New colours and gemstone combinations for the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding in 37 mm

Royal Oak Selfwinding in 37 mm
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Swiss Haute Horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet is pleased to expand its 15452 series with two new Royal Oak Selfwinding models in 37 mm. Crafted in white or pink gold, the two iterations are meticulously set with diamonds and colourful gemstones, while their guilloché dial incorporates new grey or beige hues. A new satin-finished calfskin leather strap completes the watch’s elegant and original aesthetic.

Royal Oak Selfwinding in 37 mm
In shades of beige and orange, or grey and pink, the two new 37 mm Royal Oak Selfwinding models exude refinement.
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Each of the 40 brilliant-cut gemstones adorning the gold bezel has been meticulously chosen to offer a smooth and harmonious gradation. The stones have been individually cut and polished to present clear and sharp angles before being set by hand on the bezel. Perfectly aligned, they reflect the ever-changing light to create unique optical effects, ranging from red and orange tints to pink hues, depending on the model.

Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm

Warm blend of pink gold and coloured gemstones

The case of the 18-carat pink gold model is paved with 124 brilliant-cut diamonds down to the bracelet connecting studs. The new beige hue of the “Grande Tapisserie” dial echoes the pink gold case and matching hour-markers and hands, while bestowing the watch with a contemporary flair. The two pink gold applied hour-markers at 12 o’clock are also set with brilliant-cut diamonds. For its part, the pink gold bezel is embellished with 40 yellow sapphires, red garnets and orange spessartite garnets. This vivid gradation – a first for the Royal Oak – adds a warm and bright touch.

Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm

Elegant combination of white gold and graded pink gemstones

The 18-carat white gold case and connecting studs of the second reference are also set with 124 brilliant-cut diamonds. The rhodium-toned dial is enhanced by a “Grand Tapisserie” pattern and applied 18-carat white gold hour-markers and hands. As for the pink gold version, the two hour-markers at 12 o’clock are set with brilliant-cut diamonds. To contrast with the watch’s monochromatic aesthetic, the white gold bezel is set with 40 brilliant-cut pink sapphires and rubies offering a refined and subtle gradation. Resolutely feminine, this unique combination will seamlessly sit on the slenderest wrists.

Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm

“Each gemstone was meticulously chosen to achieve these gradations, while privileging the purest and most vibrant colours. Finding the perfect gradation required months of research. The smooth and harmonious whole it creates pays tribute to the infinite palette of coloured gemstones.” – Nathalie Barzilay, GIA Graduate Gemologist

Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm

New satin-finished straps

The Manufacture introduces two new matching satin-finished calfskin leather straps – beige for the pink gold version and light grey for the white gold reference. This calfskin strap is highly resistant while offering the same visual aesthetic as a satin strap. The pink or white gold AP folding clasp is also set with 28 brilliant-cut diamonds.

Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm

Calibre uniting user comfort and refined aesthetic

These two models are equipped with the self-winding Calibre 3120 which encompasses refined finishing including circular graining, polished chamfers and “Côtes de Genève” on the bridges. The 22-carat gold oscillating weight, visible through the sapphire caseback, is adorned with the Audemars and Piguet coats of arms as well as with the engraved AP monogram and long-form signature. This three-hander will grant optimum user comfort with its 60 hours of power reserve and its instant jump date indication. Secured on either side of the main plate, the cross-through balance-bridge also ensures great shock resistance. Blending ancestral craftsmanship and contemporary design, these new timepieces radiate sophisticated elegance.

Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm 15452OR.ZY.D038VE.01
Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm 15452OR.ZY.D038VE.01

Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm 15452OR.ZY.D038VE.01

Functions

  • Hours, minutes, centre seconds and date.

Movement specification

  • Selfwinding Calibre 3120
  • Total diameter: 26.6 mm (11 ¾ lignes)
  • Total thickness: 4.3 mm
  • Number of jewels: 40
  • Number of parts: 282
  • Minimum power reserve guaranteed: 60 h
  • Frequency of balance wheel: 3 Hz (21,600 vibrations/hour)

Case

  • 18-carat pink gold case set with 124 brilliant-cut diamonds,
  • bezel set with 40 brilliant-cut yellow sapphires,
  • red garnets and orange spessartite garnets,
  • glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback,
  • screw-locked crown,
  • water-resistant to 50 m.
  • Case thickness: 9.8 mm

Dial

  • Beige dial with “Grande Tapisserie” pattern,
  • pink gold applied hour-markers,
  • including two at 12 o’clock that are set with brilliant-cut diamonds,
  • pink gold Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating.

Strap

  • Beige satin-finished calfskin leather strap with 18-carat pink gold AP folding clasp set with 28 brilliant-cut diamonds.

Gem setting

  • 40 brilliant-cut yellow sapphires, red garnets and orange spessartite garnets for a total of ~0.96 carats (bezel).
  • 124 brilliant-cut diamonds for a total of ~1.38 carats (case).
  • 28 brilliant-cut diamonds for a total of ~0.35 carats (clasp).
Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm 15452BC.ZY.D007VE.01
Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm 15452BC.ZY.D007VE.01

Royal Oak Selfwinding 37 mm 15452BC.ZY.D007VE.01

Functions

  • Hours, minutes, centre seconds and date.

Movement specification

  • Selfwinding Calibre 3120
  • Total diameter: 26.6 mm (11 ¾ lignes)
  • Total thickness: 4.3 mm
  • Number of jewels: 40
  • Number of parts: 282
  • Minimum power reserve guaranteed: 60 h
  • Frequency of balance wheel: 3 Hz (21,600 vibrations/hour)

Case

  • 18-carat white gold case set with 124 brilliant-cut diamonds,
  • bezel set with 40 brilliant-cut graded pink sapphires and rubies,
  • glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback,
  • screw-locked crown,
  • water-resistant to 50 m.
  • Case thickness: 9.8 mm

Dial

  • Rhodium-toned “Grande Tapisserie” dial,
  • white gold applied hour-markers,
  • including two at 12 o’clock that are set with brilliant-cut diamonds,
  • white gold Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating.

Strap

  • Light grey satin-finished calfskin leather strap with white gold AP folding clasp set with 28 brilliant-cut diamonds.

Gem setting

  • 40 brilliant-cut graded pink sapphires and rubies for a total of ~0.96 carats (bezel).
  • 124 brilliant-cut diamonds for a total of ~1.38 carats (case).
  • 28 brilliant-cut diamonds for a total of ~0.35 carats (clasp).

About Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet is the oldest fine watchmaking manufacturer still in the hands of its founding families (Audemars and Piguet). Based in Le Brassus since 1875, the company has nurtured generations of talented craftspeople who have continuously developed new skills and techniques, broadening their savoir-faire to set rule-breaking trends. In the Vallée de Joux, at the heart of the Swiss Jura, Audemars Piguet has created numerous masterpieces, testament to the Manufacture’s ancestral savoir-faire and forward-thinking spirit. Sharing its passion and savoir-faire with watch enthusiasts worldwide through the language of emotions, Audemars Piguet has established enriching exchanges among fields of creative practices and fostered an inspired community. Born in Le Brassus, raised around the world. — www.audemarspiguet.com

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