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This watch used to be “the doorstop of high society.”

Today, I’d like to talk about a watch that you all know, but probably don’t know much about: the Franck Muller yacht.

Franck Muller, in previous years, has been known as “replica Franck Muller watches“, in folk simply shortened to “Muller”. Later, Franck Muller officially changed its Chinese name to “Famulan”. The reason why I say we all know each other, but may not go deeper, is because the Famulan has a large circulation in domestic folklore, you players have all seen. But there are very few media to introduce the details of the watch and the specifics, even the information on the official website of Franck Muller, so I would like to say a few words.

Franck Muller Vanguard Series V45 Yacht

How did Famulan become popular?

When I was first introduced to watches, about 10 years ago, Famulan was very famous at the time. It was because of the Grand Complication that Famulan became famous. The Mega Series Grand Complication, a watch movement with 1,483 parts and 36 functions, was one of the most complicated watches in the watch world at that time. In addition, Famulan was also famous for its crazy time and oversized tourbillon. In addition, Famulan revived the tonneau-shaped case that was popular in the 1920s, making the regular three-hand models highly recognizable and instantly popular in the watchmaking world. It was worn by many of the most famous and wealthy people of the time, giving it the nickname “the battering ram of high society” (a reference to the social environment of the time).

A few years ago, Famulan had a store in China World Trade Phase 3, I also went there to try on watches, but it was closed down and replaced by another jewelry store. Now there is no Famulan store in Beijing, but there is in Shanghai. The good news is that Famulan has a relatively large circulation in China and there is no difficulty in buying a watch. At the same time, I also want to say that Famulan in circulation in the country a lot of models, like the yacht, Long Island, alligator are common models. There is also a large number of post-diamond modified watches. Among them, the V45 Yacht is a very beautiful and popular watch of Famulan.

Franck Muller Mega complex watch movement

Not only Rolex, many watch brands have “yacht” series, Famulan also have “yacht”, the domestic general called V45 yacht.V45 yacht, in fact, is one of the Famulan Vanguard series, is Famulan’s “Sport watch”. Famulan has been using the iconic huge tonneau-shaped case since 1991 (Famulan also has round and square watches). In the 1920s, these tonneau-shaped cases used to be very popular, as Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin had similar watches. Famulan was the first modern watchmaker to make the tonneau shape a hit (followed, of course, by Richard Mille, etc.).

A major feature of the Famulan tonneau type is the huge curved case, case and mirror. Because it’s a sports watch, a crown guard bridge extends over the side of the case. The case has no lugs, and the head and strap are integrated into one piece. The case is a sandwich construction, with the strap clamped in the center. The Famulan Yacht is a steel case, measuring 44 mm and 12.8 mm thick, but the actual size is very large, the watch has a length of 53.7 mm, it is a very large watch, people with small hands can easily hold it, for people with large hands. Plus, the case is fully polished, the hand is very conspicuous.

Franck Muller Yacht Oversized Tourbillon

Another feature of the Famulan watch is the runaway dial design. The large numerals flare outwards, and the hour markers come with luminescence, which is not only sharp, but also huge in size. The V45 Yacht has a more intricate dial decoration than the other watches in the Vanguard collection. The watch face is decorated with a compass on the inner ring and in the center. The outer compass is blue and the central compass is white, with huge white numerals, it has a strong contrast and is very cool. The outer rim of the dial is also decorated with numbers for the Earth’s longitude and latitude in the southeast and northwest, and the calendar window is located at the 6 o’clock position on the dial. The whole dial is very luxurious. The whole dial is very luxurious, which confirms the phrase “luxury on the surface of the water is more luxurious than under the surface of the water” (referring to the yacht-themed watches, which are more luxurious than diving watches, such as the difference between a Rolex steel-cased yacht and a steel-cased water ghost).

The movement of a Famulan watch is always rarely mentioned. With the exception of complicated watches, tourbillons, etc., Famulan mainly uses universal movements. The big three hands in the Famulan Vanguard series use the FM2800 movement, the Famulan reworked ETA 2892 movement. It has an oscillation frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour and a power of 42 hours. Famulan’s regular collection (other than complicated watches) has always been about design, plus the watches are opaque, but according to the information, Famulan has also done a good job of refinishing the movement, even though it is a general-purpose movement. There are Côtes de Genève, pearl-grained decoration, the bridges are beveled, while the screws that can be seen have been blued, including the automatic gyroscope. The level of movement decoration is still relatively high (although 2892 was used). Also Famulan uses the soprod A10 movement (also a universal movement) on some watches.

When it comes to Famulan, you can’t avoid the “back diamond”. To be honest, because a Faimulan watch is so well suited to diamonds, the huge case, dial, hour markers and diamonds are quite “trench”. The original diamond-set model, needless to say, the public price of more than 300,000 to 600,000 (depending on the number of diamonds), is too high. So many people just buy a steel case model and take it to set their own diamonds. To make a joke, Famulan circulated in the country “after diamond” watches, more than not set diamonds. As for the folk “back diamond”, the quality of the “back diamond” has its highs and lows. I can’t say it’s not good. A southern brother, I made a “diamond” Famulan, “diamond” also spent a lot of money, from the case to the dial, do the starry sky, the final effect is very good. I said it was a nightclub essential, wearing the most beautiful boy. It’s up to the individual to choose, I just remind you, for their own unfamiliar with the “diamond” watch, before starting, to do a good job testing.

Famulan is a watch that started out as a complicated watch, and today, there are still complicated watches like the Crazy Time and the Oversized Tourbillon that are unique to Famulan. But because cool models like the V45 Yacht, Long Island, and the Big Alligator are so eye-catching, many people overlook the fact that Famulan is actually a brand that makes complicated watches as well.

The public price of the steel-cased V45 Yacht of Famulan is 79,000, and like some of the carbon fiber ones in the Vanguard series, the public price will be a little higher. This metric price is relatively high among the steel case big three needles of mainstream watches. But taking into account the domestic circulation of Famulan quantity is more, under the discount, exchange rate, secondary market and other factors, the actual price is also possible (depending on the individual situation). The Famulan is one of the most personalized watches on the market. Veteran players, especially the mainstream brands have played once, Famulan can try.

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How about a Frank Muller watch? How’s the Frank Muller watch?

About Frank Mueller

replica Franck Muller watches , from Geneva, Switzerland, is one of the world’s most famous brands of fine watches and the object of admiration for countless celebrities of both sexes. Although it is considered a classic brand in the watch industry, Franck Muller has always enjoyed combining watchmaking expertise with unlimited creativity. Such as the sensational CRAZY HOURS – you’d think Franck Muller was joking if you hadn’t seen it in person! The Crazy Hours definitely lives up to its name, as the Arabic numerals on the Crazy Hours dial defy the laws of dials. The tonneau-shaped dial still has the 12 ART DECO-style Arabic numerals aligned on it, but the numerals are not arranged clockwise from 1 to 12. However, the time is not difficult to read.

  Franck MullerFranck Muller is an experienced watchmaker. More than ten years ago, he founded the watch brand that bears his name. The tonneau shape of the watch and the exaggerated numerals are the hallmarks and symbols of the Franck Muller brand.

The tonneau shape made Franck Muller’s name famous thanks to the vintage sentiment it evoked around the world. Today, although the brand has only been around for a little over a decade, it has already become a classic of the watch brand.

  In 2004, it launched the CASABLANCA 10th Anniversary Limited Edition. This model, with its giant face, is more regal than the usual Casablanca, and with its vintage tonneau-shaped watches and its coloured numerals, which subvert the traditional watch face, Franck Muller has been making a name for itself in the last couple of years. A collector’s item.

  Since 1983, FRANCK MULLER has been the driving force behind the movement to revive the art of Swiss watchmaking, thanks to his drive and talent. Over the past 20 years, FRANCK has dazzled with world-first titles and patented inventions, as well as challenges and major achievements. The technical complexity and aesthetic art of watchmaking are admired by watch lovers all over the world.

  Every year, FRANCK MULLER launches a world-first and unique complication watch that is eagerly awaited by collectors around the world.

  Following the Long Island 900, 1000 and 1100 collections in 2001, FRANCK MULLER is now releasing the flagship Long Island 1200 collection, a collection of timepieces based on FRANCK MULLER’s architectural aesthetics of the 1920s and 30s. The artistic style, the geometry of the case and the numerals on the dial, which are rich in decorative lines, give a glimpse of an aesthetic that originated in Paris and has had a strong influence on future generations.

  The new COLOR DREAMS is a timepiece designed to remind you of the days when you were carefree and full of laughter.

The CRAZY HOURS watch is another example of FRANCK MULLER’s fusion of watchmaking excellence and creativity. If I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes, I would have thought that FRANCK MULLER was joking with its many fans! Because the Arabic numeral arrangement on the CRAZY HOURS dial defies the laws of the dial display! It hides the unique craftsmanship of the watchmaker.

Most people are familiar with famous watch brands with a history ranging from 50 years to more than 100 years, which has not only helped them to build up their reputation, but has also become a guarantee of the quality of their watches. However, in the last ten years, the brand FRANCK MULLER has risen to prominence in the market for expensive watches, despite not having this background, and the reasons why are intriguing. The brand’s eponymous designer, Franck Muller, was a member of the Association of Independent Watchmakers (AHCI), an association of watchmakers who created watches with a high degree of complexity and exclusivity. FRANCK MULLER’s signature of creativity and complexity is evident in several distinctive models, such as the Crazy Hours and the Color Dreams, which have been launched in July 2007. The new models, which were launched in July 2007, are not only an addition to the deconstruction of the chronological order, but also feature the classic design of black diamonds and the Cintrée Curvex case. The “Sakura” collection, with its strong Japanese-inspired design, is the new Franck Muller collection.

How about a Franck Muller watch?

In 2012, the World Association of Luxury Goods released a list of the world’s 100 most valuable luxury brands. Franck Muller was selected as one of the world’s top ten watch brands. Franck Muller has beaten many of the kings of Swiss watchmaking because of its distinctive styling and extravagant numbers. When Franck Muller met Vartan Sirmakes in Geneva at the end of the 1980s, their passion for watchmaking made them a perfect match and, with their complementary experience, they began a brand story. At that time, Franck Muller was already producing his own watches, which he published under the name “Franck Geneve”. Every year since 1986, he has presented a world-first wristwatch whose complications have always fascinated the senses. At a young age, he has already earned the reputation of a watchmaking genius. Vartan Sirmakes, on the other hand, made cases for many of the best watchmakers in his own workshop in Geneva, on the shores of Lake Le Mans. The combination of these two geniuses, like Frank Muller, possessed both complex movements and top design. As a result, Frank Muller has become the favorite of many managers and celebrities. Frank Muller is not too niche in China, it is known to all watch enthusiasts. There are only four things that people remember about Frank Muller: the tonneau shape, the colorful numerals, the many models with all-diamond hearts, and the Crazy hour scale. And it’s these that have forged his restless brand philosophy, only ten years old, which is truly amazing. And this amazingly complex watchmaking technique and aesthetic art is highly sought after by watch lovers all over the world! As one of the world’s top watches, Frank Muller is priced at over 100,000 RMB and costs a lot of money to maintain, with ordinary models costing around 3500 RMB.

Frank Muller’s Hot Picks

Franck Muller CRAZY HOURS series 8880 CH COL DRM watch

Style: Mechanical Automatic, 39.5 x 55.3 mm, Men’s
Material: 18k white gold
Movement: FM 2001 HF
Frequency: 28,800 oscillations per hour
Number of gems: 23
Number of parts: 186
Power reserve: 42 hours
Dial shape: tonneau-shaped
Strap material: alligator leather
Water depth: 30 meters

Franck Muller AETERNITAS MEGA series 8888 GSW T CCR QPS NR watch

Style: Automatic, Men’s
Material: 18k white gold
Movement: FM 3480 QPS
Frequency: 18,000 oscillations per hour
Number of gems: 99
Number of parts: 1483
Power reserve: 72 hours
Dial color: black
Dial shape: tonneau-shaped
Strap material: alligator leather
Water depth: 30 meters
Functions: date, day of the week, month, perpetual calendar, moon phase, dual time zone, chronograph flyback/retrograde tourbillon

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Audemars Piguet’s new Code 11.59 Perpetual Calendar watch

At this year’s Geneva Watch Fair, Audemars Piguet launched its new Code 11.59 collection, which attracted a lot of attention. The name of the collection is very meaningful, with “CODE” standing for “Challenge”, “Own Exclusive”, “Challenge” and “Own Exclusive”. Fearless”, “Dare” and “Evolve”. True to its history, Audemars Piguet also breaks with tradition with a new interpretation of the classic round shape, breaking with the usual design language. Launching a refreshing new collection.

Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 series 26394OR.OO.D321CR.01 watch

The replica Audemars Piguet watches Code 11.59 collection is one of the most important and wide-ranging in the brand’s history13. This year’s Audemars Piguet Perpetual Calendar is the next in a series of four new timepieces, including four complications. Brand new watch model. (Watch model: 26394OR.OO.D321CR.01)

The case, 41 mm in diameter, is made of 18-carat rose gold, polished in three different techniques and viewed from the side. A clear hierarchy can be seen. One of the highlights of the new model is the change in the shape of the case, with an octagonal middle element embedded in the classic round case. The previous case shape is more innovative and interesting.

Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 series 26394OR.OO.D321CR.01 watch

The lugs are skeletonized and fixed to the bezel by welding. The crown on one side of the watch, also in 18-carat pink gold, is engraved with the brand’s logo, “AP”, and is marked with a “P”. Anti-slip texture to prevent slippage when setting the time. A double curved sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating accentuates the dial’s finer details. The deep blue aventurine dial evokes the starry night sky, with pink gold hands and applied hour-markers. The 6 o’clock moon-phase display echoes the aventurine-stone dial, like the moon in the night sky, with the moon’s image captured in the sapphire crystal. Laser engraving on the dial.

Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 series 26394OR.OO.D321CR.01 watch

Perpetual calendar with date, day of the week, month and leap year at 3, 9 and 12 o’clock, weekday and day of the week at 12 o’clock. The display is located on the blue lacquered inner bezel. The movement is powered by the Calibre 5134 self-winding Manufacture movement with a power reserve of at least 40 hours. The 18-carat pink gold oscillating weight engraved with the letters “AP” can be admired through the transparent case. The new perpetual calendar watch is fitted with a hand-stitched blue crocodile leather strap with a “checkered square” pattern and an 18-carat pink gold folding clasp. Audemars Piguet’s Code 11.59, launched this year, was born to evolve, with an unusual case that breaks with tradition to create a new design. The visual treat. One of the complication menu models still maintains an excellent level of performance.

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Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 41 mm pink gold flyback chronograph tasting

In 2019, replica Audemars Piguet watches launches a new collection – the CODE 11.59 collection of watches. The new collection features a total of 13 watches with six different movements, including three new in-house movements.CODE The 11.59 collection caused a stir in the world of watchmaking when it was launched. The Royal Oak is so different. Audemars Piguet is faithful to its history, but also dares to break new ground. Today, the Maison is the first to present the Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 41mm Rose Gold Flyback Chronograph! The watch details tasting, together continue to read down. (Ref: 26393OR.OO.A002CR.01)

Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 series 26393OR.OO.A002CR.01

In naming the new collection “CODE 11.59″, the brand has captured the essence of Audemars Piguet’s DNA: ” Challenge Challenge”, “Own Exclusive”, “Dare Fearless” and “Evolve Evolution” to give Brand new pieces are being designed and produced. In addition, “11.59” stands for 11:59 midnight, and one minute later it’s a brand new day, a brand new day! A new set of possibilities. For Audemars Piguet and for consumers, the CODE 11.59 is a new possibility. Choice.

This new collection is in fact very distinctive: visually, the octagonal shape is fused into the round case, a design that is also very distinctive. The openworked design of the lugs allows the watch to be seen from every angle. The case is an octagonal “little secret”, with the lugs and bezel welded together, while the lugs are not fully fixed to the case back. Instead, there is a 0.1 mm gap to ensure flexibility and comfort, a new design that took time to develop throughout the range. The production process, which took two years to finalize, was the most difficult part of the exterior part, apart from the hyperbolic sapphire crystal. In addition, the design of the crystal was different from the usual flat ones, in this case the one used in the Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59. is a specially designed curved crystal design, which gives the user an even more special experience.

Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 series 26393OR.OO.A002CR.01

The dial of this Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 41mm pink gold flyback chronograph features a black lacquered layer and a subdial. The dial, hands and hour markers are in 18kt pink gold, while the brand’s logo is prominent in 24kt pink gold. Material dimensional design. The hour counter at 3 o’clock, the small seconds at 6 o’clock and the 30-minute counter at 9 o’clock are evenly distributed across the dial. There is also a date display window between the 4 and 5 o’clock positions for the convenience of the user’s daily date reading.

The side view shows the two different finishing techniques used on the case, the screws for the lugs and the clasp. With a hexagonal design, the case thickness is 12.6mm and the case diameter is 41mm. The crown on one side of the watch is also made of 18-carat pink gold and is engraved with the AP logo. Anti-slip texture makes it hard to slip when setting time.

Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 series 26393OR.OO.A002CR.01

The clasp, also in 18k rose gold, is brushed and engraved with the “AP” logo. In terms of design, materials and craftsmanship, the Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 41mm pink gold flyback is a perfect example of how to make a difference. Chronograph watches are sure to have captured the hearts of many. But this time, the CODE 11.59 collection offers us much more than just looks. In addition to the design whimsy, the ace up the sleeve of the Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 is the new in-house movement! . The thirteen new watches in the collection are equipped with six different movements, three of which are new in-house movements. This includes the exceptionally strong 4401 self-winding movement. This movement has a diameter of 32 mm and a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour. The more resistant it is to external disturbances, the better. Not only that, but from the most practical point of view power reserve function, this movement is capable of providing a power reserve of at least 70 hours to Say it’s an ace movement now.

This chronograph, with its flyback and retrograde functions, is an exceptional watch in terms of performance, design and movement. It’s worth taking the time to get to know it better. It used to be said that Audemars Piguet was inevitably Royal Oak; perhaps the CODE 11.59 collection will unveil Audemars Piguet’s new Royal Oak. A new chapter in watchmaking.

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Royal Oak Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ceramic Watch

Today, we’re looking at a watch as pure as snow, from Audemars Piguet. Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ceramic Watch. (Ref: 26579CB.OO.1225CB.01)

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26579CB.OO.1225CB.01

For the first time, the Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ceramic watch combines white ceramic with the functions of a
replica Audemars Piguet watches perpetual calendar and a moon phase. Together the pieces. Due to its material construction, although it is called a white ceramic watch, the color it shows is not pure white but rather A subtle pearlescent white.

With a diameter of 41 mm and a height of 9.5 mm, the case is identical in size to the steel or gold version. The white ceramic case and the dark blue dial are decorated with Audemars Piguet’s signature “Grande Tapisserie” motif. Large checkered pattern, complemented by a silver subdial and 18k white gold hands.

Three date, month and day displays in sequence.

Generally speaking, the design of the moon phase disc is somewhat similar for many brands. However, this Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar ceramic watch is made of a special material that depicts the stars in the sky, the moon and the moon’s moon phase. The light and shadows can also be seen in the detail shots of the images, which have been carefully processed.

The overall layout is harmonious and the color scheme is just right!

Like the Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Black Ceramic watch released in 2017, the case and bracelet of this new white ceramic watch are made of Made of ceramic and finished in the same way as the metal model, the top and beveled edges are brushed and mirror-polished, respectively. The side view also shows that, even with the perpetual calendar, the watch is still very thick. The control.

The reason for this is the brand’s ingenuity in the movement, which, like a standard Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar, is powered by a The Calibre Calibre 5134, a perpetual calendar module added to the Calibre 2120 ultra-thin automatic movement. The Cal.5134 movement is unique in that it displays the day of the week, indicated by a central hand with a flange scale.

As a perpetual calendar watch, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ceramic gives us a lot of surprises in terms of its appearance, be it The choice of materials or the control of details. It’s not like a true “high-tech talent”, but more like a poet with a full belly, but not to compete, not to rob, not to reveal. The Man. If you can describe a snowflake in the sky, you can also describe this pure white, flawless watch.

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A new choice for women and men Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Chronograph

For modern people, the practical performance of a watch has long been the primary reason they choose this watch. We have more access to time information, mobile phones, computers and even smart wearables. The watch’s significance to us is more akin to our love of timepieces, of mechanics, of beauty. The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak collection has captured the imagination
replica Audemars Piguet watches of many with its classic design, iconic look, and its ability to be worn on the wrist. A crowd of enthusiasts. This year, Audemars Piguet presents these loyal fans with a 38mm diameter size Royal Oak watch for both men and women. (Ref: 26315ST.OO.1256ST.02)

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26315ST.OO.1256ST.02

This 38 mm diameter self-winding chronograph in steel with a grey “Grande Tapisserie” patterned dial has been completely redesigned for greater readability and can be worn by both men and women.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26315ST.OO.1256ST.02

Detail of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak self-winding chronograph

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26315ST.OO.1256ST.02

Hour, minute and small second dials at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock respectively, with a date display window at 4-5 o’clock.
Iconic octagonal case and hexagonal screw design

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26315ST.OO.1256ST.02
   Grey ruthenium dial engraved with "Grande Tapisserie" pattern, rhodium subdials and outer zones, white gold applied hour-markers and hands with luminescent coating.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26315ST.OO.1256ST.02

Stainless steel case with anti-reflective treatment sapphire crystal, screw-down crown detail

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26315ST.OO.1256ST.02

Stainless steel bracelet with AP folding buckle detailing

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26315ST.OO.1256ST.02

With a case diameter of 38mm and a case thickness of 11mm, the feel of the case on the wrist can be said for men or women with thin wrists. is just the right degree. The new Royal Oak features a Calibre 2385 self-winding movement with a 40-hour power reserve Features and a waterproof depth of 50 meters.

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak has “accidentally” become the world’s number one.

In the past, I’ve often written about watches that are well known and widely circulated in China, in order to get closer to the real needs of most players. Today I would like to write about a watch at the top of the “pyramid”, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ultra-thin Perpetual Calendar. The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar is the world’s thinnest perpetual calendar (breaking the world record) and the winner of this year’s GPHG The Golden Hand Prize at the Grand Prix de l’Horlogerie de Genève. It is a watch destined to be won by only a few.

By coincidence, I got my hands on an replica Audemars Piguet watches Royal Oak Ultra Thin Perpetual Calendar a while back, and it’s very thin, according to official figures. The thickness is only 6.3mm. In other words, the two stacked together are not as thick as the Rolex Water Ghost.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Series 26586IP.OO.1240IP.01.

What’s most interesting to me as I delve into the details of this watch is that Audemars Piguet wasn’t trying to break any world records in the first place. Audemars Piguet simply wanted to make a wearable perpetual calendar watch and used a variety of the latest technologies in its research and development, and as a result did The “accidental” world first (world’s thinnest perpetual calendar).The Royal Oak is familiar to all of you, but what you may not know is that the perpetual calendar is one of Audemars Piguet’s greatest complications. It has been suggested that the world’s first perpetual calendar watch was introduced by Audemars Piguet in 1955. This Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Extra Thin Perpetual Calendar is based on the previous 2018 Royal Oak RD#2 Extra Thin Perpetual Calendar Concept Watch On top of that, the mass-produced model was introduced.

How did Audemars Piguet manage to make the Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar the “thinnest in the world”?

The 5133 movement used by the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Slim Perpetual Calendar.

There are many perpetual calendars on the market, and many brands have branded their perpetual calendars with the name “Ultra-thin”, such as Jaeger-LeCoultre Ultra-thin Perpetual Calendar. Maestro. But in fact, perpetual calendar watches, although many brands make them, are not easy to make thin. It’s because a perpetual calendar watch is a perpetual calendar module added to a regular movement. To make a perpetual calendar thin, you need to thin both the bottom movement and the top perpetual calendar module.Audemars Piguet takes on the perpetual calendar module first. The regular perpetual calendar module consists of a multi-layered structure, and as per the method of making an ultra-thin watch, the focus was to take the multi-layered structure and turn it into one layer (each) (Brand ultra-thin watches are all based on this design idea). Regular perpetual calendars have a 3-tier structure, such as a flat leap year and a 24-hour/day/night display, all stacked on top of each other. The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ultra-thin Perpetual Calendar features two important improvements to the perpetual calendar module: the use of a date gear with a special notch ( (The new design notch serves to drive the months forward), replacing the previous date cam; secondly, the 48 months of the perpetual calendar’s core The program wheel was redesigned to reduce the thickness to that of a single layer of gears. Audemars Piguet has since moved away from using perpetual calendar modules and has instead integrated the perpetual calendar components directly into the lower movement. thereby reducing thickness.

The foundation of the Royal Oak Ultra-thin Perpetual Calendar is the Audemars Piguet 2120 ultra-thin automatic movement. In 1967, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced the famous 920 ultra-thin automatic movement, a caliber used by Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, Audemars Piguet, and the Royal Oak. Use (some sources say that Jaeger-LeCoultre developed the 920 movement with the support of PP, VC and AP). The Patek Philippe version is the 28-255 movement, the Vacheron Constantin version is the 1120 movement, and the Audemars Piguet version is the 2120 movement In 2000, Audemars Piguet acquired the equipment and drawings for the 920 calibre, and has since produced the 2120 calibre in-house. The movement is only 2.89 mm thick after fusing the perpetual calendar components (calibre 5133 for the fused perpetual calendar). With an oscillating frequency of 19,800 vibrations per hour and a power of 40 hours, a major technical feature is the use of an orbital rotor, an automatic rotor on a Running on track.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Slim Perpetual Calendar 5133 movement, in which DATE (date) and MONTH (month) gears use a new structure.

Looking at the plate of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Slim Perpetual Calendar, you can see a few differences from the usual perpetual calendar watch in the plate layout. At the top 12 o’clock is the moon phase, at the bottom 9 o’clock is the day of the week and a small day/night indicator, and at 3 o’clock is the day of the week. It’s the month dial and the small flat leap year display, with the date dial at the bottom 6 o’clock of the dial. The Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar is unique in that the day/night and leap year displays are made into separate subdials, while many perpetual calendars have a date and leap year display with a date disc at the bottom 6 o’clock. Usually they are put together with the day of the week and month discs in a coaxial layout, stacked on top of each other (e.g. Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar 5140). , 5327). This layout of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ultra-thin Perpetual Calendar is the result of the aforementioned transformation of the traditional multi-layered perpetual calendar components into the The single-layer layout, thus laying out each function display separately, eliminates stacking between functions to reduce thickness.

In terms of the case, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Slimline Perpetual Calendar maintains the classic style of the Royal Oak and the Royal Oak 15400/1800. 15500, 15202 Consistent. Royal Oak Slim Perpetual Calendar measures 41mm, 6.3mm thick, titanium case and bracelet body, bezel and bracelet mid links It is platinum. The titanium part of it is mostly brushed and the platinum part is polished. The matte titanium case contrasts with the polished platinum ring, which is bright and conspicuous. The back of the watch shows the movement through the case, which is well-polished and decorated, and uses a skeletonized rotor with an AP Logo.

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Blue Tasting Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Blue Plate

Both the replica Audemars Piguet watches Royal Oak and Royal Oak Offshore are very hot and highly sought after as the world’s top sports watches. The Royal Oak was launched back in 1972, while the Royal Oak Offshore was originally designed in 1989. It was not until 1993 that the Royal Oak collection was launched, as Emmanuel Gueit, the designer of the Royal Oak collection, was to be the first to present it. The size of the watch was increased from the original Royal Oak 39mm to 42mm, but because of this large size it was more difficult at the time to get the watch into the hands of the Royal Oak. So Audemars Piguet waited almost four years before deciding to launch the collection, and I have to say that the designers of the Offshore collection were far-sighted! The Offshore Collection has managed to catch fire. At this year’s SIHH, the Royal Oak Offshore Collection was expanded with new additions, one of which we will be showing next. Take the Blue Dial Chronograph, for example, and see what Audemars Piguet has in store for us this year.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Series 26400SO.OO.A335CA.01

This year Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore has unveiled a number of new timepieces in a variety of colorways and ceramic. On the new model, we are presented with a cool color scheme. The colored ceramic used by Audemars Piguet is the result of a complex research process and a meticulous production process to achieve a brilliant and eye-catching look. Color. Ceramic is tougher than steel and is resistant to heat and scratches for years to come.

The 44mm diameter watch will also be a good choice for watch enthusiasts who prefer a larger-diameter watch. The case is made of stainless steel and alternately polished and brushed to create two very different visual perceptions in the Audemars Piguet’s craftsmanship is evident in the details.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Series 26400SO.OO.A335CA.01

The case is distinguished by a blue ceramic bezel, a sturdy and reliable material. The strap has a corresponding blue camouflage rubber strap that echoes the brand’s overall aesthetic.

Instantly recognizable by its classic octagonal bezel and hexagonal screws, the Royal Oak Offshore is in keeping with the Royal Oak’s long-standing tradition of being a timepiece with a strong and reliable identity. DNA Design. The ceramic screw-down crown is presented in a hexagonal shape, flanked by chronograph pushers, and also features steel push-button bridges. Protects the inside of the watch.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Series 26400SO.OO.A335CA.01

The blue dial is adorned with an oversized “Méga Tapisserie” pattern and three rhodium-coloured subsidiary dials. This creates a striking colour contrast. The two chronograph counters are indicated by red hands and the end of the central chronograph seconds hand is also painted red, making the time display more visible. 3 o’clock A circular date window is located at the top of the display, and the hands and hour markers are coated with a luminescent coating that makes them clearly visible even in low light conditions. Read time.

The movement is a Calibre 3126/3840 self-winding movement with a power reserve of 50 hours and water resistance. Depth up to 100 meters. The movement, which can be seen through the transparent case back, is finely polished and decorated with Côtes de Genève. Exquisite. The oscillating weight, engraved with the word “AP,” oscillates back and forth for a mechanical aesthetic. Since its creation, the Royal Oak Offshore has become a pioneer in the field of luxury sports watches. The Oak Offshore Collection still does not disappoint, with a new color palette, innovative materials and new features to create a different and An avant-garde wristwatch.

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm Watch in Brushed Gold

During SIHH 2016, replica Audemars Piguet watches released two Royal Oak frosted gold watches – a 33mm quartz watch and a 37mm automatic watch. For those who like to spend some gold on a case and a larger case, the brand has added a limited edition 41mm option, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Brushed Gold 41mm Watch.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm Watch in Brushed Gold

The “frosted gold” used in the manufacture of the case and bracelet was prepared by the Italian jeweler Carolina Bucci using hammering techniques. As with other decorative techniques, the metal is frosted after the part is formed but before assembly. For those curious, Audemars Piguet has played a short video showing a brief moment of the process in progress – note that this was done not by wise old watchmakers behind a desk, but by efficient machines.

Sometimes one can get lost in the tempting illusion that there is more to be done by hand than is realistically possible with certain techniques and modern expectations of tolerance. Sanding gives gold a lustrous effect similar to that of diamond dust on the surface, but with less reflectivity. The edges of the bezel were sanded, the edges of the case were beveled to create some extra popping sound between frosts, and the strap was brushed (perhaps with too much shimmer). In some cases (moving parts and dials, more often), the “frosted” finish is usually not visible, which makes it look interesting and distinctive, and should be observed in person to determine its charm/wearability/masculinity/light or otherwise. Yes. In addition to the use of frosted gold, this is essentially a blue disc version of the Royal Oak in various time forms since the classic Gerald Genta was designed over the years.

Sometimes one can get lost in the tempting illusion that there is more to be done by hand than is realistically possible with certain techniques and modern expectations of tolerance.

While previous smaller variants were offered in white and rose gold, this 41mm Royal Oak is only available in white gold. It has a blue Tapisserie dial with a matching blue date window. I’ve always thought Royal Oak shines best with a blue (not white) dial. Of course, the hands and applied markings are gold and filled with a small piece of Super-LumiNova that can make the watch legible at night. The bracelet is a familiar and very comfortable design. Like its 37mm brushed gold sibling, it’s powered by a self-winding caliber 3120 that offers a 60-hour power reserve, beats at 3Hz, and features the usual 22ct solid gold-trimmed integral rotor – all of which can be seen through the back of the display.

While previous smaller variants were offered in white and rose gold, this 41mm Royal Oak is only available in white gold

Those who want to stock up on glitter will have to rush, as the 41mm Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Frosted Gold is limited to 200 pieces. If you happen to miss it, you can always console yourself by purchasing a set of Royal Oak cufflinks released by the brand’s accompanying watch.

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak self-winding 41mm 15500ST.

This replica Audemars Piguet watches has pioneered the category of luxury sports watches since 1972 and has kept the Audemars Piguet afloat, named after the 1916 Royal Navy battleship HMS Royal Oak. Without researching its origins and documented history, suffice it to say that the Royal Oak, Audemars Piguet’s flagship store, has been interpreted by countless representations over the years. Referee. The 15500 is a 41mm RO movement with an upgraded internal movement, launched in 2019, designed to replace the former Ref. 15400, which has been available since 2012. The latest version of the Ref. features blue, grey and black dials. The 15000 now comes with a classic silver dial. The silver dial combined with the steel case contributes to its monochromatic, monochrome appearance.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak self-winding 41mm 15500ST.

The Royal Oak self-winding 41mm display was actually big news, largely overshadowed by the release of AP’s polarized CODE 11.59 series during SIHH 2019. Replace the previous reference number. 15400, 2019 model. The 15500ST was upgraded with the addition of a new, larger internal movement and several design adjustments. Collectors are happy to complain that the Ref. 15400 (caliber 3120) is too small, meaning the date is too low to wear comfortably. Despite receiving mixed reviews for the CODE 11.59, the collection also features a range of new internal movements, one of which is mounted in the 2019 Ref. 15500.

The 15500ST was upgraded with the addition of a new, larger internal movement and several design adjustments.

When it was launched last year, the Ref. 15500 was equipped with the new self-winding caliber 4302 developed for the CODE 11.59 series. The caliber 4302’s 32 mm diameter is almost 6 mm larger than its predecessor, which is more appropriate for this 41 mm model. The frequency was also increased to 4Hz (used to be 3Hz) and the power reserve was increased from 60 to 70 hours. From the caseback, the movement has a skeletonized gold dial with the letters AP in the middle, a sharp glaze and Geneva stripes and polished bevels on the bridges.

The dial retains the iconic guillochéGrand Tapisserie mode that everyone associates with the Royal Oak.

The dial retains the iconic guillochéGrand Tapisserie mode that everyone associates with the Royal Oak. In the same color as the other dials in the Ref.15500 series, the space between the small squares on the dial is larger and more pronounced than in previous versions, while the minute tracks on the outside of the dial are smooth, with a white background of black fine markers printed on them. For enhanced readability, the applied platinum time scale is shorter and wider than the previous reference standard, bringing more luster. Obviously, the biggest change to Ref.15400 is the removal of the 3 o’clock hour marker to accommodate the date window, which is now cleverly blended with the minute track. The date window has a white background and black numbers to echo the minute track.

The stainless steel case measures 41mm and is 10.4mm thick. All of the RO’s signature features are on display: the case’s sharp dynamics; the iconic octagonal bezel with eight hexagonal white gold screws; the one-piece bracelet; and the beautifully brushed and polished finish highlighting the structure of the case. The crown is tightened and water resistant to 50m.