11 05, 2022

Gérald Genta's Royal Oak sold for over 2 million euros

Di |2022-05-11T09:02:55+01:00May 11th, 2022|

The auction house Sotheby's has just sold the Royal Oak 2 owned and worn by the man who conceived and designed it for over 2,107,000 million euros (5402 CHF): Gérald Genta. Gèrald Genta has forever transformed wrist watchmaking and the way of interpreting it. From his pencil the great watchmaking classics were born, such as the Royal Oak, the Nautilus, the Ingenieur and the Octo .. His aura is like [...]

27 01, 2022

Introducing | Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 16202 "Jumbo"

Di |2022-01-27T16:19:46+01:00January 27th, 2022|

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Royal Oak, Audemars Piguet unveiled the new generation of the 39mm Extra-Flat Royal Oak “Jumbo” (ref. 16202), featuring the Manufacture's new ultra-thin automatic movement, the Caliber 7121. The collection includes four models in steel, platinum, rose gold and 18-karat yellow gold, materials that have played a fundamental role in transforming [...]

3 07, 2021

ONLY WATCH 2021 | Audemars Piguet presents the Royal Oak “Jumbo” 15202XT

Di |2021-07-04T19:51:29+01:00July 3rd, 2021|

On the occasion of the "Only Watch" charity auction, Audemars Piguet has created a new Royal Oak "Jumbo" Extra Thin in an original and latest version of the famous reference, which will be out of production at the end of this year together with the Caliber 2121. This unique example, it is a tribute to the first version of the Royal Oak "A Series" ref. 5402 in the aesthetic elements, declined with modern materials. The q [...]

11 04, 2021

Introducing | Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept “Black Panther” limited edition

Di |2021-04-13T12:45:22+01:00April 11th, 2021|

Audemars Piguet after officially announcing that it has signed a partnership with the entertainment giant Marvel, on 10 April 2021 it revealed to the world the first fruit of this collaboration, the brand new Royal Oak Concept Black Panther Flying Tourbillon. The newcomer of the Le Brassus maison has caused quite a stir, as happens with every respectable novelty [...]

31 03, 2021

Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak 15202ST will be discontinued in 2022

Di |2021-06-28T09:31:46+01:00March 31st, 2021|

Audemars Piguet has recently announced that the spearhead of its collections, the iconic Royal Oak ref. 15202ST will be replaced in 2022 by a new model to mark the 50th anniversary of the Roayl Oak. This was announced by CEO Francois Bennahmias during the 'AP Social Club' format, conversing with the Head of Complications Michael Friedman. Born in 1972 to [...]

25 03, 2021

News AUDEMARS PIGUET X MARVEL: THE STORY BEGINS

Di |2021-06-21T16:15:57+01:00March 25th, 2021|

2021 marks the dawn of a new era and the beginning of a collaboration between Audemars Piguet and Marvel Entertainment. Inspired by historic character watches, including some of Gérald Genta's timepieces from the 80s, Audemars Piguet paid tribute to the next generation of inspiring Superheroes and chose to focus on the mighty Marvel Universe. It was the friendship of [...]

19 03, 2021

Audemars Piguet presents the Royal Oak 15202 "Jumbo" Extra-Thin with green dial, in Platinum

Di |2021-04-07T09:11:53+01:00March 19th, 2021|

This new edition of the Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin is simply stunning. It is the first time that the 15202 will be available with a case made entirely of 950 platinum as well as a smoky green dial. A watch destined to enter the history of the Le Brassus brand. Born in 1972, the Royal Oak was a disruptive timepiece. A watch that has defined a new gene [...]

1 02, 2021

Market analysis | Audemars Piguet 15202st anniversary

Di |2021-02-14T14:32:51+01:00February 1st, 2021|

The beginning of the new year for watch lovers is characterized by 3 elements: the frantic wait for news (once at the SIHH Geneva Motor Show, now moved close to Baselworld, and now the LVMH watch week), the scarcity of watches in dealerships after Christmas sales and, alas, the infamous increase in list prices by some brands [...]

11 07, 2020

PERPETUAL Radio Episode 10: WatchTalks with Giovanni Varesi, the market situation and the Highlights of CHRISTIE'S "Rare Watches"

Di |2020-07-11T09:48:11+01:00July 11th, 2020|

Dear friends of Perpetual Passion, here we are at our tenth episode of Perpetual Radio! Guest of this episode, by popular demand, Giovanni Varesi - Watch Specialist for the prestigious auction house CHRISTIE'S. Together with Giovanni we talked about the current situation of the watch market and the results obtained in the first physical auctions of the season, after these months characterized by [...]

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