Vintage 18 Karat Yellow Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak with Date - C Serial
Maker: Audemars Piguet Model: Royal Oak Year: c.1980-1986 Material: 18K Yellow Gold Dial: Gray Movement: Quartz Serial: C Serial Case Measurement: 33mm Weight: 137 grams Condition: Vintage slight scratches. unpolished. can easily polish for you. We prefer non-polished watches. Comes with Original AP Wooden Box. Made in Switzerland
In the world of horology, some watches transcend mere timekeeping, the ticking movement of their hands echoing a legacy of craftsmanship and precision.
Enter Audemars Piguet, a paragon of expertise and elegance with a history dating back to 1875. The Royal Oak, an icon born in 1972 and designed by the legendary Gérald Genta, marked a pivotal moment in watchmaking as the first luxury sports watch. This 1980s edition, cast in 18k gold, showcases an integrated bracelet and a captivating dark grey "tapisserie" dial, adding a dynamic touch uncommon in sports watches. The octagonal bezel, secured by eight visible screws, pays homage to deep-sea diver's helmets, showcasing Genta's innovative design approach.
This vintage Royal Oak is a nod to artisanal skill. Its intricate movements, meticulous detailing, and fusion of form and function are the hallmarks of a watch cherished by those who appreciate life's finer things. As a coveted collector's item, the Royal Oak has graced the wrists of influential personalities like Serena Williams and Steph Curry who chose a Royal Oak to accept his MVP award.
This 1980 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak stands as a timeless testament, reminding its wearer that true luxury is the fusion of heritage, craftsmanship, and the relentless pursuit of excellence.
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