As for the dial, it demonstrates an opaline vertical satin-brushed finish. It is completed with perfectly finished "Cathedrale" hands and Breguet-style Arabic numerals in pink gold. The pointers for small seconds, day, date, month, and leap year are crafted in blued steel.
The zest of the timepiece
dial is a cutout at 9 o'clock for a classical moon phase indicator that reflects the motions of the Moon through a 29 1/2 day cycle. The minute repeater function is activated with help of a slide piece positioned on the left side of the case. The minute repeater chimes the hours, quarter hours, and individual minutes on two gongs.
The case-back of the Audemars Piguet Tradition Perpetual Calendar Minute Repeater watch is produced from sapphire crystal and allows to admire the sophistication of the hand-wound Caliber 2855, composed of 435 hand-finished parts. The movement, with a balance frequency of 18,000 vibrations per hour, offers an advantage of 30-hour power-reserve. It boasts bridges decorated with Cotes de Geneve and anglage finishes, beveled screws, jewels, and repeater hammers with a perfect specular polish.
The Audemars Piguet Tradition Perpetual Calendar Minute Repeater watch, reviewed by Watches.InfoNIAC.com, goes on a hand-sewn alligator leather strap fitted with an 18K gold or platinum buckle.