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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore watches new additions to the Royal Oak Offshore family for 2020 encompass a choice of precious metals and materials

How enlightening it would be to turn back the clock to 1972, when Audemars Piguet and mythical watch designer Gerald Genta were producing the Royal Oak watch. Were they all anxious about launching a timepiece that would eventually become not just a new genre but the defining genre of this post-quartz era Who, at the… Read More »

The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Gold Hands-On Watch

One of my all-time favorite watches is the Royal Oak. It is actually one of the models that got me into mechanical watches in the mid-1990s. Love at first sight, you could say, and as you know that is something to cherish. However, these watches come at a certain price and with those perpetual annual… Read More »

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding

Royal Oak Selfwinding The word “audacious“ is invoked far too often in the world of watches, and though the Royal Oak may seem tame by today’s standards, it was truly audacious when it debuted in 1972. It was a precious timepiece in a non-precious metal, carrying a luxury price. Over the years, AP left well-enough… Read More »