AP Royal Oak
The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak line of watches was introduced in 1972. It was named after a trio of warships that were inspired by the name of a hollowed-out oak tree that King Charles II once hid to escape his enemies. The Royal Oak was the first stainless steel luxury sports watch, a revolutionary design at the time. It was created by designer Gerald Genta, and it had features such as an octagonal shape (imitating the porthole of a ship) and hexagonal screws that gave it a unique look and feel.
While some would suggest that such an unorthodox design was a gamble when the watch was first introduced to the public, the gamble paid off big time for Audemars Piguet. The model was not only a successful move for the brand. It also proved that a good design can come any form. The Royal Oak is one of the most admired AP watches and it accounts for well over half of Audemar’s total sales.
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chrono Rose Gold White26320OR.OO.1220OR.02
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph Rose Gold Black26320OR.OO.1220OR.01
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph Rose Gold Blue26331OR.OO.1220OR.01
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chrono Yellow Gold Blue26320BA.OO.1220BA.02
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked15407OR.OO.1220OR.01