Tag Archives: Audemars Piguet

Vintage Eye for the Perpetual Calendar: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

About a year ago, I began writing the “Vintage Eye for theModern Guy” series in an effort to spotlight some of the historical influences behind many of the world’s most popular watches. My subjects have ranged from complete re-creations of vintage models by some brands to contemporary re-interpretations by others; we have covered the good,… Read More »

Featured Watch Omega Speedmaster Vintage:Racing Pedigree In Excellent Value

In 1996, the first version of the featured watch Omega Speedmaster Schumacher in his Kerpen kart track in Germany revealed that Mr. Schumacher. It came with a red or yellow dial (celebrating the first year of Mr. Schumacher driving a Ferrari), and a red or yellow leather strap or steel bracelet choose choose. Production ran… Read More »

Top 10 Watch Icons

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 20, 2014Tags: Audemars Piguet, Cult Watches, Icons If you are a regular reader of Fratello Watches you probably know that I love iconic watches. The terms ‘watch icons’ and ‘cult watches’ are used to refer to those timepieces that – most of the time – have been around for… Read More »

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 42

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Jan 21, 2014Tags: 26470, Audemars Piguet, Chronograph, Offshore, Royal Oak Offshore, Safari, SIHH You know we love the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak collection so you are probably not surprised by the fact that we will give it some fresh SIHH 2014 attention now. While the Royal Oak Offshore models like… Read More »

Pre-SIHH 2014 News – The New Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Nov 28, 2013Tags: Audemars Piguet, Concept, GMT, Royal Oak, SIHH2014, Tourbillon In 2002, Audemars Piguet introduced their first Royal Oak Concept watch to celebrate the 30th birthday of the famous Royal Oak. Made out of Alacrite 602, which is an alloy of cobalt, chrome, tungsten, carbon, silicon and steel. The… Read More »

Watch Spotting At Gumball 3000 In Copenhagen

5Posted by Bert Buijsrogge on May 23, 2013Tags: Audemars Piguet, Copenhagen, Gumball, Hublot, Linde Werdelin, Rally, Richard Mille, Rolex Gumball 3000 Anniversary Edition Fratellowatches was present on the Gumball 3000 grid in Copenhagen last weekend. With Hublot being the official sponsor for this 15th anniversary edition it was definitely not the only brand on the… Read More »

Rory McIlroy Leaves Audemars Piguet And Joins OMEGA

2Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Apr 08, 2013Tags: Aqua Terra, Audemars Piguet, Golf, OMEGA, Rory McIlroy, Royal Oak, Seamaster, Stephen Urquhart Golfer Rory McIlroy (we featured him here in the past) just signed up with OMEGA and left Audemars Piguet. OMEGA immediately captured him in an advertisement for the Aqua Terra collection, which they link… Read More »

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication 44mm – SIHH 2013

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Feb 27, 2013Tags: Audemars Piguet, Chronograph, Grande Complication, Minute Repeater, Offshore, Royal Oak, SIHH2013, Tourbillon Royal Oak Offshore Audemars Piguet’s most popular collection is without a doubt the Royal Oak. Even more precise, the Royal Oak Offshore collection. This more sporty version of the traditional Royal Oak watches, was introduced… Read More »

Audemars Piguet Tradition Tourbillon Minute Repeater Chronograph (Ref 26564)

1Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Feb 11, 2013Tags: Audemars Piguet, Chronograph, Minute Repeater, SIHH, Tourbillon, Tradition The Audemars Piguet Tradition Tourbillon Minute Repeater Chronograph (reference 26564) is one of those watches that will never be in my financial reach, but nevertheless very enjoyable to see and to try on my wrists. It is one of… Read More »