Top 7 Facts About The AP Royal Oak Equation Of Time
Audemars Piguet (AP) has always been known for its innate ingenuity embodied through timepieces that are now regarded for their iconic details. It is no surprise then that when the brand tries its hand on complications, it is sure to be a sought-after piece for legions of its loyal fans. A great example of this endeavour is the AP Royal Oak Equation of Time.
Watch aficionados on the lookout for the perfect fusion of complications and legendary allure will not be disappointed with this timepiece. Revolution Magazine shares some interesting facts about the Royal Oak Equation of Time that will definitely excite avid collectors of this iconic brand.
Has The DNA Of An Icon
The Royal Oak Equation of Time takes pride in possessing the aesthetic appeal of the brand’s legendary timepiece, the Royal Oak. The Royal Oak quickly became an icon after it was released in 1972, with its unique look that features an octagonal bezel and hexagonal screws as well as its extraordinary case that was made from stainless steel.
Such distinct details can also be found on the Royal Oak Equation of Time, introducing watch lovers to a new timepiece that’s as iconic as the original.
Joins An Elite Roster Of AP Royal Oak Variations
The Royal Oak spawned different versions through the years, proof that its legendary design can be enjoyed in more ways than one. Variations such as the AP Royal Oak Offshore, a sportier and more masculine version of the original released in 1993, Royal Oak Selfwinding, Royal Oak Frosted Gold, and AP Royal Oak Extra-Thin, amongst others, were equally best sellers as well.
The Royal Oak Equation of Time joins this exclusive family of Royal Oak watches, bringing its unique appeal to be enjoyed by watch lovers looking for a sporty complicated watch.
A Timepiece With Outstanding Complications
The best features of the Royal Oak Equation of Time, apart from its distinct details of course, are its complications. It has the equation of time, which showcases the difference between solar and conventional time. To determine this, the wearer’s location is taken into consideration to get the average based on local variation, which could be adjusted after determining the degree of longitude selected by the wearer.
With this complication, the wearer can set sunrise and sunset times depending on the location chosen, using the date, longitude, and latitude. Sunrise and sunset indications are displayed on the 3 and 9 o’clock counters.
This timepiece also features a perpetual calendar, which will require adjustment only by March 1, 2100.
An Eye-catching Luxury Sports Watch
The iconic details derived from the original Royal Oak aren’t only what’s captivating about the Royal Oak Equation of Time. It features characteristic details as well that make it unique on its own.
It has a blue central hand that makes it easier to make a precise reading of the equation of time. It also features a silver-toned dial that sports the brand’s signature “Grande Tapisserie” pattern as well as luminescent-coated Royal Oak hands.
A Powerful Timepiece
The Royal Oak Equation of Time is housed in a 42-millimetre case with a thickness of 10.45 millimetres. Inside is a self-winding mechanism, in-house calibre 2120/2808, which packs a power reserve of 40 hours and a depth of up to 20 metres.
Available In Two variants
AP offers the Royal Oak Equation of Time in two variants to meet the https://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/04/11/how-to-wear-a-21000-audemars-piguet-watch/. There’s one version in stainless steel with white gold applied hour markers and matched with black hand-stitched alligator strap, and another in an 18-carat pink gold case with matching pink gold applied hour markers and brown hand-stitched brown alligator strap.
Both versions sport a glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback and screw-locked crown. The pink gold version has an 18-carat pink gold folding clasp while the steel version also has a stainless steel folding clasp to complement the steel case.
An Embodiment Of The Brand’s Watchmaking Expertise
Most watch enthusiasts equate the success of brand with the Royal Oak and the AP Royal Oak Offshore, thus making the brand more renowned for its innovative spirit more than anything else. It is in fact in complicated watch mechanisms that started it all for the brand in 1875.
For over 140 years, AP has immersed itself in mastering the development of complicated watches — from conception down to production. This, combined with its unparalleled artistry, has produced complicated timepieces that are now regarded as the ultimate display of fine craftsmanship.
The Royal Oak Equation of Time is undoubtedly a representation of the brand’s aesthetic and technical excellence, a product of years of watchmaking experience, and a true epitome of what the brand does best: marrying tradition with contemporary artistry to bring a traditional complication in one iconic luxury sports watch.
To know more about the AP Royal Oak Equation of Time and its price, as well as other AP Royal Oak classic timepieces, visit the brand’s website. For interesting features and videos about the brand, check out Revolution Magazine online and its digital editions.