February 4, 2023

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Consider it or not, the Royal Oak might be formally celebrating its fiftieth anniversary in 2022. To mark this milestone, Audemars Piguet has launched 4 unique timepieces in 18K pink gold and yellow gold, in addition to platinum and metal variations for the brand new “Jumbo” Additional-Skinny.

Changing the Calibre 2121 (one which AP has been utilizing for the Royal Oak since 1972) is the Calibre 7121 that includes a new self-winding hour, minute and date motion.

All 4 38 mm timepieces are a part of the brand new Royal Oak “Jumbo” Additional-Skinny assortment, with further emphasis positioned on the 8.1 mm “jumbo” (reference 16202) case fitted with the Calibre 7121 motion, all with out altering the general aesthetic and measurement.

Created by Audemars Piguet’s professional engineers after 5 years of analysis and improvement, the brand new motion includes a bigger barrel that retains the time exact for longer intervals, along with a low-energy date-setting mechanism.

Different refined components just like the ‘Côtes de Genève’, ‘traits tirés’ and round graining haute horlogerie decorations may also be considered by means of the sapphire case again, including a treasured contact to those fiftieth anniversary timepieces. A noteworthy level contains the open labored oscillating weight in 22-carat gold made to match the color of every case, accompanied by the “50 YEARS” emblem and engraved Audemars Piguet signature usually reserved for sophisticated timepieces.

Eager to seek out out the important thing specs of every timepiece? Nicely, you can begin with the chrome steel model paired with the long-lasting Petite Tapisserie dial within the particular shade of Bleu Nuit, Nuage 50 (or ‘night time blue, cloud 50’).

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra Thin

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra ThinPHOTOS COURTESY OF AUDEMARS PIGUET

The following two in 18K pink and yellow gold every include smoky gray and smoked yellow-gold tones respectively. The result’s a shimmery impact on the Petite Tapisserie dial, complemented with gold hour markers for a really treasured contact.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra ThinPHOTO COURTESY OF AUDEMARS PIGUET

The fourth and ultimate design is probably the most unique of all of them, coming in a 950 platinum case and bracelet with the smoked inexperienced dial atop the sunburst base sample. This particular hue is created by including green-coloured drops on the protecting varnish, additional accentuated by the smoky impact on the periphery to create further depth.

The primary Royal Oak in platinum made its debut within the Nineteen Eighties, and it continues to be produced solely in restricted portions with unique dials for the valuable steel immediately. These items are able to be found at Audemars Piguet boutiques in Liat Towers and Marina Bay Sands, in addition to The Hour Glass at Paragon Buying Centre.

For extra data, do go to AUDEMARSPIGUET.com 

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