Month: August 2022

New Execution of the Royal Oak Minute Repeater Supersonnerie in Titanium

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Royal Oak Minute Repeater Supersonnerie in Titanium, Ref. 26591TI.OO.1252TI.03

The present generation of the Cheap Replica Royal Oak Minute Repeater Supersonnerie was introduced in a titanium version — case and bracelet — with a blue “Grande Tapisserie” dial and in a platinum version — platinum case on an alligator strap — with a black “Grande Tapisserie” dial. The lineup got the superbly desirable titanium addition with a salmon dial late in 2022. Today, Audemars Piguet has dropped yet another titanium version with a smoked grey “Grande Tapisserie” dial, save for the fact that this one, doesn’t have a limitation listed.

At 42mm, the watch follows the formfactor of the other variations released and has a smoked grey “Grande Tapisserie” dial that progressively becomes darker as it reaches towards the perimeter of the dial. The real talking point about the Best Audemars Piguet Replica though is the Supersonnerie mechanism, initially developed and launched in the Royal Oak Concept collection, which gives the Royal Oak Minute Repeater Supersonnerie the volume and resonance typically associated with pocket watches.

What gave the Supersonnerie mechanism these qualities, starts with the patented gongs, case construction and striking regulator. Here the gongs are not attached to the mainplate and are instead mounted to a new device that acts as a soundboard that improves sound transmission and boosts sound amplification.

Next is the striking regulator, redesigned to incorporate an innovative, more flexible anchor system which absorbs shocks and eliminates unwanted noise. There’s also the mechanical modification of the chiming sequence that manages to mediate the Audemars Piguet Replica Watches quarter-hour pause between the chiming of the minutes and the hours, in the instances when the time does not require the striking of the quarter hours. Lastly, the mechanism also has a security function that prevents the wearer from activating the hand-setting function while the minute repeater mechanism is striking.

All of these are now adapted and incorporated into the hand-wound calibre 2953, which gives life to the Royal Oak Minute Repeater Supersonnerie Replica. Now, while there isn’t a limitation number attached to today’s launch, it’s safe to say that the watch will be highly limited by production and availability.

Tech Specs

Movement: Hand-wound Calibre 2953; minute repeater Supersonnerie; hours, minutes and small seconds; minimum guaranteed power reserve 72 hours

Case & Dial: 42mm titanium case, glare proofed sapphire crystal, screw-locked crown, water-resistant to 50m; smoked grey dial with “Grande Tapisserie” pattern, black small seconds counter, white gold applied hour-markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating, black inner bezel

Bracelet: Titanium bracelet with AP folding clasp

Code 11.59 By Audemars Piguet Tourbillon Openworked, Ref. 26600CR.OO.D009KB.01

The Best Code 11.59 By Audemars Piguet Tourbillon Openworked Replica was first introduced as a unique execution for Only Watch in 2019, with an opaline silver-toned inner bezel. Later this watch was made as a production piece, now with a grey lacquered inner bezel.

Now the watch has been reimagined with a lacquered black inner bezel, in a pink gold — case and bezel. Often lauded as one of the best-looking complications within the Code 11.59 By Audemars Piguet family, and this new addition is no exception.

Taking inspiration from the Luxury Only Replica Watch unique piece, the new 26600CR openworked tourbillon features a multi-toned grey openworked movement housed within a white gold case with a pink gold octagonal middle case.

Tech Specs

Movement: Hand-Wound Calibre 2948; tourbillon, hours and minutes; minimum power reserve guaranteed 72 h

Case & Dial: Audemars Piguet Replica 41mm 18-carat white gold bezel, lugs, push-pieces and crown, 18-carat pink gold middle case, double curved glare proofed sapphire crystal, glare proofed sapphire caseback, water-resistant to 30m; slate grey lacquered inner bezel and 18-carat pink gold hands

Strap: Slate grey rubber-coated strap with 18-carat white gold AP folding clasp

Introducing the Royal Oak Replica Collection

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Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin / 39mm

The 15202, which in 2000 marked a turning point in the “Jumbo” history and Royal Oak’s entrance into the third millennium, is now being retired to make way for the 16202.18-carat pink gold with a smoked grey dial, 18-carat yellow gold with a smoke yellow-gold dial, 950 platinum with a sunburst based smoked green dial and, lastly, a tribute to the very original Best Audemars Piguet Replica Watch, in stainless steel with the “Bleu Nuit, Nuage 50” dial, the very same shade of blue that was developed by Geneva-based dial maker Stern Frêres for the 5402.

Back then the color was obtained by immersing each dial in a galvanic bath of a specific formulation for a specific time and at a specific temperature to order to obtain this specific color. A thin layer of varnish mixed with a few drops of black colour (n° 50) was then applied onto the Cheap Audemars Piguet Replica dial to protect it. The term “nuage” refers to the cloud effect the drop of black creates when it enters the protective liquid varnish. Today, the “Bleu Nuit, Nuage 50″ hue is achieved in a more reliable method by PVD, which ensures consistent coloration.

The bevels adorning the top and the bottom of the case have been enlarged to enhance the play of light between the satin-finished and polished surfaces, while bestowing the watch with a slender aesthetic. For its part, the caseback has been slightly more integrated into the case middle to sit more comfortably on the wrist.

This more pronounced decrease in thickness brings forward the bracelet’s taper for more visual appeal. Furthermore, the links are thinner throughout the bracelet, and therefore lighter, offering added comfort and optimum ergonomics.

Audemars Piguet Replica Watches Calibre 7121 has been constructed with the expertise of our engineers and watchmakers, specialised in both simple and complicated mechanisms. This cross-department collaboration resulted in the creation of a robust and powerful extra-thin selfwinding movement that seamlessly fits in the slender architecture of the Royal Oak ‘Jumbo’ case, paving the way for a new generation of in-house AP movements.”

We have a movement that now has frequency of 4Hz, up from 2.75Hz, a power reserve that clocks in a minimum of 55 hours, up from 40 hours and at long last, a quick set date. The higher frequency, by virtue of theory suggests that the 7121 will keep better time, simply because the Audemars Piguet Replica Swiss Made higher oscillation rate divides time into smaller spans, giving rise to a higher resolution time measurement.

Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Openworked / 41mm

Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Openworked. The maison had unveiled the first selfwinding Royal Oak with a flying tourbillon in November of 2020. And now the Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon has been transformed into the first ever, Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Openworked.

The movement powering the watch is the selfwinding 2972, an evolution of the Calibre 2950 that debuted as part of the Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Replica collection in 2019 and later the Royal Oak with a flying tourbillon in late 2020.

Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin Openworked / 39mm

The “Jumbo” is also getting a new skeleton iteration with the freshly baked Calibre 7124. As opposed to the Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Fashion Replica Watches, the skeletonised design on the “Jumbo” Extra-Thin Openworked seems to pay greater homage to a more traditional sense of aesthetics.

Running at a frequency of 4Hz the Calibre 7124 is possibly a direct derivative of the 7121, sans the complete dial and baseplate, of course. The calibre does however seem to boast a higher power reserve at a 57-hour minimum.

Royal Oak Selfwinding / 37 mm & Royal Oak Selfwinding Chronograph / 38 & 41mm

Audemars Piguet will be launching a refreshed line-up of selfwinding hour, minute, second and date models in 37 mm as well as new 38 and 41 mm selfwinding chronographs. Most of these are as well fitted with the dedicated Royal Oak “50-years” rotor, save for the 38mm chronographs with closed casebacks.

The minute track on these Royal Oaks Best Replica Watches, which was in the past printed on a flat surface on the perimeter of the Tapisserie dial, is now printed directly onto the Tapisserie pattern of all Royal Oak selfwinding hour, minute, second and date models.

Movement wise, Audemars Piguet has replaced the Calibre 3120 with a the 4Hz Calibre 5900, which will be powering the Royal Oak references in 37mm. The 5900 is thinner at 3.9 mm (vs 4.26 mm) and boasts 60 hours of power reserve.

The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Replica Watch

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The Low-down

Audemars Piguet launched a deluge of releases – 34 to be exact. Truly celebrate what the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Replica represents – an incredible piece of design that has managed to not only remain relevant but has defined the current design output of the industry and in many ways watch collecting itself.

Out of the 34 new releases, from chronographs to flying tourbillons, from case sizes of 37mm to 41mm, all everyone wanted to know was what the new time and date only, Cheap 39mm Royal Oak ‘Jumbo’ Replica would look like.The Jumbo now holds the designation 16202 and there were subtle changes made to the case and integrated bracelet, that accentuates its iconic silhouette and makes it wear more comfortably. But the biggest change of all is the Jumbo is now powered by a brand new caliber 7121.

The caliber 2870 in the Ra’s ultra-thin 5.3mm case remains one of the smallest and lightest in the world, and thanks to its pioneering use of titanium, its tourbillon cage measures only 7.2mm in diameter and is 0.123g light. Its patented gongs and case design were able to produce in a wristwatch a chime as loud and clear as those found in pocket Audemars Piguet Replica Watches. And it was water resistant to 20m, which is 20 more than its contemporaries.

The RD#2 was another grand complication in the form of an ultra-thin perpetual calendar. AP achieved this feat by combining the separate mechanisms of the perpetual calendar’s functions, and reduced the height of the movement from three levels to a single plane, with the dial serving as a top plate as well.

At 39mm x 8.1mm, so there won’t be any surprises to how it wears on the wrist. However, to fit their existing selfwinding flying tourbillon movement, the caliber 2950, which was designed to fit in the 41mm Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Replica, AP’s research and development team had to find a way to shave off height from the caliber 2950.

The RD#3’s caliber 2968 was developed in conjunction with the new Jumbo’s caliber 7121, and the two movements share much of the same architecture with one another. To achieve the Audemars Piguet Replica Watches China caliber 2968’s ultra-thin height of 3.4mm, a mere 0.2mm more than the caliber 7121, AP focused on redesigning the traditional tourbillon’s composition itself.

A traditional tourbillon, while seemingly complex visually, its mechanical theory is actually quite easy to understand. Have a look here if you’re still scratching your head about how a tourbillon works. As for a flying tourbillon, it is simply a tourbillon with the top bridge removed, making it seem like it isn’t being held down by any structure.

The height of the tourbillon cage is reduced, which in turn reduced the movement height by one level, and the caliber 2968 can be fitted into the Jumbo’s case. Energy transmission to the tourbillon is also improved due to the smaller angular pitch between the peripheral drive wheel and the rest of the wheel train.

All these changes have been implemented to create a feeling of lightness and airiness that complements the thinness of the Jumbo’s case. According to Michael Friedman, Head of Complications, “The Audemars Piguet 1:1 Replica Watches movement architecture was designed to offer a unique view of the smaller case while showcasing an engaging contrast of hand-finishing techniques throughout.”

Looking through the sapphire case back, the feeling of airiness persists with a semi-skeletonized movement with open-worked bridges for the automatic winding wheel train, barrel, and movement going train. In contrast, the exquisite polished beveling of the exterior edges and even for the interior angles of the skeletonized portions showcase Audemars Piguet Quality Replica Watches expertise in classic hand finishing techniques. The similarly decorated, bi-directional open-worked oscillating weight is made of 22-carat pink gold which is rhodium plated to match the movement bridges.

Whether you love or hate the idea of the tourbillon, exposed on a dial or otherwise, it is undeniably the ultimate expression of the most important component of a mechanical watch – its beating heart. In the same vein, the Royal Oak Jumbo Swiss Replica Watch is the genre-defining, ultimate expression of the luxury stainless steel sports watch.