30 May '13, 5pm

Accurate Timing @rolandgarros - 'Savoir-Faire' by @DjokerNole - #RG13

Accurate Timing @rolandgarros - 'Savoir-Faire' by @DjokerNole - #RG13

One-fifth of a second accuracy takes years to master. It is to this day one of the most sophisticated complications in the watchmaking mechanism and one of the hardest to perfect. Several construction types have been developed, but the most prestigious and spectacular one is the column-wheel chronograph. The column wheel is a strategic component that pilots chronograph starting, stopping and resetting operations, and does so with a minimum force to avoid wear. An Audemars Piguet First 1858 A pocket chronograph with jumping-seconds hand is handmade by Louis Audemars.

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