Piaget watches are known for their superior quality and the Altiplano series really does add that touch of class! This week we are going to look at this stunning luxury watch collection..
The Piaget Altiplano collection is known for having beautifully elegant ultra-thin watches. We especially love the Piaget Altiplano ref. G0A39106 34mm. It has a 18K white gold case, silver dial, thin hands and 72-cut diamond bezel, making it understated but extremely sophisticated. The Altiplano watch integrates a calendar and is the thinnest watch in the world in its category.
We know that many luxury watches are worn by both men and women, and the Piaget Altiplano watch collection is also unisex. In 1957, Piaget watches created the world's thinnest mechanical movement, known as calibre 9P, with a thickness of only 2mm. Since then Piaget has been popular around the world. The Altiplano collection began in 1988 and has never changed from being a stunning, ultra-thin dress watch.
Ultra-thin and more subtle on the wrist
Let’s be honest, many men and women take the plunge to invest their hard-earned money in a very flashy, luxury timepiece. It is for some, a status symbol. Of course many believe the bigger, more expensive watches are better to impress. A prestigious brand is held in high esteem with luxury watch lovers, and are recognised by people who appreciate details of high quality. However it is important to appreciate watches that are a little more subtle on the wrist. Luxury watch brands such as Rolex and Panerai have a rich history in oversized sports watches, however there has been a shift in the popularity of this over the last few years. Whilst women have generally moved to the more masculine, larger timepiece, many men have favoured brands that have created much thinner cases, just like Piaget.
Introducing a sea of colour
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of its iconic Altiplano watch, Piaget has introduced an amazing colour full of colour to celebrate. The seven pieces in the anniversary series range in size from 34mm to 43mm, and again can be both for men and women. The ref.G0A42100 is an amazing pink colour, an there are also 40mm watches in brilliant blue, grey or green. These are extremely special editions and are definitely collectors’ pieces!
Piaget Altiplano - the perfect gift!
We think a Piaget Altiplano is the perfect for gift for someone special. They scream out luxury! We currently have the a stunning Piaget diamond Altiplano watch here at Armour Winston. Save a staggering £19,000 on this truly sensational 18ct white gold Piaget Altiplano dual face watch with diamond bezel. It has a highly unusual 'hinged' case, which reveals a second watch face with subsidiary movement. The Piaget UK retail price is £46,000 and we have never seen this model before in store!
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