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Royal Oak Collection - Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak and the 5 Reasons They Are Exceptional

The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak is one of the most sought-after watch models among horologists and watch enthusiasts. It is known for its unique design and interesting backstory. Famous owners of Royal Oaks are the Shah of Iran, Jay-Z, LeBron James, Prince Michael of Kent, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Novak Djokovic to name a few. Among Swiss luxury watches, it is one of the most groundbreaking and arguably has the most revolutionary design. Before the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, there has never been a watch like it made by the “Holy Trinity” of Swiss watchmakers, namely, Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, and Vacheron Constantin. Today, it has spawned hundreds of designs, from some that have been faithful to its original design to the most experimental such as the Royal Oak Concept. As its classic design celebrates its 50th anniversary, we look at five reasons why the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak an exceptional watch.

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Patek Philippe Gondolo White Gold 4972-1G-001 with Guilloched Mother-of-Pearl dial

Patek Philippe Gondolo, a Historical Watch Worth Your Attention

You may be familiar with the Patek Philippe brand through its more famous models such as the Calatrava, the Nautilus, the Aquanaut, or for ladies, the Twenty~4. One of Patek Philipe's models that may have escaped your attention is the Gondolo. These watches are considered 

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Richard Mille Watches and the Formula 1 Drivers That Wear Them

Richard Mille Watches and the Formula 1 Drivers That Wear Them

Richard Mille watches are heavily-associated with Formula 1 racing, likely because they share so many qualities in common with Formula 1 cars. Richard Mille watches, and Formula 1 cars are highly-engineered handcrafted machines at the peak of technical innovation. Richard Mille watches can be considered “racing machines on the wrist,” thereby pushing both cars and watches to the very limits of technology. 
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Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711-1300A-001

Four Reasons Why the Patek Philippe Nautilus Is the Perfect Sports Watch

Few timepieces can be considered perfect. For a watchmaker known for their precise engineering, intricate craftsmanship, and unparalleled attention to detail, the superior quality, build, design, and engineering behind every Patek Philippe Nautilus watch make it, indeed, the perfect sports watch. From its foundation in 1839, Patek Philippe steadily established its reputation for making 
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Four Reasons Why the Patek Philippe Twenty~4 Is The Perfect Gift for the Active and Modern Woman

Four Reasons Why the Patek Philippe Twenty~4 Is The Perfect Gift for the Active and Modern Woman

The Patek Philippe Twenty~4 is the watch company's distinctive ladies' collection. Introduced in 1999, it has evolved over twenty years of technical and elegant refinement. Though the Twenty~4 is known for its Manchette-style cases, 
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Patek Philippe For Under $30K? Try The Calatrava

Patek Philippe For Under $30K? Try The Calatrava

The Patek Philippe watch company is considered by collectors and horologists worldwide as one part of the Holy Trinity of Swiss Watchmakers (Audemars Piguet and Vacheron Constantin being the other two). Renowned for their craftsmanship and pushing the limits of engineering and technical excellence in mechanical watch construction, 
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5146, 5205, 5396, 5961, Patek Philippe Annual Calendar: What’s Behind The Reference Numbers

5146, 5205, 5396, 5961, Patek Philippe Annual Calendar: What’s Behind The Reference Numbers

The Patek Philippe brand is known for pushing the limits of fine mechanical watchmaking and craftsmanship. Each timepiece is not only a mechanical marvel but a piece of art and a tribute to the highest level of excellence in all aspects of Swiss watchmaking. 
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5 Reasons Why The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Is So Special

5 Reasons Why The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Is So Special

In the words of John Mayer, the Patek Philippe Aquanaut model is “the Chuck Taylor version of a Patek Philippe.” No other Patek Philippe model has the special variants that veer off from the traditional pieces that have made Patek Philippe so revered. 
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Patek Philippe, Rolex, Audemars Piguet: The Watches Top Soccer Players Wear

Patek Philippe, Rolex, Audemars Piguet: The Watches Top Soccer Players Wear

With 6-figure weekly wages for each of these soccer players, it is no surprise that they can afford the top watches available on the market. 
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Patek Philippe Grand Complications White Gold 6002G-010 with Black Enamel dial

The Complications that Make Patek Philippe a Truly Exceptional Luxury Watch

Patek Philippe watches are the most sought-after watches in the world today. Only around 50,000 watches are produced in their Geneva factory each year, whereas other luxury watchmakers can produce approximately 1,000,000 watches.
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The Story Behind the Rolex Logo

The Story Behind the Rolex Logo

You’ve learned a bit about Rolex over the years, including the early years of the company. That’s why the name of Hans Wilsdorf is familiar to you, along with the fact that wristwatches were uncommon and generally considered less reliable than the popular pocket watches of the early 20th century. 
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What Does Cellini Mean in Rolex?

What Does Cellini Mean in Rolex?

As a person of discriminating taste, you pride yourself on knowing a great deal about luxury watches. Recently, you heard of one that isn’t familiar. The watch in question is a Rolex Cellini. When did this one appear, and why have you not heard of it before?
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