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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronograph Las Vegas Boutique Limited 35 Pieces 26268SN.OO.D003CU.01

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Basic Info

Listing code J8SLZ2
Brand Audemars Piguet
Model Royal Oak Tourbillon
Reference number 26268SN.OO.D003CU.01
Movement Manual winding
Case material Steel
Bracelet material Leather
Year of production Unknown
Condition
Scope of delivery
Original box, original papers
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location United States of America, New York, New York
Price Price on request [Negotiable]
Availability Item is in stock

Caliber

Movement Manual winding

Case

Case material Steel
Dial Black

Bracelet/strap

Bracelet material Leather

Description

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronograph Solid DLC Pure Black Physical Vapor Deposition Steel Case Las Vegas Limited Edition, Black "Clous de Paris" Dial with Red Arabic Numerals, Manual Wind, Skeleton Back, Black Crocodile Strap with Red Stitching. Limited Edition of Only 35 Pieces

This particularly elite Royal Oak timepiece showcases a striking red and black color scheme as well as the exquisite Audemars Piguet 2385 caliber--a manually wound column-wheel chronograph movement featuring a one-minute tourbillon regulator and the highest degree of haute de gamme movement finishing.

Its complex brushed and polished surfaces--including the signature hexagonal screws which affix the bezel--are here given a stealthy black treatment to create a captivating contrast with the white outlined red hour figures, red chronograph sub-dial accents, and the finely beveled red tourbillon bridge in eloxed aluminum. Aside from the continually rotating tourbillon cage with its screw-adjusted balance wheel and delicately chamfered constellation of components, the dial also creates intrigue with an alternation of distinctive surface patterns.

Embrace the pinnacle of horological sophistication with the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronograph Solid DLC Pure Black Physical Vapor Deposition Steel Case Las Vegas Limited Edition. This masterpiece is a rare treasure, limited to a mere 35 pieces, making it a coveted gem for the discerning collector.

Exuding an aura of exclusivity, the watch boasts a captivating black "Clous de Paris" dial adorned with vibrant red Arabic numerals, striking a harmonious contrast against the darkness. Its manual wind, the Audemars Piguet 2385 caliber, unveils a mesmerizing dance of precision, housing a one-minute tourbillon regulator, and the epitome of haute de gamme movement finishing.

Impeccably crafted, the watch's brushed and polished surfaces, including the iconic hexagonal screws securing the bezel, are treated with a stealthy black DLC coating. This treatment magnifies the allure of the timepiece, accentuating the red hour figures and chronograph sub-dial accents that command attention. The intricately beveled red tourbillon bridge in eloxed aluminum is a testament to the meticulous artistry and attention to detail that defines Audemars Piguet.

As the eye navigates the dial's mesmerizing labyrinth of surface patterns, the continually rotating tourbillon cage, adorned with a screw-adjusted balance wheel, invites admiration. Each delicately chamfered component speaks volumes of the artisan's dedication to perfection.

Creating a grande complication watch, especially one housing two intricate complications like a tourbillon and a chronograph, is an endeavor that demands an unparalleled level of skill, precision, and dedication. The complexity lies not only in the assembly but also in the meticulous crafting and synchronization of these mechanisms.

The tourbillon, designed to counter the effects of gravity on the movement, requires an extraordinary level of precision in its construction. It comprises numerous tiny components, each meticulously calibrated and assembled to ensure optimal performance. The balance wheel, escapement, and intricate cage must work in perfect harmony, requiring microscopic adjustments and expertise to achieve the desired accuracy.

Simultaneously, integrating a chronograph into this already intricate movement amplifies the complexity exponentially. A chronograph involves additional gears, levers, and mechanisms to enable precise timing and measurement of elapsed time. Coordinating the activation of the chronograph with the regular timekeeping functions without compromising accuracy demands a mastery of horological engineering that few possess.

Crafting such a masterpiece isn't merely about assembling parts; it's an art form that demands an intimate understanding of mechanics, mathematics, and material science. Countless hours of meticulous labor, often performed by only a select few master watchmakers, are invested in each timepiece. These artisans dedicate their lives to honing their craft, undergoing extensive training and apprenticeships to gain the expertise required to create these exceptional watches.

The complexity extends beyond the technical aspects; it involves an intricate dance between tradition and innovation. Each component must be hand-finished to perfection, with surfaces polished and decorated with exquisite detail, showcasing the pinnacle of haute horlogerie.

Due to the extraordinary skill and time-intensive nature of crafting such timepieces, only a handful of master watchmakers around the world possess the expertise to create grande complications. Their artistry, honed over years of dedication, elevates these timepieces to the realm of high art, where precision meets beauty in a symphony of mechanical mastery.

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