Audemars Piguet releases a new model 16202ST Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin Replica that looks pretty much identical to the previous 15202ST apart from the new movement. While the old caliber 2121 has its charms, the new movement is technically superior with a higher beat rate and longer power reserve. The new model also comes fitted with an anniversary rotor.
The Case and Dial
Measuring 39mm x 8mm, the stainless steel case is 0.1mm thinner than the 15202ST. Aside from the measurements on paper, it’s hard to discern a noticeable difference between the two models. The iconic Best Audemars Piguet Replica design is derived from the famous screwed octagonal bezel and integrated bracelet. The faceted links paired with brushed and polished surfaces create a captivating reflective effect, making the Royal Oak Bracelet one of the most attractive designs available.
Blue sunburst Tapisserie dial with applied hour markers. They are luminous like two hour and minute hands. In addition to the Audemars Piguet logo at 12, an additional AP emblem has been applied at 6 o’clock. This configuration without the seconds hand and additional logo makes this model discernible from regular automatics as ultra-thin.
The AAA Audemars Piguet Royal Oak “Jumbo” Replica Slim with Date function is the quintessential everyday wearer. Its thinness also makes it more comfortable on the wrist.
While it may be too precious for a beater, its simplicity and classic design are undoubtedly the reason it is the most popular sports watch today, perhaps second only to the Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711.
The rest of the case is very simple. This watch comes with a folding butterfly clasp bracelet and a transparent case back to reveal the movement.
The Cheap Audemars Piguet Replica is more expensive than a regular automatic transmission, but for good reason. Its slimness and signature AP badge boosted its status significantly, although or because of its higher price, it was also in much higher demand than regular automatics.
The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Replica watch now features an upgraded Calibre 7121, which beats 28,800 vph compared to the previous Calibre 2121’s 19,800 vph. The higher beat rate is also accompanied by a longer power reserve, 55 hours compared to 40 hours.
The rotor is now fitted with ball bearings to reduce wear and the balance wheel is fitted with an inertia mass. In addition, the new movement is now equipped with a quick-set date function.
The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak “Jumbo” Replica Watches Swiss Movement might be the Holy Grail watch for many stainless steel sports watch collectors. In terms of execution, nothing has changed, if anything, it will only get better. The new in-house movement could significantly improve stability, performance and accuracy.