The year 2022 was destined to be an intriguing one for the Replica AP watch brand, Audemars Piguet. While the brand might have sustained its momentum a bit longer, it presented everyone with an excellent opportunity to acquire an AP watch at attractive prices. As we transition into 2023, if I were to recommend a timepiece, the Replica AP watch Royal Oak would undoubtedly be at the top of the list. With its competitive price and the allure of its 50th anniversary, this AP watch is genuinely a must-have.
Distinguishing Between Old and New AP Watch Models:
In 2022, the AP watch brand, Audemars Piguet, underwent a significant transformation. This wasn’t just about launching limited-edition models for the 50th anniversary. The brand revamped its logo, removing the iconic gold “AP” abbreviation from the Royal Oak.
Apart from the 16202 commemorative AP watch model, only the Offshore and Concept models retain the gold logo. This strategic move by Audemars Piguet, the brand behind the AP watch, aims to enhance the distinction between the traditional Royal Oak and the newer models. Personally, I have a soft spot for the design of the older AP watches.
Recently, I received the 50th-anniversary edition of the AP watch Royal Oak commemorative album. Collaborating with ASSOULINE, the design feels more luxurious, with top-tier imagery and layout. However, content-wise, I have a preference for the historical narratives from the 40th anniversary. The 50th-anniversary edition feels more like a magazine, albeit a luxurious one befitting the AP watch brand.
A friend gifted me two top-tier rose gold AP watch models, 26240 & 15407, perfect for a review. Rose gold is a material Audemars Piguet, the brand behind the AP watch, particularly cherishes. This material, combined with the robust design of the Royal Oak, results in a visually stunning AP watch.
Both AP watches have a diameter of 41MM. However, the 26420 chronograph appears larger due to its crown and protective shoulders, while the openwork design of the 15407 seems more subdued. The openwork dial design of this AP watch is genuinely breathtaking. The price difference between the two AP watch models indicates the higher positioning of the latter.
Let’s first delve into the 26240 with its army green dial, a signature feature of the AP watch. Among Audemars Piguet’s standard dial colors, green stands out, especially in this AP watch model. The army green chosen by Audemars Piguet for this AP watch differs from other brands, creating a unique gradient effect.
Now, let’s focus on the details of the 15407 AP watch. The movement isn’t the new 42 series but retains the older 32 series. The most eye-catching feature of this AP watch is the golden balance wheel and balance bridge at the eight o’clock position.
Whether viewed from the front or the back, the movement of an AP watch is paramount. My only concern is whether the 50-meter water resistance of this AP watch can withstand external interference.
The Royal Oak design, a flagship of the AP watch brand, is known for its integrated bracelet and unparalleled comfort. The case thickness is strictly controlled, making it a standout feature of the AP watch.
Having both these top-tier AP watch models from Audemars Piguet is a rare treat. This is why I often emphasize the importance of investing in high-end models from renowned brands like Replica AP watch. Only when others see and envy do you truly succeed.
AP Watch – Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Series
Model: Ref. 15407OR.OO.1220OR.01
Price: $ 98000
Model: Ref. 26240OR.OO.1320OR.08
Price: $ 75900