Regarding the tourbillon technology, Audemars Piguet has always exerted great efforts. In 1986, the world’s first self-winding tourbillon watch was published by Audemars Piguet. At the time, the quartz storm swept the end of the industry. Tradition The mechanical watch world has not yet fully revived from the impact, and Audemars Piguet’s research and development has undoubtedly injected a strong heart into the watch world. At that time, the thickness of the 2870 movement of this tourbillon watch was 3.5mm. In order to reduce the overall thickness, the movement substrate is the case back. Therefore, the thickness of the entire watch is only 5.5mm. It is still the world’s thinnest automatic winding tourbillon. . Of course, the accuracy and durability, of course, cannot be compared with the new watch hardened by modern technology, but it is a historical symbolic work.
The blue faceplate is decorated with the ‘Petite Tapisserie’ checkered pattern from the Royal Oak of the early 1972, with streamlined hour markers and hands, leaving the glory to the tourbillon at 6 o’clock, and the large screw balance Keep moving in seconds, and appreciate the delicate chamfering of the bridge’s cut
Feature 1: RO’s signature characteristics remain unchanged for half a century
As for the modern Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm ultra-thin tourbillon watch, it has quite another classic meaning. The signature octagonal case from the ship’s porthole does not change the original taste, including the crown also made of octagonal cross, the bezel is locked with hexagonal screws, and the blue face plate is decorated with a small ” Petite Tapisserie ” The decoration is in perfect harmony with the warm and warm rose gold case. The simple stick-shaped hour markers and hands restore pure indication. Below the 12 o’clock hour mark is the word ” AUDEMARS PIGUET \\ ‘. An interpretation of the gentle and bright style of a gentleman.
The case is polished through two different textures: brushed matte and polished. It shows the sharp transition of the Royal Oak series octagonal case, and the sharp outline of only 8.85mm in thickness. Material case can also show different levels
Feature 2: Tourbillon known for its thinness
Watches are accessories, and of course they should be light and convenient to carry around. Therefore, the new Royal Oak Tourbillon is thinner than the previous generation. The 2924 movement is 4.46mm thick, which is currently on the market. One of the tourbillon movements, even with the case, is only 8.85mm. Although it has the complicated device of the tourbillon, it still has a surprisingly slim. The 2924 movement is composed of 216 parts, with a 3/4 plywood design on the back. It forms a solid structure with the straddle bridge of the tourbillon. The large screw balance wheel has a stable vibration frequency of 21,600vph and a dynamic storage of 70. The spectrum of the hour, while striving for a slim watch, adheres to the precise and durable nature of a timepiece.
The 2924 movement uses a 3/4 plywood design with a polished Geneva wave surface. The traditional form just exposes the tourbillon at 6 o’clock, which is opposite to a barrel that can store about 70 hours of power. The thickness of the movement is only 4.46mm. One of the finest in tourbillon movements
Feature three: changes in different materials and colors
In addition, the diameter of this watch is also adjusted to 41mm, which is more in line with the large size preference of modern people for sports watches, but it is not too unreasonable. It adds weight without reason, and is thinner, more masculine, and more modern Royal Oak. Through the adjustment of local details, the new benchmark of modern beauty is blended into classic masterpieces in a subtle way to achieve the next 40 new era. In addition to the expensive rose gold model, the first Royal Oak in 1972 was actually made of stainless steel. Therefore, the 41 mm ultra-thin tourbillon watch also has a stainless steel case with a blue dial. Rigid style, closer to the Royal Oak spirit.
Royal Oak Tourbillon 41mm Slim Tourbillon
Stainless steel or 18K rose gold material / 2924 self-winding movement / hour and minute display / tourbillon device / power reserve display / sapphire crystal, transparent bottom cover / waterproof 50 meters / diameter 41mm