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How the Royal Oaks Bolt Design Went Down in History

A pivotal part of Gerald Gentas legacy of certainly the revolutionary case design of the 5402 Royal Oak. Something the world has not seen before; A high-grade stainless steel luxury sports watch wi...

A Creative Dial - How The Royal Oak Tells Time

I think we - as did history - have established the Royal Oak as a trendsetting, revolutionary timepiece. But beyond the radically new concepts there had to be some aspects that resonated with what ...

A Trendsetting Dial - Royal Oak, Royal Blue

The Royal Oak has been a trendsetting watch. As we've seen in the last part it literally defined a whole new genre of sports watches. It is something revolutionary new as a whole but what happens i...

Taking Roots in Modern Horology - The Royal Oak

The legend, the myth, the icon... the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 5402. Inspired by nautical themes the Royal Oak sported an octagonal bezel, visible screws and gaskets. The design was the incarnatio...