The Most Collectible Royal Oak Watch

On December 8, 2012, iPao Auction will focus on world famous watches and share the wonderful time tunnel journey with you. The most collectible focal point at that time, Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak watch will debut at the World Luxury Watch Auction held by Love Shot, and together with 100 world luxury watches Movado, Citizen, GUCCI, etc., it can not be missed Feast of famous watches.
的 Features of Royal Oak
With its octagonal surface, the Royal Oak watch has an attractive legend behind its unique shape. Royal Oak watch with octagonal surface
In 1972, the famous Audemars Piguet (Audemars Piguet) launched the Royal Oak (Royal Oak) series of watches, it was created by the talented watch designer Gerald Genta. Gerald Genta has been involved in the design of a number of Swiss luxury watches including IWC (Geneva), Patek Philippe, Omega and Bvlgari. The revolutionary design of the exposed screws of the Royal Oak watch breaks the watch industry’s decades-long unwritten rule: all working parts are hidden. Gerald Genta has therefore influenced the design of clocks and watches around the world.
Royal Oak watch with octagonal surface
Royal Oak was originally a battleship launched by the Royal Navy in 1830. At that time, the types of shipborne weapons and the tonnage of the ships were the highest in the world. The designer of Audemars Piguet was named as Design inspiration was found on the battleship Royal Oak. The octagonal porthole on the battleship is the origin of the unique octagonal surface of Audemars Piguet, because the porthole of the ship is a symbol of strength and water resistance.
The reason why the oak tree has such respect in the United Kingdom is because the emperor Charles II saved his life by hiding in an oak tree while avoiding the pursuit of the enemy, so he chose the Royal Oak. Symbol of the royal protector. Since then, Oak has enjoyed the most special respect in the heart of the British royal family. Royal Oak watch with octagonal surface
Although the appearance and functional design of the watch are slightly different, the shape of the Royal Oak watch has not deviated from the original creation concept obtained from the ship’s porthole. The original design has been further improved to form today’s unique Some Royal Oak watches have produced more than 700 different models so far. In the 21st century today, it is still the most perfect watch across the world, with over 60% of the world’s top sports watches.