2013 Piaget Altiplano Collection – Elegant Ultra-thin Timepieces

The main attraction at SIHH 2013 from the fashionable Swiss watch and movement maker, Piaget was definitely brand’s Altiplano collection of elegant ultra-thin timepieces. Round or square, for him or for her, in white or rose gold, all Piaget Altiplano timepieces are equipped with Manufacture Piaget ultra-thin movements for an unmatched discretion.

Piaget Altiplano Date Watch
Piaget Altiplano Date Watch

With its Altiplano collection, Piaget continues to push back the limits of micromechanics by achieving two new records in the field of ultra-thin watches: thanks to its micro-rotor principle, that of the thinnest self-winding mechanical movement on the market measuring just 2.35 mm thick; and that of the thinnest watch in its category, with a thickness of 5.25 mm.

New 40mm wide Piaget Altiplano Date Watch is an enhanced version of Altiplano 43 Automatic that came out a few years ago. The size is down to 40mm wide from 43mm and Piaget added a date complication. This is owing to the automatic caliber 1205P which is a mere 3 mm while the case is of only a 6.36 mm thickness.

One more stunning model is Piaget Altiplano Skeleton Gem-set Watch in 18k white gold with a 40mm case set in about 1.9 cts. of 216 brilliant-cut diamonds. The Altiplano features a Manufacture Piaget 838D ultra-thin hand-wound, gem-set mechanical movement, also in 18k white gold. The movement is also set with 174 diamonds along with 8 black cabochons, completing the look and feel of this beautiful timepiece from Piaget.

Piaget Altiplano Skeleton Watch
Piaget Altiplano Skeleton Watch

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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