In 1972, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak used different methods to make steel watches, and they experimented with most unusual materials. Audemars Piguet has always been a brand willing to experiment with metals. Just like the previous black ceramic watch, the 41mm black perpetual calendar design is particularly eye-catching. While retaining the classic design, it is also unique and unique. The unique design style in the material is also ever-changing.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ceramic Perpetual Calendar Watch
This year, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak collection presents a watch made of a mixture of titanium and platinum. The case and strap of the watch are made of brushed titanium, while the bezel and smaller bracelet are made of polished platinum. The subtle contrast between the hue of the white metal and the dial finish. This is not the first time that Audemars Piguet has combined these two metals. The Royal Oak Tourbillon ultra-thin tourbillon watch, launched last year, also uses this design. This year’s latest watch chooses smoky blue. The dials are ten different, and the effect styles they present are slightly different. Audemars Piguet’s design is more meaningful and innovative without destroying the classics. It requires strong skills. Obviously, they have done very well.
Audemars Piguet ultra-thin titanium and platinum watch
Material: Steel and Platinum
Steel and platinum can be described as a rare dual-material combination, which also explains Audemars Piguet’s courage in innovation, and produced many watches in this material combination. The most common watch in this group is the flagship of the Audemars Piguet-Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar watch.
Audemars Piguet Stainless Steel and Platinum Royal Oak 25636SP
Royal Oak in stainless steel and platinum started in 1993. The reference model is 25636SP, limited to 50 pieces. The design of the hollow dial is the favorite of the Associated Press at the time in the 1990s. Another similar watch It was also 25 pieces of 25686SP manufactured in 1933, followed by 25820SP of 1996.
Audemars Piguet stainless steel and platinum watch 25820SP
The more typical three Royal Oak watches are characterized by hollow dial design, 14794 hollow design, hollow pocket watches with perpetual calendar and moon phases 25729 and 25829. 25829SP (1997) is the thinnest on the market at that time. Only 25 pieces of automatic perpetual calendar movements were produced.
Audemars Piguet stainless steel and platinum watch 25829SP
Then, in 2002, Audemars Piguet produced the 25930SP with a hollowed-out dial design, without production restrictions. Followed by two chronographs in Dubai, models 25983SP (2002) and 26103SP (2005), produced 25 and 50 respectively. All the watches mentioned here are 39 mm in diameter, with a steel bracelet and platinum bezel with a platinum center chain, which is no different from the platinum and titanium versions released earlier this year. The combination shows the diversified design concepts of the Audemars Piguet brand.
Audemars Piguet stainless steel and platinum watch 25930SP
Model 66319SC with white dial, model 66319SC with green dial
This rare material combination is also the most powerful. Platinum and steel materials are very suitable for women. 66319SC and 56175TT were produced in 1990, 66344SC and 66466SC were produced in 1992. The case diameter is 24.5 mm. delicate.
Material: steel and titanium
The combination of these two materials looks the most sporty. In 1999, Audemars Piguet produced two watches, model 2586601IS and model 25926IS, with a diameter of 39 mm. The former produced 300 pieces, while the latter produced only 25 pieces. These reference data have become the development of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch in steel and titanium.
Reference model 26065IS
Later, Audemars Piguet model 26065IS produced in 2005 has the following complex functions: minute-second chronograph, minute repeater, perpetual calendar, month, week number, moon phase and leap year can be perfectly presented on the dial. This also means that, whether in materials or other aspects, Audemars Piguet can always bring us unlimited possibilities.
Audemars Piguet’s ingenious craftsmanship has made the subtleties of human craftsmanship even more obvious. Even though it is only a metal, through various finishing techniques and by using two materials similar to the same color system, it can create a A watch with a different look and feel.
When people see metal, the first thing that comes to mind is its weight and feel. The more handsome thing is to wear a watch that looks like stainless steel, but in fact it is not a watch with a blend of bimetal materials. It is low-key white. Metal can bring more depth and fun.