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First Edition Royal Oak Selfwinding Chronograph - 1998


Audemars Piguet


Details & Specifications


Pre-Owned Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph, original 39mm sized Royal Oak stainless steel case and blue micro tapisserie dial. Powered by the calibre 2385 self winding movement - one of the worlds thinnest chronographs in production.

This particular example is from the first ever production run of the Royal Oak chronograph of which a limited quantity were produced. These pieces are identifiable by a no AP logo crown, Gay Freres produced bracelet and blue micro tapisserie dial. This watch is a D serial with a production number of 5##.
The watch is in excellent condition for its age with sharp edges on the case and only minor marks from normal wear. A factory polish would return it to near mint condition.
This watch comes with the original inner and outer box, stamped and dated warranty, original swing tag and authorised dealer purchase receipt from 1998.





Self-Winding Chronograph

Chronograph, hours, minutes, small seconds and date.

Calibre Calibre 2385
Power Reserve (h) 40 h

No. of Jewels

No. of Parts



Frequency 3 Hz (21,600 vph)
Case Material
Stainless steel case with screw-locked crown

Case Diameter

Case thickness

39 mm

11 mm

Water Resistance 50 m / 165 feet
Bezel Stainless steel
Crystal Glareproof Sapphire Crystal
Dial Colour
Blue “Petite Tapisserie” pattern, blue counters and extern zone
Dial Indicators

White gold applied hour-markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating

Bracelet Material

Stainless steel bracelet

Clasp Folding Buckle

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