Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Selfwinding

by Sol Solomon on March 12, 2012

in Audemars Piguet, Designer Watch Reviews, Exclusive Watch Reviews, Latest Reviews, Product Information

 

Royal Oak Selfwinding

 

Ref – 15300ST.OO.1220ST.01


A disruptive and downright revolutionary timepiece, the Royal Oak is immediately recognizable thanks to its state-of-the-art engineered strongbox case, octagonal bezel secured by eight hexagonal screws, visible water resistance gaskets, dials adorned with exclusive engine-turned “Grande Tapisserie” motif.

 

Technical Details

Case

Glare proofed sapphire crystal and caseback,

 Screw-locked crown,

Water-resistant to 50 m

Dial

                     “Grande Tapisserie” pattern,

White gold applied hour-markers with luminescent coating,

Ref – 15300ST.00.1220ST.02    White gold Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating    Ref – 15300ST.00.1220ST.03

Bracelet

 Stainless steel AP folding clasp

Functions

Hours, minutes, centre seconds, date

Movement thickness with module – 4.26 mm

Total diameter – 11¾ lines

Type of balance – with Variable inertia blocks

Frequency of balance wheel – 3,00 (=21’600 alternances/hour) Hz

Type of balance-spring stud-holder – Screwed mobile stud

Balance-spring type – Flat

Direction of automatic winding – Bidirectional

Type of oscillating weight – Monobloc in 22-carat gold

Number of jewels – 40

Power reserve – 60 h

Number of parts – 280

Calibre

Selfwinding Manufacture Calibre 3120

                                                                            Specificities

Stop balance when setting time

Oscillating weight with ceramic ball bearings

Bevels of the bridges are diamond graved

Inverted snailing on bridges

Date / Date in Dial aperture

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