Tag Archives: Royal Oak

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 »

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 »

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 »

Featured On Un Jour Une Montre

1Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Mar 04, 2013Tags: Royal Oak, unJOURuneMONTRE French blogger Jean-Sébastien Volpé of un JOUR une MONTRE (which means something like “a watch per day”) features a different watch every single day. His readers submit a (wrist)shot of their timepiece with a small anecdote or explanation and Jean-Sébastien publishes them on his… 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 Royal Oak 15202ST – A New Version Introduced At SIHH 2012

2Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Jan 17, 2012Tags: 15202, Jumbo, Royal Oak, SIHH2012 The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ‘Jumbo’, or ref.15202ST has always been one of our favorite – perhaps even the favorite – stainless steel luxury sports watches. Designed by Genta, this watch already has seen a lot of coverage here at Fratellowatches (most… Read More »

Audemars Piguet ROC 26300 – One Of My Favorite Watches Explained

3Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Nov 23, 2011Tags: 26300, Chronograph, piguet, Royal Oak Exactly one year ago, I bought an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph (also nick named ‘ROC’) ref.26300 to accompany my precious Royal Oak ‘Jumbo’ ref.15202. I added the ROC because I missed the thicker bracelet and case of the Royal Oak ‘Date’ ref.15300 I… Read More »