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Royal Oak

From avant-garde to icon.

Royal Oak Selfwinding
Royal Oak Selfwinding View Model
To break the rules, you must first master them.
To break the rules, you must first master them.
Audemars Piguet - Le Brassus
  1. About The Collection

Sporting Refinement

A disruptive and downright revolutionary timepiece, the Royal Oak is immediately recognizable thanks to its state-of-the-art engineered strongbox case, octagonal bezel secured by eight hexagonal screws, visible water resistance gaskets, dials adorned with exclusive engine-turned “Grande Tapisserie” motif.


Similar Collection:  Royal Oak Offshore

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Iconic Moments

A Bold Risk

1972. Audemars Piguet launched something the world had never seen: a stainless-steel luxury watch. In an era when gold was considered the only high-end option, it was a gamble. But it paid off with the birth of one our most iconic watches.

Also read: Singing the Praises of Steel

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    Designer Gerald Genta’s original sketch of the Royal Oak.

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    The classic 1972 model with its unmistakable blue face.

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    The Royal Oak continues to break the rules today.

Audemars Piguet History

The Royal Oak is named after British Royal Navy battleships, themselves christened for the tree where King Charles II hid from his enemies.

Original Royal Oak 1972, Ref. 5402
Original Royal Oak 1972, Ref. 5402