The Audemars Piguet, the Swiss watch manufacturing company has its roots in the watch industry since 1874. They have introduced many outstanding models of watches which have hit the market and have met with a lot of success.
Royal Oak is one such model which was introduced about 40 years ago and is popular even to this day. Royal Oak offshore models like Safari, Navy, Bumblebee, Themes are some of the popular men’s watches which are in great demand throughout the world. Royal Oak is one of the pride possessions of men.
At the recently concluded Salon International de la Haue Horlogerie (SIHH), which was an exhibition of watches, Audemars Piguet has introduced some of the outstanding models Jules Audemars series.
In addition to this, they have also introduced some new versions of Offshore Royal Oak Chronograph Collections. Audemars Piguet received highest number of visitors at the exhibition.
Unique Features of Royal Oak
There are many watches which actually replicates the Royal Oak’s design. However, the unique feature of Audemars Piguet Royal Oak is that it has hexagonal screws in its bezel and these screws are distinctly polished. The bezel of the Royal Oak has eight such screws. The stainless steel case of this watch measures 44 mm. The case is also made of pink gold or forged carbon. The bezel and the pushers are made of ceramic.
Even the pushers are so elegantly designed that it has enhanced the aesthetic beauty of the watch. The pushers in the present model are attached to the case and are supported by four screws which are hexagonal in shape.
In addition to this, the pushers are given rectangular shape and this design has actually made the watch to look stunningly stylish. Both pushers and the crown guards are satin brushed with polished finish which is actually the traditional appearance of Royal Oak model which is popular even to this day. Royal Oak series are known for its pleasant dial. The Signature dial ‘Mega Tapisserie’ in Audemars Piguet Royal Oak is the most preferred models amongst Royal Oak lovers.
Royal Oak New Features
Audemars Piguet’s “Mega Tapisserie” signature dial is a feast for the eyes; it has small, red colored hour and minute totalizer hands, that lend the watch a distinct glitter. The second hand is located in the centre and even this is red in color. The hour and the minute hand are prominently displayed so that the user does not find any difficulty in consulting his watch. The black case of Royal Oak 94 is so designed that the user can look at the base caliber of the hour, second easily.
This was not the case in earlier models. Actually, in earlier models of Royal Oak, the user had to look at the base caliber through a magnifying glass attached to the dial. The glass and the case of the present model Royal Oak is scratch proof and the entire watch is water proof. The Royal Oak model is popular for its hardness and its resistance to weather and water.
The stainless steel model is priced $28,100 and the forged carbon model is priced $31,100. The pink gold model is priced $52,100. It is worth investing in Royal Oak and you will certainly love to wear this immaculately beautiful watch.