Category: Audemars Piguet

  • Audemars Piguet releases new Royal Oak Dual-Time

    Audemars Piguet recently released a new dial for their Royal Oak Dual-Time watch. The old model has been discontinued and so far the new version comes in one variation: a blue dial with a blue alligator leather strap. Although, we suspect more variations are coming at SIHH 2017 or later next year. Maybe even a […]

  • The Making Of Audemars Piguet’s “Grand Tapisserie” Motif Dial

    This video depicts the production of the Audemars Piguet’s beautiful “Grand Tapisserie” dial. It shows the machines that perform the guillochage of the Royal Oak’s dial, resulting in the signature weaving pattern that forms the square and lozenge motif that the brand has been famous for since 1972. “The brass dial is engraved by a […]

  • Introducing The Newest Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Extra-Thin

    Introduced in January at SIHH, the Jules Audemars Extra-Thin now comes with a beautiful new silvered guilloché dial. The 18K pink gold case is 41 mm in diameter and a mere 6.7 mm thick with alternating brushed and polished finishes. It is an elegant time only dress watch, with just hours and minutes displayed by […]

  • REVIEW: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41

    Fullscreen Introduction Designed by Gérald Genta (1931-2011) in 1972, the Royal Oak was the first steel luxury wristwatch. Over the past four decades, it has become the icon of the storied Swiss manufacture — Audemars Piguet. Located in the Vallée de Joux, and still in the hands of the founding families, AP sits among an […]

  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James Limited Edition

    Audemars Piguet has just announced an official watch named after their NBA brand ambassador Lebron James — the Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James Limited Edition. It is presented in a 44 mm 18K pink gold Offshore case, with a titanium bezel and black ceramic crown and pushers. Pink gold and grey rubber are used for […]

  • Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon

    This is a preview of the Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon that Audemars Piguet will officially unveil at SIHH 2014 in January. The original Royal Oak Concept was launched in 2002, and there have been a number of subsequent updates that followed. This year’s model features a white ceramic bezel, crown and pusher — with […]

  • Hands-On with Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Openworked Extra Thin Rose Gold

    Following up the Royal Oak Openworked Extra Thin in platinum that was released in 2012 to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the iconic Royal Oak, Audemars Piguet released an 18K rose gold version of the same watch at SIHH 2014. It comes in the classic Royal Oak Extra-Thin case that measures 39 mm by 8.04 […]

  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak A-Series Video Review

    In this video, Steve Hallock of TickTocking, gives an excellent breakdown of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ref. 5402 A-Series. This is a mint condition example of the original Royal Oak from 1972, powered by caliber 2121. It doesn’t get much better than this.

  • Casing up a Royal Oak

    This video shows the process of casing up of the legendary Royal Oak case. Produced by Audemars Piguet.

  • SIHH 2016: Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked

    Introducing the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked, which debuted today in Geneva, at SIHH. Audemars Piguet has been a master of the intricate process of skeletonization since the 1930s. Today, they still perform the filing, decoration, and finishing the same way they did back then: by hand. The reasons for this are […]

  • Royal Oak Extra-Thin in yellow gold

    The famous Royal Oak timepiece was first introduced by Audemars Piguet in 1972, exclusively in stainless steel. Following the now legendary model’s success, the first yellow gold version of the Royal Oak was produced in 1977. That model came in the same 39 mm “Jumbo” case as the original stainless steel reference 5402 “A series,” […]

  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph

    At the upcoming Watches & Wonders fair in Hong Kong, which takes place from September 29th to October 2nd, Audemars Piguet will officially unveil a new limited edition Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph that has a peripheral oscillating weight that’s visible through the dial. This limited edition version of the Royal Oak Offshore comes in […]