Introduced in 2012, the Royal Oak Ultra Thin Tourbillon pairs the classic Royal Oak aesthetics with a hand-wound movement with tourbillon escapement. It is the first Royal Oak with no additional complications to be fitted with such a highly-valued escapement – earlier versions like the 1997 limited, the 1999 Tradition d’Excellence and the later Chrono Tourbillon and Concept watches all featured additional functions. In the best of Royal Oak traditions, the present 26512ST.OO.1220ST.01 is housed in a case of stainless steel. The dial is black.
|Name:||Royal Oak Ultra Thin Tourbillon Stainless Steel / Black|
Below is a detailed look at Audemars Piguet’s model 26512ST.OO.1220ST.01 from Royal Oak watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.
Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Ultra Thin Tourbillon Stainless Steel / Black (26512ST.OO.1220ST.01) was originally released in 2012. This watch features a hand-wound movement beating at a frequency of 21600 bph ( 3 Hz) to provide a 70-hour power reserve when fully wound.
The stainless steel case measures 41mm in diameter and roughly 8.85mm thick. The N/A case is paired with a black color dial with stick-shaped hands, and a stick / dot hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak model 26512ST.OO.1220ST.01 is water resistant up to 50 meters (164 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.
The Royal Oak 26512ST.OO.1220ST.01 movement is a powered by caliber AP 2924 made by Audemars Piguet. The 25-jewel hand-wound movement is 31.5mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour or 3 Hz. This movement offers a 70-hour power reserve.
|Additionals:||Power Reserve Indicator, Tourbillon Escapement|
How much does the Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak 26512ST.OO.1220ST.01 cost? This watch was introduced in 2012 and has been in Audemars Piguet’s collection for around . This watch is not a limited release. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.
CURRENT PRICE: $137,400 .
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- Brand: Audemars Piguet
- Model: Royal Oak Ultra Thin Tourbillon Stainless Steel / Black
- Reference Number: 26512ST.OO.1220ST.01
- Limited: No
Case & Dial:
- Material: Stainless steel
- Glass: Sapphire
- Back: Display
- Diameter: 41
- Thickness: 8.85
- Lug Width: N/A
- Dial Color: Black
- Indexes: Stick / Dot and Stick-shaped hands
- Water Resistance: 50 meters
- Winding: Hand-Wound
- Brand: Audemars Piguet
- Caliber: AP 2924
- Display: Analog
- Diameter: 31.5mm
- Jewels: 25
- Power Reserve: 70 hours
- Frequency: 21600 bph
- Functions: Hours, Minutes
About Audemars Piguet
Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet met in 1874. The two watchmakers began working together, founding Audemars, Piguet et Cie, one year later in 1875. To this day, members of the two families sit on the board of directors for the company. This makes Audemars Piguet one of the oldest family-run manufactures.
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