Which is the best Audemars Piguet?


Which is the best Audemars Piguet?

Royal Oak Selfwinding Today, the Royal Oak continues its reign as a design icon, and it is undoubtedly the most well-known Audemars Piguet collection. The sophistication and timelessness of timepieces from the Royal Oak Concept make them the perfect pick for new watch collectors.

How can you tell a fake AP?

How can I tell a fake Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch in 60 seconds?

  1. Inspect the thickness of the case on your Audemars Piguet watch.
  2. Look at the tapisserie on the dial of your watch.
  3. Verify the screws on the bezel of your watch.
  4. Check the engravings found on the movement plate present on the back of the watch.

What is AP jumbo?

An original, Series A Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Ref 5402ST. Inside beat an ultra-thin automatic caliber developed in conjunction with Jaeger-LeCoultre. JLC called it the 920. AP called it the 2121. The Royal Oak Jumbo was also one of the first watches to feature an integrated bracelet.

What is so special about Audemars Piguet?

An Audemars Piguet Automatic watch may have many replicas, yet it is still a highly desirable and in-demand watch. It is the combination of luxurious and unique designs, fine craftsmanship, best quality materials and a rich history that makes these classic watches worth collecting.

Do Audemars Piguet hold their value?

Do Audemars Piguet watches hold their value? Yes, they hold their value very well and more than many other watchmakers but on average they hold their value slightly less compared to Rolex or Patek which are the top two when it comes to holding value.

Is it hard to get Audemars Piguet?

The reality: It is today almost impossible to acquire an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra-Thin 15202ST new, at retail price, without waiting over 2 or 3 years. 01 is about EUR 38,000 to EUR 40,000, a 55% premium over retail.

When did Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15202 come out?

The Royal Oak Ref. 15202 (called Extra-Thin or Jumbo) is a reissue of the original Royal Oak watch introduced by Audemars Piguet in 2000 . The original Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, introduced in 1972, set a new standard for luxury.

What’s the new movement on the Audemars Piguet 15500?

Probably the biggest change is inside, instead of the Audemars Piguet caliber 3120, the 15500 now uses the new in-house developed and manufactured caliber 4302 movement. This movement is also being used for their new CODE 11:59 three-hand model, for example.

What’s the difference between Royal Oak 15202 and 15300?

Almost 10 years ago, I wrote a comparison between the Royal Oak 15202 ‘Jumbo’ and the ‘then’ standard Royal Oak Date, with reference 15300. Both 39mm Royal Oak watches but with a huge difference: the movement.

Which is bigger the 15300 or The 15400?

The 15400 was just bolder than the 39mm 15300, and not only because of the 2mm extra for the case diameter, but also because of the dial. Later on, gold and bi-colour models were added to the 15400 family. Now, 7 years later, Audemars Piguet decided it was time for an update. Or upgrade.