Audemars Piguet Creates Limited Edition Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Hong Kong

In order to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Hong Kong, Audemars Piguet launched a limited edition timepiece of the Tradition collection.

Audemars Piguet was founded 137 years ago and has enjoyed a synergistic partnership with the Hong Kong Jockey Club for the sponsorship of the AP QEII Cup race since 1999. The cup has a literally regal history, founded in 1975 to mark a visit to Hong Kong by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip.

The Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup 2012 wristwatch took design cues from a vintage custom-shaped pocket watch and features distinctive cushion-shaped 18-carat pink gold case. The plush case is coupled with the white lacquered dial and pink gold applied Arabic numerals and hands and gives the timepiece an elegant and clean aesthetic.

Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup 2012 Tradition
Model Number: 15334OR.OO.A092CR.01
Limited edition of 100 pieces
Movement
Selfwinding Manufacture Calibre 2120
Power reserve: up to 40 hours
Cadence of the balance: 19,800 vibrations per hour
Functions
Hours and minutes
Case
18-carat pink gold case
Glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback engraved with the Audemars Piguet QE II CUP 2012 – Limited Edition
Water-resistance: 20 m
Dial
White lacquered dial
Pink gold applied Arabic numerals and hands
Bracelet
Hand-stitched “large square scale” brown crocodile strap with 18-carat pink gold pin buckle

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