The 2015 Universal Exhibition started in Milan on May 1 and runs through October 31 where it will become the world’s window to the beauty and way of life of the Bel Paese. This is the perfect backdrop for Audemars Piguet to create a limited edition Royal Oak to pay homage to Italy and the city of Milan.
This watch is 41 mm in case diameter and constructed out of stainless steel and has a gold bezel with 8 octagonal hex screws. The dial is silver with grande tapisserie motif with blue counters. 30 minute counter with green white and red indices, applied white gold markers and white gold royal oak hands with luminescent coating and blue outer zone.
The functions include: Hours and minutes Small seconds at 6 o’clock Chronograph with continuous central seconds hand and 30-minute counter (at 3 o’clock) featuring the colors of the Italian flag. and Date function.
The movement is the Swiss automatic Audemars Piguet in-house caliber 2385 with 37 jewels, 21,600 vph and a power reserve of 40 hours and the watch is fitted on blue rubber strap with a stainless steel AP folding clasp and also a hand-stitched “large square scale” blue alligator strap.
This watch is limited to 500 pieces for the world and is packaged in a A specially made presentation box featuring a metal plate that reproduces the watch’s caseback with the colors of the Italian flag.
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS – ROYAL OAK CHRONOGRAPH
Limited edition of 500 pieces
Selfwinding Caliber 2385
Total diameter: 26.20 mm (11½ lignes)
Total thickness: 5.50 mm
Number of jewels: 37
Number of parts: 304
Minimum guaranteed power reserve: > 40 h
Frequency of balance wheel: 3 Hz (21’600 alternances/hour)
Stainless steel case, glare-proof sapphire crystal, caseback engraved with “Swiss Made Limited Edition”, screw-locked crown, water-resistant to 50 m.
Diameter: 41 mm
Thickness: 10.95 mm
Silvered dial with “Grande Tapisserie” motif, blue counters, 30-minute counter with green, white and red indices, applied white gold hour-markers and white gold Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating, blue outer zone.
Blue rubber strap with stainless steel AP folding clasp and hand-stitched “large square scale” blue alligator strap.
Hours and minutes
Small seconds at 6 o’clock
Chronograph with continuous central seconds hand and 30-minute counter (at 3 o’clock) featuring the colors of the Italian flag.