Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph 26315ST

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The reference 26315ST was introduced during the SIHH 2019. What makes this reference so special is that it just measures 38 mm in diameter, which is much smaller than other Royal Oak Chronographs as they usually measure 41 mm. In our opinion, this unisex size is more than perfect for any wrist. The 26315 came in three variations: two in steel and one in 18k rose gold. The steel ones either have a silver-toned dial with blue sub dials or a grey dial with rhodium-toned sub dials. We have the last - in our opinion, also the coolest - one on offer. The grey 'Grande Tapisserie' dial has applied hour markers and matching hands with luminescent coating. We really appreciate the date aperture between the 4- and 5-hour position. The watch has a stainless steel, integrated bracelet with AP folding clasp and comes as a full set.


Audemars Piguet Royal OakIn 1970, Audemars Piguet instructed Genta to come up with an unprecedented steel watch. As the story goes, he found inspiration whilst seeing a diver at work with an old-fashioned diver’s helmet near Lake Geneva. Staying up all night, Genta drew the design for a circular case with an angular, octagonal bezel, eight visible screws, and an integrated bracelet. The Royal Oak was presented in 1972 as the most expensive steel watch available and it caused an uproar: why was a distinguished maison d’horlogerie putting out a sports watch, let alone in such a pedestrian material? Some experts even predicted that the Royal Oak would put Audemars Piguet out of business. Though it took a while to catch on, the Royal Oak is now one of the most iconic and long-lasting watch designs, and has spawned an entire product line. It wouldn’t be the first time that Genta would prove a brand’s owners, customers, and industry experts wrong.


Packages are generally dispatched within 2 days after receipt of payment and are shipped within the Netherlands by Registered Mail through the Dutch carrier PostNL and for other countries by Fedex. Consult us if you prefer another method of shipping. For most destinations tracking is available.