In WatchBox+ing Episode 4, we compare two eye-catching men’s luxury watches, the Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars and the Patek Philippe Calatrava Moonphase. Both luxury timepieces share common components including excellent craftsmanship and superb attention to detail but each one offers its own unique features. These features are what will likely make one stand out more from the other with regard your personal taste and style.
Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars
The Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars luxury watch has a classic and versatile style. It’s the type of watch that can be worn to the office or out for a night on the town. The Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars has an 18-karat pink gold 41mm case with a fixed 18-karat pink gold bezel and brown alligator leather strap.
Additional attractive features of this dual-time watch model include a silver dial complete with gold tone index hour markers and hands, date subdial at the 2, flame fusion scratch resistant crystal, and automatic movement with 38-hour power reserve. The Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars watch also has a water resistance level of 20m.
Patek Philippe Calatrava Moonphase
The Patek Philippe Calatrava Moonphase luxury watch is also classic in styling. This beautiful timepiece has an 18-karat rose gold 38.5mm case with fixed 18-karat rose gold bezel and brown crocodile leather strap with 18-karat rose gold buckle.
Other excellent features of the Patek Philippe Calatrava Moonphase include an annual calendar, Moonphase function, sapphire crystal, automatic movement, and 45-hour power reserve. This watch also has a water resistance level of 30m.
Choosing Between the Audemars Piguet and the Patek Philippe
Both the Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars watch and the Patek Philippe Calatrava Moonphase watch have similar features and offer an upscale watch option for watch lovers to buy. When comparing the two, if you’re conscious of price, the Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars retails for approximately $15,000 less than the Patek Philippe Calatravra Moonphase. However, you can find a good deal on new and used watches in both categories.
For style considerations, both have unique gold materials, pink gold and rose gold, with brown straps, so they have similar styles. If you want a watch that has a larger case, the Audemars Piguet might be more to your liking. And, if you’re interested in a higher level of water resistance, the Patek Philippe might be a better option for you.
Whichever watch you choose, the Audemars Piguet or the Patek Philippe, you can’t go wrong with your final decision as both watches have excellent craftsmanship and welcome features.
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