The designer of the iconic Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak and the Omega’s Seamaster Constellation. He was 80 years old and left an indelible mark on the luxury steel market.

The timepiece genius was 80 years old and was born in Geneva in May 1931.

Among his pieces is the Gerald Genta Octo Granda Sonnerie Tourbillion, which features four gongs and rings out the Westminster Quarters tune every hour.

via Watchshop

By John Biggs

John lives in Brooklyn and has loved watches since he got his first Swatch Irony automatic in 1998. He is the editor of WristWatchReview.

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