aesthetic standards
Piaget’s two revolutionary movements, focusing on their ultra-thin fashion taste, created a new vocabulary for clock design. Especially when the brand announced that it would focus on the use of precious materials: gold and platinum for watchmaking, it also brought ultra-thin design into another new realm. Under the creative dial and case, the thin movement lines are neat and sharp, highlighting Piaget’s unique style. Piaget’s ultra-thin watch symbolizes the classic craftsmanship of the watchmaking industry. It reflects the original and harmonious proportion, and the flawless and pure appearance exudes a low-key and simple elegance. The large dial continues the delicate aesthetics of the case, embodying timeless simplicity and elegance. The single and double line time stamps alternate with each other, the lines are slender, and they are particularly low-key and charming. The slim Barton pointer hour markers travel back and forth, echoing the understated and subtle aesthetics. Piaget ultra-thin watches are known for their perfect ergonomic design. They instantly revealed intoxicating charm, and sought after celebrities in pursuit of simplicity and connotation. They were successively followed by Alain Delon and the new Piaget in the early 1960s The global brand ambassador Ryan Reynolds wears it, perfectly interpreting the elegance of the watch.
Although the Piaget ultra-thin watch is extremely simple in appearance, it subtly hides the exquisite clockwork, including the ring Geneva wave pattern, the chamfered bridge, the ring-shaped corrugated main plate and the blue steel screws. From initial development to polishing, every production process of Altiplano watches is carried out in a high-level workshop. The workshop brings together many watchmaking techniques of the brand to ensure that Piaget’s tradition of excellence is maintained.

Piaget Altiplano Automatic 43 mm Watch (G0A42105)

Declaration of elegance in ultra-thin watches
In the 1960s, Piaget’s ultra-thin series used the watch of the international elite as its advertising slogan. For decades afterwards, the collection has evolved and perfected. When pop culture became popular, the colors of hard ruby, tiger’s eye, lapis lazuli, coral, malachite, onyx and emerald were rendered on the dial. Bezels and lugs in white and gold are embellished with delicate “Clous de Paris” guilloche patterns or diamonds. Whether wearing a double-breasted suit in the 1970s, putting a twisted dice in a briefcase, and a business man traveling to and from New York on a passenger plane; or abandoning exaggerated new-generation gentlemen, Piaget ultra-thin watches are an indispensable accessory .
Piaget Altiplano takes its name from the towering Andes Mountains. The endless mountain scenery perfectly echoes the natural beauty of the watch, and it has a subtle and elegant temperament for the new generation pursuing the ultimate aesthetics.
Piaget Altiplano uses a low-key and elegant style to drive the pursuit of ultimate aesthetics, vividly depicting the appearance of the early 21st century. The hollow design exerts light magic, pushing the engraving process of watch components to the extreme. This series boldly launched the Piaget Altiplano Double Jeu double-layer watch, implementing a fun style, changing the traditional design of time display in two places, incorporating the double-case shape. The Altiplano series is constantly changing, adding rich technical elements, including calendar and chronograph functions, without losing the classic slim shape and elegant temperament. In 2014, to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Piaget, the brand presented Piaget Altiplano 900P, which once again shocked the ultra-thin watch industry. The new watch fuses the case and the movement, showing an unparalleled innovative style. The inverted movement design presents the bridge and gear components on the dial, blooming a unique and fascinating charm. The watch is equipped with a hanging hairspring barrel supported by a single splint, which brings a 48-hour power reserve, which is impressive. The Piaget Altiplano 900P watch is suitable for any style of dress, with a buttonhole lapel with two buttons to customize a suit, or a casual look with cashmere sweaters and light shoes, becoming the millennial watch industry Classic image. Piaget Altiplano 900D, launched in 2016, is more studded with dazzling diamonds, embodying Piaget’s Altiplano 900D movement, showing Piaget’s unique technology and elegance, which is the perfect crystallization of the two.
Piaget Altiplano celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2017
Piaget Altiplano has enjoyed a high reputation for many years, exuding extreme elegance. In line with the 60th anniversary of the launch of the watch, Piaget launched a limited edition series exudes a fashionable atmosphere, making men and women who are pursuing innovative concepts love it.
Piaget Altiplano’s new anniversary series lights up colorful life. The groundbreaking design of this series opens up a new horizon and is dedicated to celebrities dedicated to integrating aesthetics into modern life. The ultimate elegant aesthetics, free from all the elements of grandeur, become the symbol of the brand’s extraordinary excellence, and is respected by future generations.
The first two models launched were equipped with manual winding and automatic winding movements respectively, continuing the aesthetic style of the first ultra-thin watch. Among them, the original series of logos, gold hour markers and classic crosses are preserved, paying tribute to the traditional origins of the series. The first limited edition series will be launched in 2017 with a number of new models.

Piaget Altiplano 38 mm manual winding watch (G0A42107)

New classics: Piaget Altiplano Automatic 43 mm (G0A42105) and Piaget Altiplano Manual 38 mm (G0A42107)
The new Piaget Altiplano self-winding and manual winding watches are based on the aesthetic style of Piaget’s first ultra-thin watch, fully displaying the brand’s endless creativity, meeting contemporary needs, and reshaping the classic. Both dials feature a unique Piaget blue, a deep hue between cobalt blue and midnight blue, lined with the sun’s radial engraving, which is both retro and elegant. At the same time, the low-profile blue cross pattern is derived from the Earl Collection style, echoing the classic white gold timescales and slender Button hands, creating a charming visual effect.
The self-winding watch is 43 mm in diameter, highlighting the perfectly harmonious lines of Piaget Altiplano. Piaget updated the word ‘Piaget Automatique’ printed on the first ultra-thin watch to reflect the historical heritage with the implicit ‘A’. In order to pay tribute to this ultra-thin watch with a large dial, Piaget Watchmaking Workshop is specially equipped with a 1200P movement to become the fourth-generation ultra-thin automatic winding movement with a thickness of only 2.35 mm. The movement has undergone a full three-year research and development process and has been quenched into an extraordinary fashion masterpiece. It was launched at the 50th anniversary of the 12P legendary movement development in 2010. It is a bridge between the past and the present, and it also provides the brand with a rich history of watchmaking. pay tribute. The 18K white gold case is inlaid with sapphire crystals, allowing you to appreciate the craftsmanship, such as the beveled bridge decorated with the circular Geneva wave pattern, the ring-shaped corrugated main splint, the satin-polished steel components and the blue steel screws. The self-winding style uses an eccentric miniature automatic rotor with a classic movement, and is equipped with a gold rotor with the Piaget family emblem.
The new Piaget Altiplano has a diameter of 38 mm and is equipped with a 2.1 mm thick 430P movement. It is the second-generation manual-winding movement. It was designed, developed, produced and assembled by Piaget Watchmaking Workshop, continuing the legend of the 9P movement. The 9P movement made its debut in 1957 and is known worldwide for its outstanding design and structure. The 430P movement is widely praised for its exquisite beauty and accuracy, establishing Piaget as the leader in the pursuit of ultra-thin watchmaking. Expertise.
The new Piaget Altiplano self-winding 43mm and manual winding 38mm watches create a sleek and elegant taste with a simple design and classic aesthetics, breaking the inherent style. The launch of the two models marks the official opening of the brand’s 60th anniversary celebration. More exciting events and new models will be introduced in succession to celebrate the excellence of the Piaget Altiplano series.
Technical Parameters
Piaget Altiplano 60th Anniversary Series-43 mm
18K White Gold Watch
Blue alligator strap with 18K white gold pin buckle
Function: hour, minute
Piaget 1200P automatic winding movement
Power reserve: about 44 hours
Vibration frequency: 21,600 times per hour
Number of jewels in the movement: 25
Number of parts: 180
Refined details: ring-shaped Geneva wave pattern, polished round main plate, chamfered bridge, blue steel screws, engraved Piaget family emblem
Limited to 360 pieces
Piaget Altiplano 60th Anniversary Collection-38 mm
18K White Gold Watch
Blue alligator strap with 18K white gold pin buckle
Function: hour, minute
Piaget 430P manual winding movement
Power reserve: about 43 hours
Vibration frequency: 21,600 times per hour
Number of movement gems: 18
Number of parts: 131
Refined details: circular Geneva wave pattern, polished round main plate, chamfered bridge, blue steel screws
Limited to 460 pieces